Pastor's Desk

From The Pastor’s Desk: Nov. 11, 2018

THIRTY-SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME November 11, 2018 Year B The First Readings Is from the First Book of Kings 17:10-16. In this reading, we have one of the many miracles attributed to Elijah, the great prophet who preached in the northern kingdom between 900 and...

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From The Pastor’s Desk: Oct 7, 2018

TWENTY-SEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME October 7, 2018 Year B Gospel - Mk 10:2-12 The Pharisees approached Jesus and asked, "Is it lawful for a husband to divorce his wife?" They were testing him.  He said to them in reply, "What did Moses command you?" They replied,...

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From The Pastor’s Desk: Sept 30, 2018

TWENTY-SIXTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME September 30, 2018 Year B Gospel Lk 9:46-50 An argument arose among the disciples about which of them was the greatest. Jesus realized the intention of their hearts and took a child and placed it by his side and said to them,...

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From The Pastor’s Desk: September 23, 2018

TWENTY-FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME September 23, 2018 Year B Gospel Mk 9:30-37 Jesus and his disciples left from there and began a journey through Galilee, but he did not wish anyone to know about it. He was teaching his disciples and telling them, “The Son of Man...

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From The Pastor’s Desk: Sept. 9 , 2018

TWENTY-THIRD  SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME September 9, 2018 Year B Sometimes the Sunday readings bring peace and consolation. Other times they come as a swift kick in the pants. Today’s readings definitely fall in the latter category. In the Gospel from St. Mark, Jesus...

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From The Pastor’s Desk: Aug 26, 2018

TWENTY-FIRST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME August 26, 2018 Year B In today’s Gospel reading, Jesus continues His instruction on the Eucharist. Many of his own disciples cannot accept His teachings and instead return to their former way of life, abandoning Christ altogether....

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Pastor’s Desk: Aug 19, 2018

TWENTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME August 19, 2018 Year B Jesus said to the crowd, “Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life….” We can hardly blame the crowd for their shock at this statement — eating the Flesh and drinking the Blood of our Lord...

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