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Pastor’s Letter: July 31, 2022

Pastor’s Letter: July 31, 2022

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The July 31 bulletin is now available online.  Dear friend, Deacon Daniel Dionesotes will end his summer assignment at St. Philomena after the 11am Mass on Sunday, July 31. All of the seminarians will go on retreat together before a week vacation and a return to seminary. Deacon Daniel attends Mount St. Mary’s seminary in Emmitsburg, Maryland. After one more...

Pastor’s Letter: July 17

Pastor’s Letter: July 17

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Dear friend, This week I was with the Junior Clergy of the Diocese of Peoria at the Sacre-Coeur Retreat Center in Henry, Illinois. The Junior Clergy are the Peoria priests ordained ten years or less. I help run a retreat for them each summer and organize some ongoing formation/education. Fr. Brett Brannen was the retreat director this week. He is...

Pastor’s Letter: July 10, 2022

Pastor’s Letter: July 10, 2022

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The July 10 bulletin is available online.  Dear friend, On this 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time, we read about a Jewish Scholar of the Law testing Jesus. The Gospel stories typically involve two types of classes within the Jewish community. Jesus engages and discusses the faith with the Jewish religious authority and the general populous. The Jewish religious authority are...