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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: May 26, 2024

Pastor’s Letter: May 26, 2024

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Dear friend, Last Saturday, Bishop Lou announced his decisions on the Growing Disciples Pastoral Plan. This two-year strategic assessment resulted in the announcement of newly formed parishes and new clergy assignments. St. Philomena Church is not asked to combine with another church to become a new parish, but was given new clergy assignments. As you hopefully know by now, I...

Pastor’s Letter: May 5, 2024

Pastor’s Letter: May 5, 2024

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Dear friends, This Sunday’s first reading, from the Acts of the Apostles, gets at one of the fundamental truths about Christian Revelation. St. Peter was approached by Cornelius who proceeds to bow before St. Peter because of the great works done through Peter’s hands. Peter rejects this reverence ordered toward him, as he identifies himself as a human being like...