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SUNDAY, FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY OF JESUS, MARY, & JOSEPH

Posted by Debbra Beck on 1/17/22

SUNDAY, FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY OF JESUS, MARY, & JOSEPH

               This is indeed a Sunday bulletin, but it will also be available for the Christmas Masses because of the proximity of Sunday to Christmas.  However, no problem!  These two feasts of the Nativity of our Lord and ... Read More »

4th Sunday of Advent

Posted by Debbra Beck on 12/24/21

THE SEASON OF PREPARATION IS COMING TO ITS CLIMAX!! – 4TH Sunday of Advent

               No, I don’t mean the Christmas shopping season!  As the Church’s celebration of Christ’s coming in history draws near, our Scripture readings today once again speak to us about expectation of a saving messiah.  ... Read More »

3rd Week of Advent

Posted by Debbra Beck on 12/17/21

THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT a.k.a. GAUDETE (“rejoice”) SUNDAY -  What should we do?

               After listening to St. John the Baptist, the exciting preacher who was baptizing in the Jordan River those who were willing to repent, the crowds were asking John, “What should we do now?”, or to ... Read More »

2nd Week of Advent

Posted by Debbra Beck on 12/17/21

“PREPARE THE WAY OF THE LORD!” – Advent moves into its second week.

               Today Luke’s Gospel introduces the adult John the Baptist and his mission to get the Jewish people ready for the coming of their Messiah – ultimately our Savior, Jesus.  His prophetic voice is crying out ... Read More »

First week of Advent

Posted by Debbra Beck on 12/03/21

ADVENT – PREPARING FOR THE COMING OF THE MESSISAH!

               Happy Liturgical New Year!  Want to make New Year resolutions for this new Church year?  Advent is a time of new beginnings as we prepare spiritually for Coming of Christ into our world, into our life, as our newborn ... Read More »

November 28

Posted by Debbra Beck on 11/30/21

NEXT SUNDAY – 2ND COLLECTION for CATHOLIC CAMPAIGN FOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

               This annual collection by the U.S. Catholic Bishops Conference allocates funds to community projects in our own country that work to eliminate the local causes of poverty.   CCHD promotes the vision of systemic change rather than just ... Read More »

32 SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME

Posted by Debbra Beck on 11/15/21

KNEE REPORT #25

               Just came back from seeing the orthopedic surgeon and he was not happy that my knee incision still had one little pinhole that was still leaking a small amount of serous fluid, although the rest of the incision is healing fine.  So I have to ... Read More »

October 31,2021

Posted by Debbra Beck on 11/09/21

 

WORLD MISSION SUNDAY – TODAY

               Our Church, really Christ’s Church that he established for us, a missionary church by its very nature.  Jesus instructed the apostles and all of us to go and teach all peoples, and then baptize them in the name of the Trinity.  So ... Read More »

50 Plus Club Archive

Posted by Debbra Beck on 10/25/21

July 22, 2021 Club Meeng and Picnic in the Gym, July 22  Picnic in the gym. Bring your own picnic food, beverages will be provided by the club. Doors to the gym open at 5PM, followed by grace and we will eat together after that. We will be discussing ... Read More »

29th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Oct 17

Posted by Debbra Beck on 10/25/21

WORLD MISSION SUNDAY – TODAY

               Our Church, really Christ’s Church that he established for us, a missionary church by its very nature.  Jesus instructed the apostles and all of us to go and teach all peoples, and then baptize them in the name of the Trinity.  So we ... Read More »