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Happy New Year everyone!       Consider the words we pray in the Our Father…       “Thy kingdom come…thy will be done…”       “Adveniat regnum tuum…fiat voluntas tua…” The word Advent (and it’s season) refers to the “coming towards” or “coming forward” of God’s kingdom and reign.  During the season, we commemorate and focus on the… Continue reading Ponderings & Pontifications of the Pastor!

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Hello friends!                   Happy Columbus Day to all!  Many people today, although motivated to better understand the history of North and South America, criticize Christopher Columbus and his multiple voyages.  I do not wish to comment too much on that, however, it is very important to point out that many positive contributions of Catholic clergy… Continue reading Ponderings & Pontifications of the Pastor…

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Hello friends!                   We have another coming liturgical feast day this week that is very important for a number of different reasons.  On Wednesday, September 29, we celebrate the Feast Day of the Holy Archangels…Saint Michael, Saint Gabriel, and Saint Raphael!  This is one of the most ancient feast days in the West and originally… Continue reading Ponderings & Pontifications of the Pastor…

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Hello friends!               Introducing, although not for the very first time, a saint from the early Church who is a wonderful saint for the current times…St. Mary of Egypt!               Who is Saint Mary of Egypt?  I’m glad you asked.  I will discuss St. Mary during the weekend homily but also because she has a… Continue reading Ponderings & Pontifications of the Pastor