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Growing Disciples Announcement: St. Philomena

Growing Disciples Announcement: St. Philomena

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Dear friends, On May 18, 2024, Bishop Lou communicated his decisions from the Growing Disciples Pastoral Planning initiative. Over the last two years, he has studied our parishes to provide a structure of new parishes to serve our changing Church and demographics. Below is the letter that I read at the Pentecost Vigil Mass this evening. While there will not...

Eucharistic Revival: Walk Through the Mass

Eucharistic Revival: Walk Through the Mass

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"Why is the Mass so important? Why do we stand, sit, and kneel at specific times during the Mass? Where did the prayers we say at Mass come from? When does Jesus actually become present in his Body, Blood, Soul, and Divinity? How do I pray better at Mass? These are just some of the many questions parishioners have asked me through the years....

Pastor’s Letter: October 22, 2023

Pastor’s Letter: October 22, 2023

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Dear friend, The Gospel this weekend has one of the more famous lines of Jesus, “Repay to Caesar what belongs to Caesar and to God what belongs to God.” This passage invites us to have a proper perspective on the things of God and the things of the world. Of course God is the creator of the world, but things...