Pastor’s Pen: 6.14.2024

Father’s Day Let me extend my wishes for a Happy Father’s Day!  But more than good wishes, I also pray for the fathers, especially the men in our parish who are currently raising children.  There are many indicators that men face pressures and challenges today that exceed those of previous generations. And yet studies from [...]

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Laudato Si Week

Laudato Si Week May 19-26 2024 We are reminded during this year’s celebration of the publication of Pope Francis’ Encyclical Letter, Laudato Si’, that actions speak louder than words! Was it enough to rouse Catholics around the world to a heightened concern for creation? Are we listening? In 9 years, have we made a difference? [...]

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Parishioner Reflections on AAPI Month

Reflecting on AAPI Heritage Month and Corpus Christi with Boratha Tan “Oh nobly born, oh you who are the sons and daughters of the awakened ones, the buddhas and bodhisattvas. Do not forget who you really are, do not forget your true nature”. The first thing you read, the first truth to meditate over, to [...]

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Pastor’s Pen: 5.17.2024

Pentecost Spirit We have finally arrived at the culmination and goal of the Easter Season, the feast of Pentecost. The narrative of this feast tells of the time when Easter finally “landed,” when its power and grace were received by the disciples.  Of the four gospel writers, Luke is the only one who makes a [...]

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Pastor’s Pen: 5.3.2024

Pastor’s Pen – May 3, 2024 NEWS Congratulations and prayers for MaryAnne who will make her First Communion this Sunday.  Her parents (Goretski) and grandparents (Nordmoe) are parishioners here at Ss. Peter and Paul.  The Easter season – when we especially contemplate the presence of the Risen Lord among us – is the traditional time [...]

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Pastor’s Pen: 3.22.2024

Pastor’s Pen – March 22, 2024 This Sunday we begin the greatest week of the church year with Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion.  It is the greatest week because it provides us with an extended and in-depth contemplation of what we celebrate every Sunday: the death and resurrection of Jesus, leading to the outpouring [...]

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Pastor’s Pen: 3.1.2024

Genesis 1:28: “Be fertile and multiply…”                 We have been blessed with a rapid rise in the number of young children in our parish. What a wonderful sign of new life and promise – and as I said in my homily on the Feast of the Holy Family, what a sign of the courage and [...]

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Lent 2024

We're celebrating more than St. Valentine's Day on February 14th! Ss. Peter and Paul will offer Mass for Ash Wednesday (2/14) at Noon and 7PM. Click here for a calendar of our upcoming Lenten events, including a special Eucharistic theology on tap, a ministers retreat, stations of the cross and much more! Looking for some [...]

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Black History Month Recommendations

Feb. 5, 7:00PM.  UDM zoom webinar with Margaret Burnham, discussing her recent book, By Hands Now Known: Jim Crow's Legal Executioners (Norton, 2022).  Registration in advance required: CLICK HERE.   Feb. 14, 7:00PM. In-person event at UDM Student Union. “Love Stories from the Underground Railroad.” Ilyon Woo will discuss her recent book, Master, Slave, Husband, Wife: [...]

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Pastor’s Pen: 2.2.2024

Pastor’s Pen – February 2, 2024 Today is the feast of the Presentation of Mary, also known as Candlemas.  It is the symbolic half-way point between the winter solstice and the spring equinox.  So hang on… we’re half way there to spring! Lent is coming, with Ash Wednesday beginning that holy season on February 14 [...]

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