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Our Lady of Czestochowa

Each year the Church designates the month of August as a Marian month to celebrate Mary and her Immaculate Heart. This veneration is united to her physical heart, the seat of her love for her son, virtue, and inner life….

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Social Justice Mission Trip

This week, I am happy to announce I will be accompanying our Mission Director, Will Rein and high school age missionaries to a social justice mission trip in Chicago Illinois. We will be staying at The Darst Center, a social…

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St. Ann & St. Joachim

Last week, July 26th was the Feast of St. Ann and St. Joachim. It was in the home of Joachim and Ann where our Blessed Virgin Mary received her training to be the Mother of God. Therefore, devotion to Ann…

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Living Faith

Last week, Fr. Carmichael spoke to us in his homily about developing a deeper trust in God. This living faith and trust is focused on obedience to God by our total surrender and acceptance of Jesus Christ and His teachings….

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Vacation Bible School

Next Tuesday to Friday morning, July 18- through the 21st from 8:30am to 11:30am, I will have the privilege of accompanying a wonderful group of young children, teenagers and adults, who volunteer each year and participate in the St. Ann…

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God Bless America

How is your memory? If it is like mine, there are times when you forget what you’ve done with your car keys or why you entered a room in search of something. Do you need to write lists or leave…

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God Calling

I once attended a healing Mass with my son Robert when he was 10 years old. The priest who prayed with Robert that evening told him that God was calling him and to listen to Him. Robert turned to me…

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Corpus Christi

The word, Eucharist, means “to give thanks”. In the Eucharist, we thank God for the gift of his Son, and join Jesus, in adoring God, the Father of life, in a sacrifice of praise and thanksgiving. In this way, the…

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Stepping In

This past weekend, Fr. Carmichael expressed in his homily with confidence, that each one of us were heroes in the world today as faithful disciples: attending Mass, sharing the good news of the Gospel to our neighbors, family and friends,…

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