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A Note from Fr. Derek

Last weekend, in my homily, I made reference to the corporal and spiritual works of mercy, works that are fundamental in our Catholic Tradition. It is important to remember that the Catholic tradition is one that recognizes that faith alone

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Stewardship: A Way of Life 

Sharing:  Time  Talent  Treasure PLUGGED IN We have opinions negative, positive, or indifference, but we cannot claim to not know something about our electronic devices. Most all of us use a device at sometime. We keep in  touch with those

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Stewardship: A Way of Life 

Sharing:  Time  Talent  Treasure ‘SEEING IS BELIEVING’ Should we believe everything that we see? Or should we realize that while we all might see the same thing/situation, our personal interpretations of such can be very different. If anyone has taken

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Stewardship: A Way of Life 

Sharing:  Time  Talent  Treasure “…..THAT I SHOULD NOT LOSE ANYTHING OF WHAT HE GAVE ME….” Jn 6:39 This quotation has been used lately as we pray and communicate  to the best of our Catholic ability the seriousness of the abortion

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A Note From Fr. Derek

As you are aware, the flu virus has affected many this year and is spreading very quickly.  As a result, Cardinal Seán directed parishes last week to take some temporary liturgical precautions to help keep the incidence of the flu

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Stewardship: A Way of Life 

Sharing:  Time  Talent  Treasure STANDARDS There should be times in everyone’s life when you stop because something that you saw or heard or read or whatever came into our minds and it should not be let go without further thought.

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A Note from Fr. Derek

               This Wednesday, January 22nd, marks the 47th anniversary of the 1973 Supreme Court ruling in the case Roe v. Wade which legalized abortion on demand in the United States. The annual March for

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Stewardship: A Way of Life

Sharing:  Time  Talent  Treasure “FEAR  NOT,  IT  IS  I…..” FEAR!!  It is a word that probably has as many different meanings as to the number of people that you ask to define it.  Some people share a fear—snakes. heights. etc—.

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A Note From Fr. Derek

On this day on which we bring the Christmas season to a close, we celebrate the Baptism of the Lord Jesus. It is a good day for us to recall our own Baptism and the meaning of it. In Baptism

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Stewardship: A Way of Life

Sharing:  Time  Talent  Treasure “YOU LIKE ME!     YOU REALLY LIKE ME!!   responding with great joy  Sally Field in her acceptance of her Oscar Ms. Field took a great deal of static over this spontaneous response in the

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