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March 25, 2020 Solemnity of the Annunciation!

Hope your lent has been going well! Many of us are quarantined/self quarantined due to the COVID 19! I had some thoughts the other day as I went around to grocery stores to get some things. They were out of Toilet Paper again! Didn't everyone have enough after they...

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2nd Week of Lent

Wow Lent is moving right along! The Gospel for the 2nd Sunday of Lent is: GospelMT 17:1-9 Jesus took Peter, James, and John his brother, and led them up a high mountain by themselves.And he was transfigured before them; his face shone like the sun and his clothes...

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1st Sunday of Lent

Welcome to Lent! A time of prayer, fasting and alms giving! Lent is roughly 40 days or 6 weeks. We see 40 a lot in Scripture: The Flood, Israel's time in the desert, Jesus' time in the desert and Easter to Ascension is 40 days. The Lenten hymns proclaim The Glory of...

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Feast of the Holy Family

Today we celebrate the Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph! It is celebrated on the Sunday after Christmas, unless Christmas is on a Sunday, then it is on December 30. Reading 1SIR 3:2-6, 12-14 God sets a father in honor over his children;a mother's...

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A very Merry Christmas!

I pray all of you have a very Merry Christmas Season! Christmas starts today and ends Liturgically Jan. 13, the Baptism of the Lord. At The Family of the Good Shepherd home we end with Epiphany! This is the day the Wise men came to worship the child Jesus. We do give...

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4th Sunday of Advent

Today is the 4th Sunday of Advent! On Tuesday is Christmas Eve! Reading 1IS 7:10-14 The LORD spoke to Ahaz, saying:Ask for a sign from the LORD, your God;let it be deep as the netherworld, or high as the sky!But Ahaz answered,"I will not ask!  I will not tempt the...

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2nd Sunday of Advent

Today's1 st Reading and Gospel are: Reading 1IS 11:1-10 On that day, a shoot shall sprout from the stump of Jesse,and from his roots a bud shall blossom.The spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him:a spirit of wisdom and of understanding,a spirit of counsel and of...

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