PASTOR'S STATEMENT FOR SAFETY PROTOCOLS/DECLARACION DEL PARROCO SOBRE PROTOCOLO DE SEGURIDAD...
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PASTOR'S CORNER

May 2019

May 28

TUESDAY MUSINGS 5/28

THANK YOU Sr. Mary Aloysius, OCD Loretto School Principal for 11 years, 16 years total. Thank you for your exceptional performance. THANK YOU Sr. Timothy Marie Kennedy, OCD, the local superior here assigned for only 4 (correction just 2, not 4) years. She wrote a book, In the Face of Darkness with the subtitle The Heroic Life and Holy Death of...
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May 26

SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER

I was told that graduation celebrations in Douglas last for about a week or so. Memorial day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer. Some folks will be heading out for summer break elsewhere. Others will depart for higher level of studies. Following the commencement exercises, the graduates in particular, will enter into a new phase in...
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May 21

TUESDAY MUSINGS 5/21

The boldness in preaching of the Apostle Paul and his companion Barnabas was obviously felt in their missionary journeys. Paul healed the lame from birth. We hear a striking statement from Paul, “We proclaim to you Good News that you should turn from these idols to the Living God.” Today, Tuesday, 5/21 is a time to focus on the good...
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May 19

FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER

We have passed the halfway mark of the Easter Season. At this juncture, Jesus signals that he can’t be with them longer than they expected. He won’t be with them forever. The spectacular post-resurrection appearances will come to an end. In a little while, he will leave them behind and sadly, they cannot go with him. How poignant it...
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May 14

TUESDAY MUSINGS 5/14

We celebrate the apparition of Our Lady of Fatima (May 13) who asked the three shepherd children to pray for sinners but especially, recite the rosary. The Blessed Mother under the title of Our Lady of Fatima appeared in Portugal every 13th of the month for 6 consecutive months beginning on May 13, 1917. Devotion to our Lady has become...
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May 7

TUESDAY MUSINGS 5/7

The Acts of the Apostles, Luke’s second book, the story of the early Christians, owns the first reading of the entire Easter Season. Thisweek is no different. We come across the unwavering faith of the towering figures of Sts. Stephen, Philip and Paul. Although St. Stephen’s martyrdom was a tragedy, it was the start of the eventual...
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