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Vacation Bible School registration now open!

Calling all kids for a week of fun & faith! 2017 VBS Registration Form (Send to the MDP Parish Office, Attn: VBS) Kids entering K – 5th grade are invited to join us on June 26-30, 9am – Noon, for … Continue reading

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by Lauren Joyce

This Week @ MDP – Holy Week!

Thank you to all those who prayed with us during Holy Week – Christ is Risen, Alleluia! Special congratulations to the five women baptized this Easter, as well as the other three who will be Confirmed soon!

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by Lauren Joyce

THE ULTIMATE REALITY

Deacon Greg Maskarinec’s Homily PALM SUNDAY We are obsessed with reality TV…shows like Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Dancing with the Stars, Survivor, and the like.  There’s another series known as “Undercover Boss”. It features a company’s founder or senior … Continue reading

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by Susan Dugary

This Week @ MDP: Living Stations of the Cross

Our CCD/PREP students presented the “Living Stations of the Cross,” a beautiful and traditional Lenten Prayer, last week in Church.  The MTC Catholic School students will do the same on 4/7 at 7pm.  All are welcome for this solemn reflection … Continue reading

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by Lauren Joyce

The man was blind but now he sees!

“There was a time when you were in darkness, but now you are in the light of the Lord…” Everything we do during lent aims at awakening our consciences, arousing them to make good judgments and understand that the Light … Continue reading

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by Father Cioppi

This Week @ MDP: Middle School Mercy Corps! (Service Projects)

This week our middle school students visited Camilla Hall Retirement Home for the IHM Sisters.  We played board games and shared stories with these lovely, holy women! Here at MDP, we share God’s love! To sign your 6th-8th grader up … Continue reading

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by Lauren Joyce

“Give me this Water to drink!”

By this third week of Lent, we come to the well of the Eucharist, tired, worn out and thirsty. So too, does the Samaritan woman and even Jesus Himself. We are thirsting for water as a basic human need, and … Continue reading

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by Father Cioppi

“Get up and GO!”

The Scriptures give us two examples of extraordinary events. We can wonder how they can relate to our own lives. But, in fact, they have everything to do with who we are as true disciples of Christ. I think that … Continue reading

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by Father Cioppi

This Week @ MDP: Adult Faith Formation Spotlight!

It’s a great month for Adult Faith Formation at MDP! Here at MDP, we seek to understand the truths of our faith! Here at the parish, Deacon Greg has launched our annual Lenten book discussion.  This year’s pick is “Resisting … Continue reading

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by Lauren Joyce

We will be tempted in the same way!

In the Gospel today, Jesus gives us remedies for the temptations we will all encounter during our Lenten Fast. Jesus goes into the desert because the Holy Spirit directed Him there. He fasts for forty days and forty nights at … Continue reading

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by Father Cioppi