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8th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Fr. Matt on February 28, 2014 at 12:40 PM Comments comments (6)

Fr. Matt’s Corner: … Even should she forget

          Blessings to all of you, my dear friends in Christ. Ready or not, Lent is right around the corner (Oh, if only we could say the same about milder temperatures), and it’s time to get our foreheads smudged this Wednesday. Lent is a time in which we especially strive to seek first the Kingdom of God – it&#...

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Happy (Liturgical) New Year!

Posted by Fr. Matt on December 3, 2013 at 2:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Fr. Matt’s Corner:. . Be prepared . . . In days to come . . .

         Happy New Year to you, my dear friends in Christ.  The beginning of this new Church year is a time to dream.  Some of us have already begun to dream about next year’s gun deer season; others are simply dreaming of a white and wonderful Christmas.  In this spirit, the Church gives us one of our great dreamers...

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25th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Fr. Matt on September 20, 2013 at 12:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Fr. Matt’s Corner: . . . The Master commended that dishonest steward . . .

          Greetings to you, my dear friends in Christ. Once more, Jesus confounds and confuses us with one of those perplexing parables of His. What a goofy master – to praise the dirty thief who’s been robbing him …what gives this time?

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12th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Fr. Matt on June 20, 2013 at 5:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Fr. Matt’s Corner: ... and the disciples were with Him

 

          Greetings to all of you, my sisters and brothers. Does anyone else wonder where June is off to?  These days seem to be flying past as – despite this summer respite, this season of comfort seems to have a busy-nessof its own.  With preparations and practices and yard-work and gardenin...

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10th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Fr. Matt on June 20, 2013 at 5:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Fr. Matt’s Corner: ... and God has visited his people ...

          Greetings to all of you, my sisters and brothers in Christ. Whether it be in Zarephath, Naim, Pembine, or Niagara, the reality of death confronts us all. A great big part of the Good News that our faith proclaims to us is that while death is real, it need not be final. Rather, as foreshadowed by...

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Corpus Christi Sunday

Posted by Fr. Matt on June 20, 2013 at 5:15 PM Comments comments (0)
Fr. Matt’s Corner: ... They all ate and were satisfied ...
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Trinity Sunday

Posted by Fr. Matt on May 23, 2013 at 3:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Fr. Matt’s Corner:  ... and hope does not disappoint

 

          Greetings and peace and salutations to all of you, my friends, on this Trinity Sunday.  While our society might send us the message that ‘god’ is me, myself, and I; we Catholics know better – that God is Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.  Since most of us don’t spend much time...

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Pentecost

Posted by Fr. Matt on May 23, 2013 at 3:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Fr. Matt’s Corner:  . . . The Holy Spirit will teach you everything . . .

 

            Peace be with you, my friends, and hold on to your hats, for the Holy Spirit is blowing among us this day!  The Breath of God, the Love between the Father and the Son, the Paraclete, the Advocate – the Holy Spirit.

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Ascension Thursday Sunday

Posted by Fr. Matt on May 23, 2013 at 3:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Fr. Matt’s Corner:  . . . And behold, I am with you always,until the end of the age. . .

           

Greetings to you, my dear friends onthe Feast of the Ascension of our Lord Jesus Christ.  At the heart of our faith is the fact thatJesus Christ (God) became man so that we (men and women) could become God (bybecoming One in heart, mind, and spirit with Him).  The technical and poetic name for this greatmy...

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6th Sunday of Easter

Posted by Fr. Matt on May 23, 2013 at 3:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Fr.Matt’s Corner:  ... and make ourdwelling with him …

 

Happy Easter to all of my favoritepeople!  Today is holy to the Lord, ourGod.  In the midst of all that hasbefallen our community over the past couple of weeks, we have been hearinggreat Good News from our Lord:  “Behold, God’s dwelling is with the humanrace.  He will dwell with them and they willbe His people and God himself will always be with them as their God.  H...

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