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Love in Action Through Difficult Days

For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son,so that everyone who believes in himmight not perish but have eternal life. John 3:16 This weekend is marked, ecclesially, by the celebration of the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity. The Trinity, which is revealed throughout Scripture, tells us that God is a […]

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Personal Contact in a Time of Pandemic

When the initial quarantine began, we turned to technology to indiscriminately fill the gaps that had been created in our communication.  Social media and online Mass broadcasts provided a means to reach multitudes of people at once with a single, all-encompassing message.  This technology has borne some incredible fruit at our parish and we will […]

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Evangelization | Making Church Matter

A “Mobile-First’ Church

In a recent homily, Pope Francis offered a caution for parishes turning to digital means of communication to do ministry.  He said clearly that a church which exclusively operates online, without physical presence and celebration of the sacraments, would be at risk of becoming individualistic, insular, and detached from a living faith. This caution comes […]

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Evangelization | Leadership

Never Waste a Crisis

Sudden crises have a way of clarifying long-running debates.  The essential nature of whatever is at stake tends to become obvious when we are forced to confront it without the haze of extraneous distractions or details.  This moment in time is no different.  As the current outbreak of the COVID-19 virus sweeps across the country, […]

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