Homilies and Letters

Epiphany Homily – January 3, 2021

Epiphany 2021 INTRO: When we were kids………….. We used to put up a sign on our bedroom door which said KEEP OUT! I guess we did that because we were mad at our brothers and sisters or parents or we wanted nothing to do with others or maybe we were just claiming our own territory. […]

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HOLY FAMILY SUNDAY 2020 INTRO: I was diagnosed at a very early age with poor eyesight. The eye doctor called it “LAZY EYE” in my right eye. I hated that diagnosis! I am not LAZY. My brother with perfect eye sight teased me mercilessly. “Lazy eye Lazy eye Jimmy’s got a lazy eye! Oh well. […]

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Christmas Eve 2020 INTRO: Did you know it is roughly 100 miles from Nazareth to Bethlehem? According to GOOGLE maps it would take about 34 hours to travel the distance on foot, not counting stops for rest – nor does it consider bandits in the desert and a woman at full term pregnancy??? But this […]

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Dear Parishioners, DID YOU KNOW?? The CARES act provides important tax incentives, which will expire on December 31, 2020: As you consider a year-end gift to help our parish, please know that that the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES ACT) was signed into law in March of this year and includes important […]

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Dear Parishioners, Your charitable giving these past several months made my year and has helped ease the burdens brought on by the pandemic. With 2020 in the rearview mirror, I join the chorus of so many voices ready to say “so long” to the past year! However, as with any challenge, there are always countless […]

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