Posts Tagged Christmas

Bulletin Letter – 12/20/20

Dear Parishioners, For some of us, these remaining days of Advent will likely be hectic as we hurry to finish projects for work, finalize plans for family gatherings, and purchase those last items for our Christmas shopping.  All of these are certainly good and need to be

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Bulletin Letter – 12/30/18

Dear Parishioners,                                                                                                                                  +JMJ As I’m writing this letter the week before Christmas, we just received details for the funeral Mass of Father Tony Borgia, pastor of St. Patrick’s Heatherdowns in Toledo. Father died Saturday evening, without any notice whatsoever, probably of a heart attack. I couldn’t

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Bulletin letter – 12/23/18

Dear Parishioners,                                                                                                                               +JMJ Do you remember the famous Prologue of the Gospel of St. John (chapter 1:1-18)? We read it during the Mass at nighttime for Christmas. In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in

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Bulletin Letter – 12/17/17

Dear Parishioners,                                                                                                                                  +JMJ Here is a beautiful quote from Pope Benedict XVI that I saw this past week: If we let Christ into our lives, we lose nothing, nothing, absolutely nothing of what makes life free, beautiful, and great. This can be fine meditation for us as we

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Bulletin Letter December 21

Dear Parishioners, In a few days we celebrate Christmas, the Feast of the Incarnation. God takes on flesh, i.e., human nature. Technically, this act of joining divine nature to human nature is called the “hypostatic union”. God’s commitment to his creation, especially to the human race, is

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