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September 2019

Sep 24

The 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time

This week we celebrate the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time.  As we reflect on this week’s Scriptures we must be aware that each of us is challenged by our own actions as we acknowledge the freedom to accept or to reject his invitation.  Are we content to be comfortable or compliant in our lives or do we accept the challenge to go...
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Sep 17

The 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time

This week we celebrate the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time.  Paul’s Letter to Timothy reminds us to pray for our leaders so we can live a peaceful existence.  Paul reminds Timothy that God wants everyone to be at peace.  How can we be at peace within ourselves?  Can we evoke change within our country or world?  Take...
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Sep 11

The 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

This week we celebrate the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time.  What is the cost of following Jesus?  Luke’s Gospel has a variety of sayings that require a depth of commitment.  To have a strong faith that calls us to follow Jesus is not easy – rather, we always sacrifice something in order to have time or energy to follow...
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Sep 11

The 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time

This week we celebrate the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time.  Have you ever looked back on your life and remembered moments that were embarrassing or you have felt guilty about something that you have done?  The Readings this week recall events from the time of Moses, Paul’s explanation to Timothy of his sinfulness, and the three...
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Sep 11

The 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

This week we celebrate the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time.  This week the readings introduce the virtue of humility.  How does it affect our relationship with God and others?  Jesus lived a life of humility.  He always cared for the needs of others, not his own.  If we experience humility we are dependent on God for...
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Notes from Nancy

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