Message from Fr. Tony 08.29.21

Tradition and LawIn the Church we have three guides that we follow as we practice our faith: The Word of God, the Bible. The Teaching Authority of the Church. Tradition.Not all of our traditions are world-wide; some are local, or regional, or cultural.And not all voices are equal in the Church. Some examples of Universal…

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Message from Fr. Tony 08.22.21

Jesus, in this Sunday’s gospel reading, challenges His listeners by telling them that theymust eat His Body and drink His Blood!To the Jews this was insane! The Law given to Moses makes it clear that they are never to consume the blood of animals, let alone human beings.Jesus first has to get their attention, then…

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Message from Fr. Tony 08.15.21

The gospel today begins with a scene everyone can understand: A journey.“Mary set out and traveled to the hill country in haste…”She has just been told that she is to be the Mother of God. And rather than keeping this news to herself, or wonderinghow she will cope, she sets out on a journey, to…

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Message from Fr. Tony 08.08.21

Covenant of the Bread of LifeA covenant is an agreement between two parties, usually signified by a physical sign. In the Sacrament of Matrimony,the physical sign is the exchange of the rings and the vows made by both husband and wife. When a couple exchange vows at the wedding, they are entering into a “covenant”…

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Message from Fr. Tony 08.01.21

When God’s people, the Israelites, walked through the desert, they naturally got hungry.Hungry people get grouchy! So did they. They demanded that Moses, who was in charge, give them something to eat. He prays and God sends manna, some kind of bread and they will eat it for forty years, until they enter the Promised…

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