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December 2019

Dec 30

The Epiphanyof the Lord

This week we celebrate the Feast of the Epiphany. The image of Mary, Joseph, & Jesus becoming refugees due to the tyranny of King Herod should give each of us compassion towards the many people today who are leaving everything behind to seek refuge and safety due to political unrest and extreme poverty.  Take time to reflect on modern...
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Dec 24

The Holy Family Jesus, Mary & Joseph

This week we celebrate the Fourth Sunday of Advent. Matthew’s Gospel has an account of the birth of Jesus from Joseph’s perspective.  When the angel appeared to Joseph in a dream he knew what he was to do and did it.  He care for Mary and Jesus, also known as Emmanuel – meaning “God with us.”  We are...
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Dec 18

The 4th Sunday of Advent

This week we celebrate the Fourth Sunday of Advent. Matthew’s Gospel has an account of the birth of Jesus from Joseph’s perspective.  When the angel appeared to Joseph in a dream he knew what he was to do and did it.  He care for Mary and Jesus, also known as Emmanuel – meaning “God with us.”  We are...
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Dec 11

The 3rd Sunday of Advent

This week we celebrate the Third Sunday of Advent. As we wait in joyful hope for the coming of the Lord we must hear the call for patience as we wait for the One who is made flesh among us.  This is Gaudete Sunday – rejoice – demonstrate JOY in our lives.  Joy is not just a sense of happiness.  Joy is the depth of God...
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Dec 5

The 2nd Sunday of Advent

This week we celebrate the Second Sunday of Advent. The Messiah is the long awaited one.  Jesus was sent to fulfill the promise of the Old Testament.  He came as the One who upset the culture – he cared for the widows and orphans, he healed the sick, ate with sinners, selected 12 apostles that most people would not consider...
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Notes from Nancy

Thoughts and announcements from our Pastoral Director, Nancy Woodcock. Please leave any questions in the comments.