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False Forms of Holiness

This week we will continue our journey together as we reflect on Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation: ‘Gaudete Et Exsultate’ or ‘Rejoice and be Glad’. The Pope’s reflection in the second chapter of the exhortation reveals two reoccurring false forms of…

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Mission Outreach

New Jersey Mission Trip

This past week, April 15th through April 20th, St. Ann by the Sea Missionaries traveled to Long Branch, NJ to work with the St. Bernard Project (similar to Habitat for Humanity and Catholic Charities). We worked on houses severely damaged…

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Mission Outreach

Love In Ordinary Ways

A couple of weeks ago, we talked about extraordinary faith, especially from Mary at the Annunciation. Have you been interested in growing in friendship with Mary? In growing closer to Jesus’ grace? Again, I just want to repeat: Jesus’ Divine…

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Father Jerry Shea

At this important time, when so many turn to our community of faith for assistance, I invite you to consider making a gift to the Catholic Appeal.

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Mission Outreach

Divine Mercy Sunday

Just when you thought I couldn’t start my column with another exclamation point sentence, I still can: Happy Divine Mercy Sunday! I hope you are really able to soak in this important day in the Church. We ended a few…

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Easter Sunday

At this important time, when so many turn to our community of faith for assistance, I invite you to consider making a gift to the Catholic Appeal.

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