We are God’s Treasure


Today is the Feast of St. Lawrence, a deacon who was martyred in the mid-200’s of our early Church. We know him best for being broiled to death and having been on the coals for…

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Year of Mercy Badge Contest Winners Announced!


Congratulations to Olivia Victoria Wildanger, Sofia F. Monaco and Isabelle Taylor who came in First, Second and Third in our Year of Mercy Badge Contest! Each winner gets a $25 gift certificate from Behold Publications….

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Short Term Memory Loss – Spiritually, that is…


Today’s reading of the forgetful servant always makes me laugh – out of second-hand embarrassment. The servant leaving his master, having just been released from a true debt roughs up another servant up even having…

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Make this Leap Day extra special


Leap Day is almost like a free day – an unexpected day that comes only once every 4 years. What would you do if you had an absolutely free day with no responsibilities or expectations?…

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Looking for a comfortable seat?


Today is the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter. No, we are not celebrating furniture so much as honoring Peter’s declaration before the other apostles that Jesus was “the Christ, the Son of the…

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How about a slice of bread?


I’ve been thinking of quite a bit about bread lately. With a few friends who themselves or their children have celiac disease and others who are throwing bread to the curb due to carb and…

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Are you ready for Lent? Time to clean house?


It is coming tomorrow – Ash Wednesday – no avoiding it. At Mass today, Fr. Jim focused his homily on cleaning house. Using today’s gospel he reminded us that we all need to be careful we aren’t…

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Lent is almost here – time to clean house!


I awoke this morning and just knew I had to share this with all of you – While we usually think of Easter being the time to clean house, I suggest use Lent and clean…

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Happy Feast of the Presentation!


Or Candlemas or Pancake Day or or Groundhog Day or just Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. Today in the gospel we read of Mary and Joseph presenting Jesus at the temple. They meet Simeon and Anna,…

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Music Monday – Those who sing, pray twice!


St. Augustine of Hippo is credited with giving us these words of wisdom. I am a firm believer in the power of music to ‘soothe the savage beast’ – who would be ME! We all…

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