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Weekly reflections by Fr. Amar

3rd Sunday Lent: Bearing Fruit in God’s Garden!

  Today’s parable of the barren fig tree can make us very uncomfortable. What is Jesus telling us? God expects something from you; so, get busy doing it? God certainly desires that we bear fruit. But it’s important that we remember that fruit comes not so much...

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2nd Sunday Lent: Transforming Our Selves

Beloved parishioners, Today we begin our Annual Retreat (Parish Lenten Mission) with my friend Fr. Tony Eseke. Mission starts at 7 PM every night from Sunday through Wednesday. Our Parish Penance Service is during our Parish Mission on Tuesday night with the...

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1st Sunday Lent: What direction will your Lenten journey take?

These first days of this holy season are a time to reflect as a community on the path our spiritual journey will take as we prepare to celebrate Easter. “Conversion” is a word we hear often during the season: conversion means “turning”, a U-turn, if our lives have...

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8th Sunday in the Ordinary Time – JOYFUL MARCH THROUGH LENT

“Each year you give us this joyful season [of Lent] when we prepare to celebrate the paschal mystery with mind and heart renewed,” reads the First Preface of Lent. Shouldn’t Lent create in us sorrow and joyless faces until Easter morn? Is Holy Mother the Church wrong...

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