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A Letter From Fr. Derek- May 15

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, It is hard to believe that it has been two months since we have had public Masses offered in our churches.  This is a long time for us to be separated from our worship

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Letter From Fr. Derek-May 8

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ:             I pray that this letter finds you all staying safe and well during these days.  As I write this, though we remain in the midst of our state of emergency the news is

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Celebrating May, the Month of Mary

May is the month dedicated to Our Mother Mary.  Usually we have Mary focused crafts at Community Sunday, the crowning of Mary on Mother’s day and daily rosary (all year).  Although we are unlikely to resume parish gatherings this month,

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Letter From Fr. Derek- May 1, 2020

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, It is hard to believe that we are approaching our eighth weekend of being unable to gather together to celebrate the Eucharist on account of the ongoing state of emergency.  Please know you all

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A Letter from Fr. Derek- April 17

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ: In this Sunday’s Gospel passage, Jesus appears to his disciples as they are hiding behind locked doors out of fear and says to them, “Peace be with you.”  How ironic it is that, in

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A Letter from Fr. Derek- April 3

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I pray that you are staying safe and well.  As this pandemic continues to spread, more and more of us will find ourselves more affected and more tested on a personal level. As I

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A Letter From Fr. Derek- March 27

“Untie him and let him go” (Jn 11:44). Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I pray that this letter finds you, and those whom you hold dear, well and in good health in these uncertain days.  These words of Jesus

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A Letter From Fr. Derek

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I pray this finds you and your loved ones healthy in mind, body and spirit.  I know that being bombarded with news about the COVID-19 pandemic can be wearying.  While it is important to

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A Letter from Fr. Derek

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ: These are certainly interesting times in which we are living and we are finding ourselves tried by this novel coronavirus pandemic.  Please know that you all remain in my prayers as we navigate this

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