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From the Pastor

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October is the month of the Holy Rosary. As you have probably picked up by now, I promote the praying of the Rosary as often as possible. It is a daily part of my own prayer, and I encourage everyone to make it a daily part of their prayer as well. The Rosary is not […]

From the Pastor: Our Lady of Fatima

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On May 13, 1917, the Blessed Mother began appearing to three children. She would appear to them six times between May and October. The children (Lucia, Jacinta and Francesco) described her as “a lady who shone more brightly than the sun.” In the midst of World War I, the lady encouraged them to pray the […]

From the Pastor: Notre Dame Cathedral

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Because of Holy Week, we had to have our Easter bulletin to the printer early, so I did not get a chance to comment on the tragic fire at Notre Dame Cathedral. I know that those of you who are long-time members of Mother of God Church were remembering the fire here in 1986, as […]

From the Pastor: Preparation for Lent

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The season of Lent is quickly approaching. Ash Wednesday will be Wednesday, March 6. It is important to prepare for this season so that we might use it as effectively as possible. Lent is a type of retreat for the entire Christian community to prepare for the celebration of Easter, but more importantly, to deepen […]

From the Pastor: The ministry of John the Baptist

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The two main Gospel figures who represent the season of Advent are John the Baptist and the Blessed Virgin Mary. This Sunday, our Gospel tells of the beginnings of the ministry of John the Baptist. Everything about John’s life is ultimately about Jesus. The annunciation of his birth prepares for the Annunciation of Jesus to […]

A response to the sexual abuse crisis

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Our pastor, Fr. Mike Comer, addressed the sexual abuse crisis that is unfolding in the Catholic Church, in his homily at Mass on August 25. If you missed it or would like to share it, the link is shown below. http://fbvidthis.com/v/JtNAchWspwY We pray for the victims of sexual abuse who are suffering, and we ask […]

From the Pastor: A letter from Pope Francis

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As we have watched the new and deeply troubling revelations of sexual abuse and cover up of crimes by leaders and high ranking officials of the Church, we have all hoped for and needed some word from Pope Francis. This past Monday he released a powerful letter addressed to all Catholics throughout the world. I […]

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 […]

MARDI GRAS PARTY

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The Mother of God Mardi Gras Party is being planned for Sunday, March 2nd. Join the fun with family and friends 4-6:30 pm in the Hall with supper and karaoke. Please bring a salad or vegetable dish. The parish will provide a beef brisket entree and beverages. Free will donations appreciated.

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