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18th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Vici Armsby on 8/07/18

18TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME  - Fr. Randall Patterson

Last Sunday we broke from St. Mark’s Gospel to read Chap 6 of St. John’s Gospel. This break will continue today and for the next 3 Sundays. Chapter 6 contains Jesus’ momentous teaching about himself as the Bread of Life. ... Read More »

17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Vici Armsby on 8/01/18

17TH SUNDAY ORDINARY TIME - Deacon Brian Lewis

            If you turn on your TV and watch for more than thirty minutes, you will be told multiple times that you don’t have enough.     You need more.     You will be happy if you have the ... Read More »

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Vici Armsby on 7/23/18

16TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME - Fr. Randall P. Patterson

In today’s gospel – the disciples had just returned from their first mission - they were excited about all they had accomplished. Jesus is anxious to hear them and share their joy – so he invites them to hop ... Read More »

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Vici Armsby on 7/02/18

          13TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME - 2018 - Fr. Randall P. Patterson

The first reading the Book of Wisdom – describes the world as it came fresh - from the hand of God our Creator. It says, God did not make death, he fashioned all things that they ... Read More »

11th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Vici Armsby on 6/18/18

ELEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME - June 17, 2018 - Fr. Randall P. Patterson

St. Ignatius encourages us to use our imagination when we read or hear the Scriptures.

Most of us are not farmers but many of you are parents. So The reign of God can be likened ... Read More »

10th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Vici Armsby on 6/11/18

TENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME - Fr. Randall P. Patterson

We are now in Ordinary Time. This year most of the Gospel readings are taken from Mark’s Gospel. Mark portrays Jesus as always moving – inviting his disciples and us to follow.

Today we are reminded that evil/darkness are ... Read More »

SOLEMINITY OF THE MOST HOLY BODY & BLOOD OF JESUS

Posted by Vici Armsby on 6/04/18

SOLEMINITY OF THE MOST HOLY BODY & BLOOD OF JESUS - Fr. Randall P. Patterson

The first reading on this solemnity tells us how Moses conducted the covenant ritual at Mt. Sinai.  He first relates all the ordinances of the Law.  The Israelite people promise to do everything that the Lord told them.  The ... Read More »

Trinity Sunday May 27, 2018

Posted by Vici Armsby on 6/04/18

TRINITY SUNDAY ~ 2018

Does anyone else ever watch the “Jeopardy” game show?   I always get drawn in to watching the whole show when I run into it because sometimes I know an answer.   And that's fun.   On Jeopardy, an answer is a question.

Today, we have a conundrum.   ... Read More »

6th Sunday of Easter

Posted by Vici Armsby on 5/09/18

SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER - Fr. Randall Patterson

Over the past several months our pastoral council has been exploring what it means to be a disciple of Jesus. Jesus refers to his followers as disciples. Author, Sherry Waddell, refers to “intentional” disciples in her writings. Jesus’ disciples obviously are ... Read More »

5th Sunday of Easter

Posted by Vici Armsby on 5/01/18

FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER ~ 2018 - Deacon Brian Lewis

What is discipleship?

Our second reading gives us a blueprint for life as a disciple of Jesus Christ. Our goal in life is simply stated and difficult to live. We must believe in Jesus with all our heart and ... Read More »