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I Will Call You My Friends
May 11th, 2024
May 5, 2024Many years ago, when I first went to Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, the staff began planning for Bishop Foys to come to officially install me as pastor. They told me that I needed to have...  Read More
by Fr. Mike Comer
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Jesus Is the Vine
May 4th, 2024
April 28, 2024Last Sunday our Gospel proclaimed Jesus to be the Good Shepherd, and we are His flock. This week He tells us that He is the vine, and we are the branches. Both of these images are very r...  Read More
by Fr. Mike ComerApril 28, 2024 Last Sunday our Gospel proclaimed Jesus to be the Good Shepherd, and we
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We Are Never Lost
April 27th, 2024
April 21, 2024Shepherds are a big deal in Hebrew history. Abraham had sheep and goats among his many flocks. God asked him to sacrifice his son, Isaac, on Mount Moriah. The angel of God stopped him, a...  Read More
by Fr. Mike Comer
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You Are My Witnesses
April 19th, 2024
April 14, 2024Each of the four Gospels tells the story of the Resurrection from a slightly different perspective. The Gospel for this Sunday, from Luke’s Gospel, reveals the story of Easter Day. It te...  Read More
by Fr. Mike Comer
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He Is Risen. No, Not Jesus. Me.
April 12th, 2024
April 7, 2024As most of you know I went into the hospital on Holy Thursday, during the parish dinner. I was experiencing some confusion. We learned that I did have a mild stroke, which was the cause o...  Read More
by Fr. Mike Comer
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Alleluia, He Is Risen
April 11th, 2024
March 31, 2024Easter is the most important celebration of the Church’s liturgical year. It celebrates the most important event in all of history—the Resurrection of Jesus from the dead. The Resurrecti...  Read More
by Cindy Duesing
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Update from Fr. Mike
April 11th, 2024
April 3, 2024Dear Friends, I hope that you are all doing well. Thought I should let you know how I am doing.   The doctors did diagnose me with a small stroke. It did not cause any paralysis or slurri...  Read More
by Fr. Mike Comer
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Welcome to Holy Week
March 30th, 2024
March 24, 2024Today we begin the most sacred time of the Church’s year—Holy Week. I want to give you a brief explanation of each of the events.     At the beginning of this Mass, we celebrate the triu...  Read More
by Fr. Mike Comer
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Happy St. Patrick's Day
March 23rd, 2024
March 17, 2024Today is March 17, St. Patrick’s Day. Patrick was born in the 4th Century, in England. When he was in his teens he was kidnapped by pirates and taken to Ireland, where he was sold into s...  Read More
by Fr. Mike Comer
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Our God Is a Loving God
March 16th, 2024
March 10, 2024It deeply saddens me when so many people in the Sacrament of Reconciliation and in other conversations indicate that they believe in a God who is angry and vengeful and who is just looki...  Read More
by Fr. Mike Comer
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What Do We Make of an Angry Jesus?
March 9th, 2024
March 3, 2024Through the years, some people have reacted to the story of the cleansing of the temple by commenting that Jesus “sinned” through this action. Their reasoning is that Jesus went to the te...  Read More
by Fr. Mike Comer
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The Sacrifice of Abraham/The Sacrifice of God
March 2nd, 2024
Feb. 25, 2024Our first reading this Sunday tells the story of the testing of Abraham. Childless until old age, Abraham and Sarah had only one child together—Isaac. God promised Abraham that through th...  Read More
by Fr. Mike Comer
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