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The Fourth Sunday of Lent

The Cross, Sign of Salvation Dear brothers and sisters, the cross is a dreadful and humiliating punishment that was used from the 6th century BC to the 4th century AD. The cross is a method of executing the death penalty that involves a very long, cruel, and painful process of persecution. Crucifixion is a punishment

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The Third Sunday of Lent

Cleansing our Hearts In the Gospel this Sunday, we heard that Jesus cleansed the temple. What Jesus did may make us squirm a bit. The usually gentle, compassionate, merciful Jesus has become a person who was whiplashing: driving out sheep and cattle, scattering monies, knocking over tables and not sparing the pigeon-sellers. But Jesus gives

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The Second Sunday of Lent

Finding God in Every Situation Dear brothers and sisters, the Transfiguration experience, the experience of communion with the glorious God, is a joyful experience. Peter and the other disciples did not want to lose that precious moment. Like the disciples of Jesus, each of us has surely had a “mountaintop experience,” where we feel the

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The First Sunday of Lent

Repentance and God’s Forgiveness Today is the first Sunday of Lent and in today’s Gospel we heard that the Spirit drove Jesus out into the wilderness where He remained for 40 days and was tempted by the devil. He was with the wild beasts and the angels looked after Him.During those 40 days in the

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Parish Lenten Retreat

Saturday, February 24: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Walking with Jesus through the desert Please mark your calendars for our annual Parish Lenten Retreat Day on Sat., Feb. 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Please bring your own lunch although light refreshments will be available. More details will follow.

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Ash Wednesday & Mass Schedule

Wednesday, February 14, 2024 Ashes will be distributed for Ash Wednesday, Feb. 14th, at 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Please note the time change for the morning Mass.   Catholics worldwide will observe Ash Wednesday on Wed., Feb. 14th. This is a day of fast (less food for those who are between the ages of

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