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From the Pastor: Tu Es Petrus

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August 27, 2017 Saint Peter’s Basilica in Rome is, like most churches, in the form of a cross. At the meeting place of the main aisle and the two arms of the cross is the Papal Altar. Standing around the altar, if you look up, you see the largest dome in the world, which was […]

From the Pastor: Parish Listening Sessions

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August 13, 2017 As I mentioned last week, I am holding some listening sessions, in order to get to know more of you and to learn what are your concerns and hopes and dreams for Mother of God Church. Mother of God Church has been involved in serving the poor and the needy in Covington […]

From the Pastor: The Transfiguration of the Lord

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August 6, 2017 The Transfiguration of Jesus, which we celebrate this Sunday, is a very strange and mysterious event. The Apostles (Peter, James and John) seem to be in some kind of a dream state, confused and awe-stricken by what they see and hear. We might ask ourselves if this was some kind of mystical […]

From the Pastor: The Word of God

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July 30, 2017 The central theme of Jesus’ preaching was not about himself. He was primarily focused on the theme of the Kingdom of God. The parables that we heard last week (the Wheat and the Weeds, the Mustard Seed, and the Woman and the Yeast) all addressed this theme. So do the parables in […]

From the Pastor: The Word of God

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Sunday, July 16 In the Gospel for this week, we hear the parable of the sower. Jesus explains that the seed that is sown is the word. The word is living and is life-giving for those who are open to receive it. It bears much fruit in their lives and in the world around them. […]

From the Pastor: Come All Who Labor and Are Burdened

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Sunday, July 9, 2017 In the Gospel for this Sunday, we hear Jesus speak some of the warmest and most comforting words in the Scriptures. “Come to me, all who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am meek and humble […]

Sopranos Wanted

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The Mother of God Contemporary Ensemble has two openings for sopranos/soloists to minister at the 11:30 Mass on Sunday mornings. If you are looking for a way to enrich both your musical and spiritual life — and have a lot of fun — this may be the ideal place for you. Listen to the sampling […]

Mother of God Guidebook Available in Local Bookstores

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Mother of God, Cradle of the Arts is available in local bookstores! This 240-page, full-color book, written in four languages, celebrates the 175th anniversary of our parish — one of the nation’s most beautiful and historic churches — and pays tribute to our German heritage and our Catholic faith. The book contains 273 color photos and a wealth […]

Online Giving: Your Questions Answered

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Online giving is now available to anyone – parishioner or guest – who prefers this method to manage their stewardship commitment to our church. Some of you have questions about this new donation tool. We answer them here: How do I sign up? Go to the Mother of God Church website at http://www.mother-of-god.org. Click on […]

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