Pastor's Column

April 2020

Apr 26

April 26, 2020

In last week’s column, I shared the first half of an interview with Pope Francis by the historian, Austen Ivereigh. This week I will share the second half of that interview. At the end of last week’s portion of the interview, the Holy Father urged us to take time to contemplate the natural and to “reconnect with our real...
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Apr 19

April 19, 2020

During these days I know many people are keeping up with Pope Francis, either through on-line articles, special broadcasts of liturgies from the Vatican (including a live-stream of his daily Mass), and other social media. So many of you know the powerful prayer he has invited us into through ritual, his homilies, and his talks. Recently the...
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Apr 12

April 12, 2020

Happy Easter! In the midst of our current day struggle with the Coronavirus, we sing “Alleluia!” because the Lord is risen. Christ has conquered sin and death once and for all time. That triumph is as true today as it was last Easter and will be next Easter. That triumph of life over death reassures us even when it seems death and...
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Apr 5

April 5, 2020

As we enter into this Holy Week - one like none other in our lives - we do so open to the call of Jesus right now. In many, many ways, this week will be different from Holy Weeks of the past. But one thing that will not be different is our call to pray through the central events of our salvation. Along with our Elect: Michelle, Ryan, Sam,...
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