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From the Pastor: Thank You, Deacon Tom

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Soon after I arrived at Mother of God Church three years ago, I received a call from Deacon Tom Dushney, offering his services to our parish. Shortly after that, he was appointed to serve as a deacon at Mother of God, by Bishop Foys. Because of serious health issues that he has dealt with over […]

From the Pastor: Spikes in COVID-19 Cases Demand Our Vigilance

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We are asking people who attend Mass at Mother of God to practice the regular safety precautions that are recommended by the federal and state governments and by the Diocese of Covington. We are seeing spikes in the number of people infected with the novel coronavirus around the country, and it is important that we […]

From the Pastor: Independence Day a Challenge to Our Conscience

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On Saturday, July 4, we celebrate Independence Day, when the people of the original 13 colonies of the Americas declared their independence from Great Britain. The signing of the Declaration of Independence, one of the greatest of all political documents, was actually the easy part. The Revolutionary War then was fought to make the words […]

From the Pastor: The Importance of Fathers

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This weekend we celebrate Father’s Day. I want to express our love and affection and support for all of our dads, living and deceased. Our prayer is that you will know great joy and happiness on this day and every day. May God bless you and keep you in the palm of his hand. There […]

From the Pastor: We Must Learn to Listen

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Dear Friends, I hope that all of you are doing well. We had a good number of people at both Masses this past weekend, but we know that most of our congregation is not yet able to join us. Many of you are watching the Mass on our parish website so you are able to […]

From the Pastor: God’s Grace Will Get Us Through Difficult Times

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The year 2020 is shaping up to be one we will remember for a very long time (if we survive it). First of all, there was the pandemic of the coronavirus and the shutdown and economic crisis from that. About a month ago or so, we began seeing demonstrations against the regulations that the government […]

From the Pastor: First Week Back Went Well

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Dear Friends, As always I hope that all of you are keeping safe and well. Please know that you are in my prayers every day. And please keep me in your prayers. We began reopening last week, and I want to give a few reflections. The first day that we had public masses was on […]

What to Expect When You Come Back

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As we return to having public Masses, our first concern is your safety. While we can’t make any guarantees about your health, we are following CDC guidelines, as well as the recommendations both the governor and the diocese have set forth to eliminate as much risk as possible. We appreciate your cooperation with the following: […]

From the Pastor: We’re Open

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Dear Friends, This past Wednesday, May 20, we officially were able to resume weekday Masses. I had no idea what to expect, but on Wednesday, we had about 80 people at the 12:05 Mass. We were able to maintain the proper distance, and almost everyone was wearing a mask. Before and after Mass we were […]

From the Pastor: Opening Comes With Cautions, Limits

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Dear Friends, We have received notice that as of May 20, we may begin celebrating public Masses, with restrictions that are intended to help keep everyone who attends safe and healthy. There will be reduced capacity, as the need for us to maintain at least six feet distance from one another will be continued. On […]

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