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January 24, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 1/18/21

In the readings today, we hear about God calling people to mission. Could God be calling you to priesthood or religious life? Become a Friar St. Francis found much joy in living the Gospel and in his day inspired thousands of men and women to follow in the footsteps ... Read More »

January 17, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 1/11/21

From the United State Conference of Catholic Bishops regarding the vaccine against COVID 19: On December 14, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of Fort Wayne-South Bend, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Doctrine, and Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City in Kansas, chairman of ... Read More »

January 10, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 1/04/21

Today’s Feast marks the conclusion of the Christmas Season and the beginning of Ordinary Time. It’s a feast of transition from Jesus’ hidden life to that of His public ministry. It also echoes the theme of the Epiphany in that the Baptism of the Lord is another manifestation announcing ... Read More »

January 3, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 12/28/20

It is a custom to bless our homes on the feast of the Epiphany. Here is a suggested prayer:

Leader:  Peace be to this house

All:   And to all who live here

Leader: Bless, O Lord, this household and family, and allow all of us who live in this ... Read More »

December 25-27, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 12/22/20

I come from a large family; I have 7 siblings; I am the 5th child of 8. Being a middle child, I know the experience of being born into an already existing group and the experience of having younger brothers and sisters. I can remember their births and entry ... Read More »

December 20, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 12/14/20

“Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord. May it be done to me according to your word."  Luke 1:38a What does it mean to be a “handmaid of the Lord?” The word “handmaid” means “servant.” And Mary identifies herself as a servant. Specifically, a servant of the Lord. Throughout history, some ... Read More »

December 13, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 12/07/20

Third Sunday of Advent “I baptize with water; but there is one among you whom you do not recognize, the one who is coming after me, whose sandal strap I am not worthy to untie.” John 1:26–27 These are words of true humility and wisdom. John the Baptist had ... Read More »

December 6, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 11/30/20

Each morning when we read the newspaper or each evening when we watch the news we hear that the COVID 19 virus is surging, spreading almost exponentially. In the coming weeks, it is more important than ever that we do all that we can to protect ourselves and one ... Read More »

November 29, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 11/30/20

The word “Advent” comes from Latin and means "coming;" its purpose is to look forward to the coming of Christ to Earth; it was a season that focused on waiting. So, "Advent means something new is coming. The dawn of a new and better era. This is really what ... Read More »

November 22, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 11/17/20

The text of Lincoln's 1863 Thanksgiving proclamation: October 3, 1863 By the President of the United States A Proclamation The year that is drawing toward its close has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies. To these bounties, which are so constantly enjoyed that we ... Read More »