December 2018

Fr. Terry Keehan

Be Surprised

Be surprised! We all like a good surprise, one that gives us unexpected positive energy and deeper appreciation for those who surprise us. Perhaps you’ve had a surprise birthday party or anniversary party. Perhaps a relative or friend has surprised you with an unexpected visit. Really good surprises from life and the combination of life’s …

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Fr-Rich-Jakubik

The Midpoint of Advent

This third Sunday of Advent is called Gaudete Sunday. Gaudete is a Latin word that means “rejoice.” This name is taken from the entrance antiphon of our Sunday’s liturgy, which is also echoed in the second reading from St. Paul’s letter to the Philippians.  “Rejoice in the Lord always; again, I will say Rejoice.” Holy …

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Fr. Terry Keehan

BE ALERT! BE FILLED!

BE ALERT! BE FILLED! These are the first two statements to guide our Advent journey. I would like to thank our Liturgical Arts and Environment team for presenting these and several more key words for Advent so beautifully on the wall behind our altar. BE ALERT still rings in our spiritual ears at the urging …

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