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Pastor’s Column for February 17th

it is painful and difficult to own up to shameful actions, especially in what was once a venerated institution  This Wednesday the Pope has called together the 180 Presidents of Episcopal Conferences throughout the World, and our own Cardinal Sean…

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Constanza Medical Mission

I ask for your prayers as we are seeking medical professionals to join us in mission to serve the abject poor in the mountainous region of Constanza, Dominican Republic.  Last November I had the privilege of joining a group of …

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Invitation To Catholic TV Mass

We have a lot of activities going on during the next two months. Have you ever attended a CATHOLIC TV MASS in Watertown? I know that most folks are working, but I also realize some of our retired parishioners can…

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World Day of the Sick

Every person is, and always remains a human being, and is to be treated as such. This Monday, February 11th the Church celebrates World Day of the Sick. This day was instituted by Pope St. John Paul II in 1992…

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The Feast of St. Blaise

I have striven for our parish to be a Church for the Poor and on this trip God showed me the real need out there for His Church to continue to minister. This weekend the Feast of St. Blaise is…

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Facts About World Youth Day

The theme for this year’s gathering was taken from Mary’s affirmation of God’s will in Luke 1:38:  “I am the servant of the Lord. May it be done to me according to your word.” As you know, this week we…

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Virtue Is A Habit

“Virtue can not take root without the help of temptation…Faith, hope, charity, chastity and patience and every virtue must be tried. Otherwise there would be no virtue.” C.S. Lewis once said that our morning prayer should begin like this: “Lord,…

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World Youth Day

Despite all that is happening in the Church today, I still LOVE BEING A PRIEST! I was so blessed that the Church believed that God had called me to Holy Orders. I can’t imagine what my life would have been…

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World Youth Day Pilgrimage

“In meditation a Christian seeks silence so as to experience intimacy with God and to find peace in his presence. He hopes for the sensible experience of his presence, which is an undeserved gift of grace; he does not expect…

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