February 2020 archive of Reflections from Father Mark

February 2020 archive of Reflections from Father Mark

New Horizons - First Sunday of Lent

Posted by Lori Mainiero on 2/28/20

HOSEA

There is an image from the Book of the Prophet Hosea which helps me understand Lent.  Hosea prophesies that God will allure his people back to the desert.  The Prophet writes at a time when the people are living in sin.  As a lover inviting his beloved, God ... Read More »

NEW HORIZONS - DIOCESAN STEWARDSHIP APPEAL 2020

Posted by Rev. Mark Watson on 2/17/20

The Diocesan Stewardship Appeal takes place this weekend, February 15/16.  The theme of the Appeal this year is “What shall I return to the Lord?”.  This theme was chosen by our new bishop.  As we celebrate the Diocesan Stewardship Appeal, I ask that all parishioners prayerfully consider donating to ... Read More »

The Season of Lent 2020

Posted by Rev. Mark Watson on 2/12/20

On Wednesday, February 26 we will begin our celebration of Lent.  During Lent we will  turn to God through prayer, fasting, almsgiving and by turning from sin.  Lent offers us the opportunity to take stock of our lives, to turn from sin and to live in a new way.

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Vocations 2020

Posted by Rev. Mark Watson on 2/12/20

This Sunday we will reflect on how we hear the voice of the Lord within our lives and families.    God calls each of us to a vocation.  For most of us it will be marriage, for some priesthood or religious life, for some diaconate and for some the single life. 

If one of your children was to tell you that they wanted to become a priest or religious sister how would you ... Read More »

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