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Pastoral Thought 08/18/2019

Pastoral Thought 08/18/2019 The Quinceaños (keen-she-ahn-yos) celebration is frequent in our parish, a solemn dedication of a young lady to God on her fifteenth birthday, a ritual of the Mexican Catholic culture.  Almost always it is done within Mass.  She renews her baptismal...

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Pastoral Thought 08/11/2019

Pastoral Thought 08/11/2019 For these two Sundays Jesus is teaching about our relationship to the goods of this world.  More exactly, about our relationship with Him, and how it affects our use of earthly goods.  He uses the world “Steward”:  a manager who acts on...

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Pastoral Thought 08/04/2019

Pastoral Thought 08/04/2019   Catherine Christian Founding member of St. Catherine of Siena On her 100th Birthday    “Seventy years is our limit, or eighty if we are strong” the Bible says.  But today you have lived a century, and we are blessed that...

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Pastoral Thought 07/21/2019

Pastoral Thought, July 21, 2019 Theresa Tremble, our business manager retired last week after close to thirty years working for our parish.  I give her special credit because she made a difficult transition (from secretarial kind of work to accounting) seem easy.  (Kind of like a...

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Pastoral Thought 06/23/2019

Pastoral Thought 6-23-19    Today, the feast of the Body and Blood of Christ, I would like to clarify a little some of the things that are part of the ritual of the Mass to help you take a more conscious involvement. ¨ Silence after Holy Communion for a minute or...

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Pastoral Thought 06/16/2019

Pastoral Thought 6-16-19                 My neglected vegetable garden is turning into a mini-meadow. Meadows are important...i.e., fields which are allowed to grow untilled, so that herbs, wildflowers and various species...

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Pastoral Thought 06/02/2019

Pastoral Thought 6-2-19                 Ascension today leads us to Pentecost next Sunday. Jesus says that if he does not leave our visible sight, the Spirit will not come.... But when he does come, the Spirit with lead us...

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Pastoral Thought 05/26/2019

Pastoral Thought 5-26-19               Father James Okello is well known to almost all of you from his visits to St. Catherine’s over the past 8 years. He is a priest of the Archdiocese of Gulu in northern Uganda, a heavily...

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Pastoral Thought 05/19/2019

Pastoral Thought May 19, 2019   Today we anoint the sick and all weakened by age or mental or physical debility. When you place your hand upon the person being anointed you signify that ‘yes, we re members of the Body of Christ and we bear one another's’...

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Pastoral Thought 05/12/2019

Pastoral Thought May 12, 2019              Hearts and minds are full as our eyes behold one hundred children receiving First Holy Communion...many of them carrying flowers today in the May procession to honor the Mother of God...and...

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