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Homecoming Bazaar – THANK YOU

by Fr. Rich

Just wanted to say THANK YOU to all who helped with the planning, running, opening and closing of this year’s Aannual Bazaar. As you know I was a bit under the weather and could not attend, but from what I saw on facebook and other pictures, it looks like everyone had a good time. Friday’s […]

Homecoming Bazaar

by Fr. Rich

So many people look at the Bazaar as simply a fund raiser for the parish. It is that. But it also much more. It brings a parish together as so many chip in to do the work of setting things up, preparing items and working the Bazaar. It’s an opportunity to rekindle old friendship as […]

In prayer we create a relationship with the Lord.

by Fr. Rich

Someone once said to me that he prays all the time. And I said, then I guess you don’t pray. When Jesus taught his disciples to pray, he taught them to talk to God and then listen. You need some time for that, away from the hustle and bustle of a busy world. Otherwise interruptions […]

Spirit-driven Works

by Fr. Rich

It is so easy for us to get wrapped up in all the things we need to do and the things that need to be accomplished that we lose sight of what the most important thing is. Isn’t it possible that we can get too wrapped up in the cares of life? The highest priority […]

Who is our neighbor? What criteria would you use?

by Fr. Rich

There are a lot of questions in today’s Gospel. I like the one: “Who is my neighbor?” He seems to want Jesus to tell him who to like and who not to like. How would you answer the question of Who is our neighbor? What criteria would you use? Would any of the following influence […]

Celebrate & Thank God For Our Freedoms

by Fr. Rich

For over 200 year we have celebrated our independence of the 4th of July. Indeed, we are blessed with exceptional liberty in our nation compared to other nations around the world. But in Ephesians 3:12 we celebrate another kind of freedom one that is more amazing than the Declaration of Independence guarantee. In Jesus, we […]

Be a disciple of Jesus

by Fr. Rich

“Follow Me” Jesus said in today’s Gospel. Just like those at the time of Jesus, we all have excuses why we can’t do that now. Being a disciple of Jesus isn’t necessarily to learn about different things, but to live out our beliefs and the teachings of Jesus. Our excuses go from fear, lack of […]

Happy Father’s Day

by Fr. Rich

DAD This world has many heroes you’d know most of them by name. It’s apparent that they gave their best, and they deserve their fame. But among all of the heroes this world has ever had, there’s not one that I admire more than my dad. He’s more than just a hero, he never looks […]

God is here, present, active and powerful.

by Fr. Rich

Today is the Feast of the Most Holy Trinity. Why is a Triune God so important to us. Maybe belief in a triune God changes everything for us. If our God is just a Deity out there who created the world, established some rules, and sat back until judgement day, then we’re all in a […]

The feast of God dwelling within us.

by Fr. Rich

The fifty days of Easter do not end with a whimper. Easter does not appear to go out quietly, according to the description in Acts. Easter comes to its fulfillment with “noise like a strong driving wind.” The noise fills the whole house where the disciples are gathered. The sound causes others to gather to […]