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With the help of God, we will be safe and win victory over our Enemy

About two hundred years ago in France lived a very holy priest, Fr. John Vianney. Fr. Vianney loved his people, and prayed for them constantly. He was extremely devoted to hearing their confessions, spending about 15 hours a day in the confessional! Eventually, people came from all over France to go to him for Reconciliation […]

Uh-oh, Lent is Coming

The following is an excellent and timely reflection from my spiritual father, Msgr. Thomas Wells. After he was murdered in 2000, parishioners from one of his parishes assembled all of his weekly bulletin columns into a book, “From the Pastor’s Desk”. Great stuff! – Fr Greg “Uh Oh, Lent is Coming” February 25, 1996 When […]

You Are Christ’s Body

3rd Sunday – “You are Christ’s body” 2nd reading bones of the human body Body of Christ Honoring Gospel March for life Witness to unborn as “all the more necessary” Unity of group = Body of Christ Each one of us is same to God “Same concern” Inherent value, dignity You are as important as […]

The Spirit of the Lord is Upon Me

“He unrolled the scroll and found the passage where it was written: The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to bring glad tidings to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim liberty to captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to let the oppressed go free, and […]

Do Whatever He Tells You

2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time 1st reading “Do whatever he tells you” Wedding homily Mass / Euch (“Good wine” of the New Covenant) Confirmation / 2nd reading What is He telling us? How can we know? How can we be sure it is Him? DIVINE REVELATION Scripture + Church (Commandments, teachings) PRAYER Spiritual partner / […]

The right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness

Last week at Community Sunday, Father Gary gave a profound talk on “God and Country” in which he focused on religious freedom in our nation. He used much evidence to show that our Founding Fathers were men of deep faith in God. The introductory words of our Declaration of Independence, which he called a “creed”, […]

Baptism of the Lord

Thanks be to God, we had a beautiful celebration of the Birth of Christ at Assumption. What an incredible blessing it was to be here for my first Christmas as a pastor. The liturgies were top-rate, thanks to all of our ministers and choir members. And, how exquisite does the decorated church look?! I think […]