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Pastor’s Desk 12.12.21

……from your Pastor’s Desk Gaudete Sunday Happy Gaudete Sunday! Gaudete Sunday happens every year on the third Sunday of Advent. Back in the 1900’s—when many of us were born— up until the early 1960’s, the words were in Latin:“Gaudete, iterum dico vobis, ‘Gaudete.’” Which means; “Rejoice in the Lord always; again I say, Rejoice!” And so, this Sunday is still called “Gaudete…

Pastor’s Desk 12.5.21

……from your Pastor’s Desk Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary This Wednesday, December 8th, is a day which Mother Church deems so important, that it bears the same weight of responsibility that Mass attendance on Sunday does. Since it is what we call a ‘Holy Day of Obligation’, it bears asking the question; what is this feast all…

Pastor’s Desk 11.28.21

……from your Pastor’s Desk Setting the Stage for Our Advent Journey Today is the first day of the new Church year. It is also the first day of Advent. Advent is the 4 week period before Christmas when the Church celebrates the first coming of Christ and anticipates His second coming. It is also a time when we are pressured by advertisers…

Pastor’s Desk 11.21.21

……from your Pastor’s Desk The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe This Feast Day is enhanced by asking, and answering a few questions: Who is Jesus?What does He mean in your life? We call Him Messiah or Christ. Do those words mean anything to you personally?We call Him Savior, Redeemer and Lord. What effect does this have in…

Pastor’s Desk 11.14.21

……from your Pastor’s Desk Worst Day Ever?[please read entirely through] Today was the absolute worst day everAnd don’t try to convince me thatThere’s something good in every dayBecause, when you take a closer look,This world is a pretty evil place.Even ifSome goodness does shine through once in a whileSatisfaction and happiness don’t last.And it’s not true thatIt’s all in the mind and…