December 2016

reNEWing Christmas REALness

Dear Holy Family Friends, Parishioners, Neighbors, Visitors and Guests, Merry Christmas and welcome to all of you.  Welcome if you are visiting us along with your family, friends or loved ones for the holidays.  Welcome if you are new to our community.  Welcome if this is your first time praying with us. Welcome if Holy …

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Advent Catholic 2016

Snow, Advent, and reNEWal

Looking out of my office window as I write, I see a very wintry, glistening scene that God has painted.  The combination of blanketed and piled up snow gives brightness to, what seems to be, the entire world.  Even though somewhere in my mind I know that the entire earth is not covered with snow, …

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Fr. Terry Article December 4 2016

We have beautiful rhythms to our Church rituals and seasons.  Advent prepares us for Christmas, which brings us birth, light, Epiphany, Baptism and Presentation.  A brief period of Ordinary Time always gives way to Ash Wednesday, the repentant and interior journey of Lent, which every year is followed by the action packed cornerstone of our …

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