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Health Care and Catholicism

My mother told me a few years back that she has given her Health Care Proxy to one of my brothers, rather than me, because she is afraid I would not permit a DNR order. I was miffed at first…

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Happy Father’s Day

I want to wish all the Dad’s a ‘HAPPY FATHER’S DAY.’ In each of our Masses we will be praying over all dads, while remembering all the dads who have gone before us and we now pray enjoy life with…

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Mission Program

This week I was on retreat in Long Branch New Jersey at the San Alfonso Retreat Center.  The grounds of the center feature outdoor shrines, prayer gardens, green lawns, and beautiful chapels. The hospitality of the Redemptorist community made this week truly…

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The Ambivalence of Change

We all realize that change is difficult. A month ago I would have never imagined that I would be welcoming a new member of the parish staff. As you know our last secretary left for a better position, and boy…

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Love Your Neighbor

Happy Memorial Day Weekend to everyone. A big hello to our summer residents who are getting an early jump on preparing their cottages for summer. Just a quick reminder that our Vigil mass moved to 5:00pm and that Confessions have…

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Marian Month

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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