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First Down (June 18, 2017)

Dear Friends, Happy Father’s Day! To all the men who are Fathers or take on that role in whatever capacity we turn our thoughts and prayers to you this day. In working with young people there can be experiences we can encounter where we see some struggle in a...

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Homily, Most Holy Trinity, June 11, 2017- Fr. Ray Carey

Today’s Gospel is from the beginning of John’s Gospel. The passage we read follows Jesus’ conversation with a Pharisee, Nicodemus, about what it means to be born of both water and the spirit. Nicodemus approaches Jesus at night and acknowledges Jesus as a teacher from...

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First Down (June 11, 2017)

Dear Friends, For those who have experienced many summers here in the Valley, we have seen somewhat of a change in what people do in the summer. I can remember years ago that many parishes really did not have much going on, activity wise, during the hot summer months....

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Sacrament of Reconciliation

Sin ruptures not only our relationship with God but also with our brothers and sisters. By the nourishing light of the Holy Spirit, we are able to prepare for the Sacrament of Reconciliation by examining our consciences to identify those ways in which we are not in...

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Homily, Pentecost Sunday, June 4, 2017

Pentecost- the Spirit is present in our sacred place each time we gather. The disciples begin today’s gospel locked behind closed doors. Our misunderstanding of seeing our sacred space as simply a building is having our hearts and minds locked behind closed...

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First Down (June 4, 2017)

Dear Friends, There is no doubt that this parish is a busy place. Every day there are ministries, groups, guests, Masses and outside groups that use our space to gather, proclaim their message, break it open then send those involved out into the community to serve....

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