When joy is not what you feel

December 11, 2016 Advent 3 On this 3rd Sunday of Advent, we are called to rejoice. The celebrant’s chasuble has a hint of pink to brighten up the blue of Advent. Rejoice! Yet today’s gospel has a man in jail, John the Baptist, awaiting an unknown future. Not exactly something that would normally lead a […]

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Do not be weary in doing what is right

November 13, 2016 CCC  Lk 21:5-19; Is. 65:17-25; 2 Thess. 3:6-19 Now, if we heard someone begin speaking with the words, ‘Once upon a time, in a land far, far away…’ you would know that that person was beginning a fairy tale, a folk story. You would also know that it is not meant to […]

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Following Jesus!

June 26 2016 CCC                  LUKE 9:51-62 Have you ever felt you would like to take some words of Jesus, but leave others out? A little bit like shopping at the grocery store. What do I want today?! That sounds extreme doesn’t it. Yet the reality is that is how we are. We have certain […]

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