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Easter Sunday – 04.16.17

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Christ is Risen, Alleluia!  He is truly Risen, Alleluia! Allow me to remind you of two words which were exchanged  in today’s Gospel.  Jesus said to Mary Magdalen, “Mary!” and she said to him, “Rabbouni!” (which means teacher).  Mary and Rabbouni. Those two words said it all.  They recognized each other.  They called each other [...]

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Palm Sunday – 04.09.17

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Dear Parish Family, “The figure of the Crucified invalidates all thought which takes success for its standard.” These words are the words of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German Lutheran pastor and theologian, who was hanged during the Second World War. So many people live so much of their lives trying to be successful. Success becomes not [...]

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God’s Will – 04.02.17

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Dear Parish Family, Today the gospel contains a phrase that is famous for being the shortest sentence in the gospels. Do you know what it is? Three words—“And Jesus wept.” We all know tears are still mostly associated with women; some of you men were probably told by your fathers, “Real men don’t cry,” because [...]

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