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Bulletin Letter September 18

+JMJ Dear Parishioners, Perhaps by now many of you have heard that Darlene Herber accepted the position as front office assistant. She is already doing a fine job, and I am grateful for her willingness to join us. Many thanks to all those who worked to make

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Bulletin Letter September 11

+JMJ Dear Parishioners, Here’s another hodgepodge of items to comprise my weekly letter: -The Divine Mercy School year seems to have started out very well. Our new principal, Mr. Joe Linder, is doing a great job. One of his first challenges was dealing with a power outage

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Bulletin Letter September 4

+JMJ Dear Parishioners, This past week we had our eighth and final session of Young Adult Theology of the Body. The talk was entitled, “The Language of Sexual Love”. Here are questions and answers that summarize the main content of the talk: –What is the one question

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Bulletin Letter August 28

+JMJ Dear Parishioners, I still have notes from some of the talks given at the workshop on the Sacrament of Confession last summer in Baltimore by Dominicans from the Dominican House of Studies in Washington, DC. The following are the main points from a talk given by

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Bulletin Letter August 21

+JMJ Dear Parishioners, First of all, let me say – now that our seminarian Peter Grodi has returned home to spend some time with family and then to the seminary – that I am so grateful for the role that so many of you played in his

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Bulletin Letter August 14

+JMJ Dear Parishioners, My relationship with the Blessed Virgin Mary started when I was very young. I learned to pray the rosary, and after Mass on Sunday’s we sometimes visited a grotto modeled after Our Lady of Lourdes. I remember in my elementary years when my mother

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Bulletin Letter August 7

+JMJ Dear Parishioners, Have you ever paid attention to “the voice” of a song? Ask yourself, “Who is speaking to whom?” Then what is the main content of the song? What is being spoken about? The following song, entitled “The Servant Song” has been recommended by our

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Bulletin Letter July 31

+JMJ Dear Parishioners, We had another session of our Young Adult Theology of the Body this past Sunday. It was entitled, “Marriage as a Sacrament”. Here are some questions and answers that summarize the content of the session: -How is the wife a symbol of the Church

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Bulletin Letter July 24

+JMJ Dear Parishioners, First, I have to make an important announcement to introduce to you our newest faculty member at Divine Mercy School. Mr. Joe Grant recently accepted the position as teacher for our 5th-6th grade classroom, taking the place of Mr. Joe Linder who became principal.

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Bulletin Letter July 17

+JMJ Dear Parishioners, A couple weeks ago I wrote about why we should sing the Mass. And I showed you two paragraphs from the General Instruction of the Roman Missal to emphasize the need to sing the ordinary parts of the Mass, especially on Sundays feastdays. Next

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