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Pastor’s Update For December 1

This year we are going to concentrate on supporting our ministries with increased training and retreat support.  This weekend we celebrate the 1ST SUNDAY IN ADVENT,  beginning the new liturgical year. This year we are going to concentrate on supporting…

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Pastor’s Update For November 17

PASTOR’S  COLUMN This Friday, November 22nd, I will be celebrating the CATHOLIC TV MASS in Watertown at 9:30am. Ed Neary will be joining me for this Mass as our Lector. Once again, I want to invite anyone who is interested…

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Pastor’s Update For November 10

May God reward you with abundant blessings for serving our beloved country . . . During my junior and senior years of high school, the president was Jimmy Carter (now at age 95, the oldest living President in history), we…

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Pastor’s Update For November 3

This weekend we will have folks outside of each Mass asking you to sign a petition which would prohibit the funding by the state of abortions from our taxpayer funds. I am pleased to let everyone know that Catherine Rein…

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Pastor’s Update For October 27

This Tuesday at 7pm, I’ll be meeting with the PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL. We have a full year’s agenda! This weekend we welcome Bishop John Dooher to the Sunday 11:30 Mass, and thank him for celebrating the Sacrament of Confirmation. I…

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World Mission Sunday

How blessed we are to support programs that bring Jesus’s Gospel message of peace, justice and compassion to all the corners of the world . . .  This weekend the Church celebrates “World Mission Sunday”. Our Second Collection will be…

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Pastor’s Update For October 13th

We have begun the fall term with the Parish Pastoral Council and the Finance Council. This weekend’s Second Collection is for Peter’s Pence and Catholic University of America. Peter’s Pence, as all old timers know, is the Holy Father’s Collection…

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Pastor’s Update For October 6th

Thanks for caring for the poor! I would like to thank all of you for the warm welcome you extended to Father John Higgins from La Salette Shrine. What a good egg he was! Immediately after the Vigil Mass, I…

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