Feast of the Ascension May 27 & 28, 2017

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Sacred Conversations Solemnity of the Ascension A bold thought occurred to me the other day. What if the Holy Spirit can do utterly wonderful, breathtaking things in our lives, without our even praying for them? Sometimes I wonder if the strong Catholic instinct to work for justice and peace keeps us in a state of […]

Sixth Sunday of Easter – 2017

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Sacred Conversations Dearest New Christian, I saw you last week at Mass. Who could miss you? You had that look of joy and deep peace that comes from Jesus. One month ago, at the Easter Vigil, you walked, tears streaming down your face, right into the baptismal font, making your baptismal promises, receiving water, oil, […]

Third Sunday of Easter – 2017

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My husband Cleopas and I decided to leave Jerusalem. We were heartbroken. We had hoped that Jesus, our beloved friend, would redeem Israel. But instead, the Romans crucified him. The Romans are beasts. Our group spent the next hours huddled together, terrified of the soldiers. This morning, three of the disciples went to the tomb […]

Week of April 16th, 2017

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GALATIANS – BIBLE STUDY By Jeff Cavins Holy Family Parish Center, 4358 Utica St This Epistle of St. Paul’s to the Galatians addresses the most important question we can ask, “What must we do to be saved?” Mr. Cavins speaks of the extraordinary gift of salvation that Jesus has won for us. Class begins Wednesday, […]

Easter Sunday of the Resurrection – 2017

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The Resurrection of the Lord My Lenten resolution this year was to use less water―to take shorter showers, and to be more mindful of the water I waste. A thousand miles away, and without our talking about it, my sister chose the same fast, but each day as she ended her too-short shower she added […]

Week of April 16th, 2017

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Mass Intentions: April 16 – 22, 2017 15 Saturday, Holy Saturday Vigil 8 pm 16 Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord 8:00 +George & Marguerite Somma by Family 9:30 +Alfred Iacobucci by wife Maria 11:00 People of Holy Family 17 Monday within the Octave of Easter 7:30 +Al Marteria by Friend 18 Tuesday […]