Posts from March 2017

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Faith Formation Activities

by Joy Rastiello

Updates from the Faith Formation Pillar: Scripture Series: Led by Father Stan, the Series is held the third Wednesday of every month until May in the Community Room at 7pm. The next session will be on the Epistles and will be held on April 19th. Robert Barron’s Catholicism: The Pivotal Players. One hour DVD’s followed […]

Reflection on the Fourth Sunday of Lent

by Joy Rastiello

In the darkness of our world, there is a small, bright shining light in the distance. As a school teacher, I notice many teenagers, teachers, and staff attracted to this light. It has a magnetic pull on their psyches that seems unstoppable. Unfortunately, the light is from a cell phone screen, or is it a […]

Reflection on the Third Sunday in Lent

by Joy Rastiello

When we are born, God sets us on a journey with the Commandments as our roadmap and the Holy Spirit as our guide. Sometimes the journey is difficult which may cause us to question the path we have taken as the Israelites did in today’s First Reading. Sometimes our journey tires us and we need […]

Reflection on the Second Sunday of Lent

by Joy Rastiello

In our readings this Sunday, the Lord tells us that, as we open ourselves to receive and worship Him in our daily lives, He will guide us. The path upon which He will send us will not be without its difficulties and it will include those that curse and do harm to us. The Lord […]

Reflection on the First Sunday of Lent

by Shannon Jones

In the Jones household, Friday night is movie night. It’s often challenging to find one movie that appeals to all five of us, but every now and then we come across a film with which everyone can connect – like Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. This comedy tells the story […]

Homily for the 1st week in Lent

by Fr. Hernan Cely

The Temptations In recent years, there have been movies and television shows, featuring the amazing level of hardships imposed on elite military groups like Navy Seals, Army Rangers, and Marines. Just as steel is subjected to great stress beyond anything expected for their use, extraordinary military personnel submit to tests beyond anything they are expected […]