Posts Tagged Lent

Bulletin Letter – 2/21/21

Hello everyone! Having already begun the season of Lent, we once again turn our focus to doing acts of penance in the forms of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving.  These acts are good for us by their very nature as they serve a twofold purpose.  Firstly, we can

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Bulletin Letter – 1/31/21

Hello everyone! With January now in the rear-view mirror, we look forward to what February has in store for us.  Even though it is the shortest month, it sometimes feels like the longest one because we are tired of the cold weather and gray clouds.  But don’t

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Bulletin Letter – 3/15/20

Dear Parishioners,                                                                                                                               +JMJ Here are some themes – life lessons – that started my Lent in the right direction. The daily readings from the Mass of Thursday after Ash Wednesday included the following lines: [From Deuteronomy 30:15-21] “See, I have today set before you life and good,

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Bulletin Letter – 3/8/20

Dear Parishioners,                                                                                                                                                                                                                      +JMJ We have begun the liturgical season of Lent; and Lent is certainly a time to examine our spiritual life, even something as big as our understanding of God’s provision for us. As we journey through life, do we think about the way

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Bulletin Letter – 2/11/18

Dear Parishioners,                                                                                                                                  +JMJ Here is the opening prayer for the Mass of Ash Wednesday, which begins the holy season of Lent: Grant, O Lord, that we may begin with holy fasting this campaign of Christian service, so that, as we take up battle against spiritual evils,

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