Tag: New Testament

Pastor’s Letter: September 11, 2022

Pastor’s Letter: September 11, 2022

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The September 11 bulletin is now available online. Dear friend, “Tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to listen to Jesus,” begins the Gospel of Luke this weekend. The Gospels make it clear that Jesus had not only the gift of healing, but the gift of speech. The Lord knew how to draw in a crowd. The sinners felt...

Pastor’s Letter: August 14, 2022

Pastor’s Letter: August 14, 2022

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The August 14 bulletin is now available online.  Dear friend, St. Philomena School begins the new year on Wednesday. It’s hard to believe the summer is over. Time goes so fast. Most of the kids I talk with seem to be ready for school and I am sure the parents are ready! A lot of work was done to ready...

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...