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  • April 13, 2014 | by Msgr. Mike
    This week begins what we describe as Holy Week. It is the primary time when we recall those moments and events in the life of Jesus that accents our salvation. His life, death and resurrection are the foundation of our faith...
  • March 2, 2014 | by Msgr. Mike
    Four years before our nation celebrated its 200th anniversary, there was a delightful musical produced about those uneasy weeks in Philadelphia more than 200 years ago when our Declaration of Independence was being written and signed. Throughout the whole production...
  • February 23, 2014 | by Msgr. Mike
    The psalm response for this weekend’s liturgies is the refrain, “The Lord is kind and merciful”. Do you really believe this? We say it repeatedly...
  • February 16, 2014 | by Msgr. Mike
    There is an old story that comes from the book, A Treasury of American Anecdotes, edited by B.A. Botkin. It is an old legend about a New England town that was suffering through all manner of dissension and back-biting. The people were constantly involved in petty feuds pitting neighbor against neighbor. One day...
  • February 9, 2014 | by Msgr. Mike
    A Japanese legend says a pious Buddhist monk died and went to heaven. He was taken on a sightseeing tour and gazed in wonder at the lovely mansions built of marble and gold and precious stones...
  • February 2, 2014 | by Msgr. Mike
    Leonard Mann writes the following. He entered our world at the same gate all babies do, the gate of birth. When they held him up and spanked him, I suppose he cried as all babies cry. But who was he, this newborn child?
  • January 26, 2014 | by Msgr. Mike
    In The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn, there is the story of Huck’s friend, Buck, wanting to kill someone. They talk. Huck wonders what happened! What did this person do to get Buck so upset that he is ready to kill him?
  • January 19, 2014 | by Msgr. Mike
    "Behold the Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world!" This the phrase that greets us today in the Gospel proclaimed from John. It is an announcement as well as an identification...
  • January 12, 2014 | by Msgr. Mike
    It was Rev. Billy Graham who said, “I am convinced that people are open to the Christian message if it is seasoned with authority and proclaimed as God's own Word. Today, we celebrate the Baptism of the Lord...
  • September 15, 2013 | by Msgr Mike
    First of all thank you to all the many wonderful, wonderful people from Holy Trinity, St. Matthew and beyond who have given me much support in my recent stay in the hospital. Thank you for the flowers, thank you for the cards and gifts, thank you for the support, and especially thank you for the prayers that help strengthen me in this time...
  • April 28, 2013 | by Msgr. Mike
    King Duncan gives these definitions from boys and girls on what love is. There was a group of boys and girls, ages 4-8 who were asked, “What does love mean?” ...
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