Message from Fr. Tony 07.25.21

If you go to the grocery store and walk down the bread aisle (yes, there is a whole section just for bread!) you might be overwhelmed by the varieties of bread available in the store. It’s hard to decide: rye, wheat, French, Italian, raisin, oatmeal, and more.There is only one Bread of Life, however, Jesus…

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Message from Fr. Tony 07.18.21

Weekends, particularly Sundays, are days for rest, but a lot of people are so busy 24/7 that neither Sundays nor weekdays make any difference. It is not surprising that many people today are suffering from stress related illnesses, both physical and psychological, as a result of too much work and too many commitments. The body…

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Message from Fr. Tony 07.11.21

The Things that Weigh us Down If you have travelled anywhere, by car or train or airplane, you probably spent time trying to decide what to bring and what to leave behind. I am always amazed at how many things people bring, or try to bring, on an airplane! They look like refugees, carrying everything…

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Message from Fr. Tony 07.04.21

If Jesus walked among us today and performed miracles and taught us, how would we treat Him? Would we have the faith to allow Him to perform miracles of healing among us? Would we have the faith to allow Him to teach us? Would we treat Him with the faith and respect he would deserve…

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Message from Fr. Tony 06.27.21

We all experience imperfection, brokenness, temptation, and sin in our lives. This was nothow God planned it. We know that God had a wonderful plan, He created everything good. The book of Genesis tells us everything changed with the first sin of Adam and Eve, and that affected everything since. Our first reading today reminds…

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Message from Fr. Tony 06.20.21

In this Sunday’s Gospel, after the great miracle of the Multiplication of theLoaves, we see another miracle: Jesus walks on water. The miracle here is not so much the “on the water”; part, but thewalking part. Here the disciples on the boat were; “frightened by the waves”; with the wind against them. This is not…

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Message from Fr. Tony 06.13.21

Today in the Gospel we read Jesus’s parable of the mustard seed. In Jesus’ day themustard plant was considered a common weed. It was everywhere and so it had become a nuisance. It was something peoplepulled up and threw away. Jesus was trying to show the people in his time, as well as today, that…

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Message from Fr. Tony 06.06.21

The Feast of Corpus Christi, or the Feast of the Body and Blood of Christ (as it is oftencalled today), goes back to the 13th century, but it celebrates something far older: The institution of the Sacrament of theHoly Eucharist at the Last Supper.On September 8, 1264, Pope Urban IV issued the papal document which…

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