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Lent

This past weekend I reminded everyone that in Lent we walk through the 40 days with Fasting, Almsgiving and Prayer. FASTING: When it comes to fasting we all know that we abstain from meat on Fridays. Now if you make…

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Upcoming Liturgical Season

This Sunday we resume the 7:00pm Mass, and I want to thank everyone for permitting me the opportunity of taking last Sunday night off to watch the Super Bowl. As painful as the outcome of the game was, we enjoy…

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Friends I’ve Lost

This past Monday we celebrated the funeral of Phyllis Webber, a regular at the 11:30am Mass. The family was kind enough to allow us to keep the beautiful red roses for the weekend Masses, after which they will be made…

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Uncoming Events and Thank Yous

I am sure everyone is happy that we are SUPER BOWL Bound. We are holding each of our regular Masses that weekend with the exception of the Sunday 7PM Mass. To be clear, THERE WILL BE NO 7PM MASS NEXT…

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Art & Environment Committee

I want to thank the two couples that volunteered to be part of the ART & ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE. This is a fancy name for the group that decorates the church for the various liturgical celebrations, such as Advent, Christmas, Lent,…

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Winter Updates

This Monday the parish office is closed in observance of the Martin Luther King Day Holiday. The office will reopen on Tuesday at 9:00am. Last weekend we concluded the Christmas Season with the Feast of the Epiphany. Normally the following…

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A Look Back

I hope your New Year’s Eve was fun and filled with joy, and I pray that 2018 presents to us greater joy and unity with our Lord and Savior. Perhaps each of us will pray for our country and world…

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Family

The Thursday before Christmas, I returned from a funeral at St. Joseph’s Parish in Somerville. I concelebrated a Mass with Father Richard Curran committing the soul of Margaret Murphy, mother of parishioner Jim Murphy. The hospitality that Father Curran extended…

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Christmas

On behalf of Father Connolly, our lay pastoral staff and myself, I want to extend our warmest regards and wishes for a joyous Christmas celebration. Each one of you know how much you mean to me, and how much your…

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Updates

The past month we have had increasing trouble with the lights flickering on and off. The problem originated outside in the meter box where one of the main two feeds coming into the church had significant oxidation impeding the transmission…

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