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Christ at Mass Reflection for the Fourth Sunday of Advent (2019)

The Lord is with you. In today’s Gospel, the angel announces that the baby, Jesus, in Mary’s womb shall be called Emmanuel – “God is with us.” An Anonymous Early Church Father wrote, “The One whom the world was neither able to contain or worthy to receive, Mary alone was …

Christ at Mass Reflection for the Third Sunday of Advent (2019)

Did you catch that second reading today from the Letter from James? As we are only ten days away from Christmas, most of us still are neck-deep in getting ready for the big day. Family logistics to nail down, presents to wrap (or maybe still to buy), food to prepare, …

Know Your Fellow Parishioner: Janet Burk

“The most intimate talk between friends is talk of God,” observed Janet Burk. “Not only are you disclosing your faith, which is intimate,” she continued, “but you are sharing your intimacy with God with another person.” Janet has sought opportunities throughout her life to grow her faith in the company …