Posts from December 2020

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Happy, Healthy and Blessed New Year!

by Fr. Rich

I’m sure we’re all looking forward to a new year: one without covid, masking and social distancing. We would all like to see a country without racism and prejudices, without rioting, infighting and injustice. Maybe these will be our New Years resolutions. But let us start in the right place: FAITH. It is faith in […]

Feel the joy and peace of Christ. Merry Christmas!

by Fr. Rich

I just wish to extend to you and your loved ones greetings for a holy, blessed and joyous Christmas. We celebrate the birth of the Prince of Peace. In this unusual year where we have experienced a pandemic, mask wearing, social distancing, closing of businesses and a lot of isolation, we need some joy and […]

Rejoice and experience the joy of Jesus.

by Fr. Rich

Today we light the rose colored candle of JOY on our Advent wreath. It is Gaudete Sunday or Rejoice Sunday. We await the coming of Jesus but already know He is here. So we rejoice. In the midst of a pandemic, do you feel the joy of Jesus in your life? The joy of Jesus’ […]

No kindness or gesture of good will is too small.

by Fr. Rich

Today’s Gospel starts by quoting Isaiah: “Behold I am sending my messenger ahead of you; … Prepare the way of the Lord, make straight his paths.” John the Baptist was that messenger, but maybe, so are we in today’s world. We all have opinions of how best to do things: how much should we give; […]