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Mission Outreach

Sharing Our Heart

Two years ago I traveled to the Dominican Republic with the Constanza Medical Mission (CMM) that we now know so well in our parish especially since the August Mission Seaside Gala, called The Constanza Medical Mission. For those of you…

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Being Mission-Full

Last week we celebrated World Mission Sunday and talked about spreading the Good News of the Gospel in our daily encounters. Just like being ‘mindful’, we can become ‘mission-full’ when we build a solid personal relationship with Jesus and then…

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A Missionary Heart

Happy World Mission Sunday! Every third Sunday in October is dedicated to renewing our commitment to the missionary movement. Pope Francis’ theme this year is, “Mission at the Heart of the Christian Faith”. The Pope calls this theme a theme…

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Our Everyday Heroes

In celebration of Laity and Mission Sunday I would like to celebrate our everyday heroes. This column isn’t going to be about St. Mother Teresa, St Faustina, or St. John Paul II. I want to give this column to the…

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Youth And Elderly

I have recently read an intriguing speech Pope Francis gave while with a group of young people. It was an off the cuff speech (personally my favorite) on the importance of young people connecting with the elderly…. This is a…

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Greatness

Below is a quote from the autobiography of St. Therese of Liseaux, the Story of a Soul. It inspired me, so I want to share it with you: “When reading the lives of the saints, I was puzzled at seeing…

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Our Vocation Is To Love

Very often while I am talking with people from all walks of life, of varying ages and careers, our discussions lead to this common question: What is my vocation? Many times I find myself asking a similar question: Jesus, what…

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Dear God

Today I want to introduce to you a few exercises that have been beneficial for me in my prayer life. The first is writing letters! A lost art. Good old snail mail! Do you still use the mailing system to…

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Food Insecurity

This week I look forward to telling you about what we learned during our Chicago Mission trip serving the poor and the hungry. On our first day in Chicago, our group learned about the issues of food insecurity and homelessness….

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