Lives Woven Around the Eucharist

Saint Teresa of Calcutta poured out her life in service to the poor and was born into eternity on September 5, 1997. Although more than twenty years has passed since her death, her smile and the legacy of her tireless efforts to feed the hungry and comfort the dying remind us of Christ’s call for us to do likewise.

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School is Out for the Summer - Almost!

As a kid, I remember well that the last days of school always seemed to drag on as the ‘dog-days’ of summer tantalized us but could never seem to arrive quickly enough. This must be especially true this year as the temperatures have already soared to the high 90s no doubt causing students and teachers alike to wonder when it will all be over.

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The Renewal We Long For

Come Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful and kindle in them the fire of your love. Send forth your Spirit and they shall be created. And You shall renew the face of the earth. O, God, who by the light of the Holy Spirit, did instruct the hearts of the faithful, grant that by the same Holy Spirit we may be truly wise and ever enjoy His consolations,through Christ Our Lord. Amen.

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From Milk to Solid Food

Dear friends in Christ,

As we recall and commemorate Our Lord’s glorious Ascension into heaven, we come to a most sacred day as a parish. We rejoice with our nearly fifty families who gather this Sunday at the 9:30 am Holy Cross Mass to receive Holy Communion for the first time. Each year Eastertide is

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The Good Shepherd Speaks

The Fourth Sunday of Easter has colloquially come to be known each year as Good Shepherd Sunday. In some dioceses  —including in Rome—it is the occasion of the annual priestly ordinations. Interestingly, the three readings of today’s liturgy all take the form of a good shepherd speaking to the flock: St. Peter in the Acts of the Apostles; St. John in his first epistle; Christ Himself in the tenth chapter of John’s Gospel.

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