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UpFront with Mary Hendricks, 04/21/2013

Fourth Sunday of Easter (Year C) April 21, 2013 John 10:27-30  I’ve told you before how voices fascinate me. After our mother died, my brother Larry let me listen to a voice mail she left him on his phone a few months before. She was congratulating him on an award he had received, telling him .. read more

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UpFront with Mary Hendricks, 04/14/2013

Third Sunday of Easter, Year C April 14, 2013 John 21:1-19 Whenever you get upset, don’t you turn to “comfort” behavior to soothe you? Maybe you go to work in the wood shop, paint your nails, play basketball, bake bread. I clean. Peter decided to go fishing. It was what he knew best. He was .. read more

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Apr
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UpFront with Mary Hendricks, 03/24/2013

Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion March 24, 2013 Psalm 22 “My God, my God, why have you abandoned me?” Sound familiar? This line from Psalm 22 was one of Jesus’ last seven words from the cross. In fact, these were his last words. You may think he was asking why his father had left .. read more

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Mar
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UpFront with Mary Hendricks, 03/17/2013

Fifth Sunday of Lent, Year A March 17, 2013 John 11:1-45 The gift of life—Jesus gives it to Lazarus today when he raises him from the tomb, four days after his death. Wonder what Lazarus did with the rest of his life? He was a good man—he had to be; Jesus was his best friend. .. read more

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Mar
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Fifth Sunday of Lent – Year A Scrutinies

Fifth Sunday of Lent – Year A Scrutinies Lectionary: 34 Reading 1 Ez 37:12-14 Thus says the Lord GOD: O my people, I will open your graves and have you rise from them, and bring you back to the land of Israel. Then you shall know that I am the LORD, when I open your .. read more

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Mar
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Fr. Steve’s homily (02/24/2013)

Happiness depends on living in a close relationship with God, as Adam and Eve did before the fall. It’s the most basic truth of our catechism: separated from God, the human heart withers, like a plant that never gets sunshine. But after the loss of grace through original sin, staying close to God became impossible. .. read more

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Mar
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UpFront with Mary Hendricks, 02/03/2013

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C February 3, 2013 1 Corinthians 12:31-13:13 Back in the 1990’s, I went to Carmel, CA (When Clint Eastwood was their mayor! Didn’t see him, though.), to attend a seminar about love. I’m thinking now I could have made a couple three car payments with that money. The woman .. read more

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Feb
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UpFront with Mary Hendricks, 01/27/2013

3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C January 27, 2013 1 Corinthians 12:12-14, 27   Looks like a war zone, doesn’t it? When the restoration was going on in our empty church, it was distressing to walk in there and see that crazy mess, especially for an OCD cleaner like me. I would be in .. read more

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Jan
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UpFront with Mary Hendricks, 01/20/2013

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C January 20, 2013 John 2:1-11 Don’t you just love weddings? My niece is getting married next year, and it is so exciting. She lives in Pittsburgh and will get married on the campus of Pitt (yes, we hate Pitt, but she didn’t go to WVU, so go figure) .. read more

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Jan
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Mullady Scholarship Fund Application

Applicants must be Catholic and must be Lewis County residents enrolled in college or graduate school (no high school students). Application deadline is January 31, 2013. Checks will be mailed to the student’s address. Completed applications can be submitted online,  placed  in the church collection basket or returned to the the parish office. Funds will .. read more

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Jan
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