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Stewardship: A Way of Life

Sharing:  Time Talent  Treasure A   BELIEVER’S   DILEMMA A short time before Christmas Mom said to her children, “It is time to make out our Christmas lists for Santa.”  And the reply from the eleven year old was, a bit

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A Note from Fr. Derek

           This Tuesday, January 22nd, marks the 46th 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 Life was

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Stewardship: A Way of Life

Sharing:  Time Talent  Treasure PEACE ON EARTH    GOOD WILL IN ITS PEOPLE What a beautiful and comforting thought to know peace on this earth. How does it happen? Can I do anything to help?  Have I ever felt this peace?

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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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A Note from Fr. Derek

Today we celebrate the Feast of the Epiphany of the Lord. The word epiphany means “to reveal” or a manifestation.  It has come to be used in our common language to describe a moment of sudden revelation or insight. While

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Stewardship: A Way of Life

WHY ME? Why not me? As human beings tend to do, we  look around and see things not necessarily as they are, but often as we wish them to be. We see happiness in another that seems to exceed anything that we

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A Note from Fr. Derek

         The month of January was named after the Roman god Janus, who presided over doorways and new beginnings. He was often represented with two faces – one looking forward and one back. As we prepare to

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Stewardship: A Way of Life

REMEMBERING Remembering is an art and a science and so much more. It is only  perfect to the person remembering. Ask any two siblings or friends about a shared experience and you will probably get two different  stories with only

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A Note from Fr. Derek

As we enter into this holy season of our Lord’s birth, on behalf of the staff here at St. Bartholomew’s, I want to wish each of you a very blessed Christmas and all the best in the new year. As

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A Note From Fr. Derek

   “Rejoice in the Lord always, I shall say it again: rejoice!” This weekend we celebrate the Third Sunday of Advent, also known as Gaudete Sunday, the Latin word Gaudete meaning “Rejoice!” Paul’s words to the community at Philippi in

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