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You are My Prophet

Today’s readings send out a call all Christians to preach the word of God to the world. In the first reading we find Amos delivering God’s message in a foreign land. Amos made it clear this was not his life’s … Continue reading

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There is a way out of envy

If you look up the word ‘envy’ in the dictionary, it means ‘A feeling of resentment aroused by a desire for the possessions or qualities of another.’ If envy goes unchecked, it can destroy everything we love and care for. The … Continue reading

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by Father Cioppi

Just have Faith!

The images of healing presented in today’s Gospel remind us of the power of God’s love to restore us to life when sickness and death surround us. Our celebrations of Christmas and Easter underline our belief that makes us uniquely … Continue reading

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by Father Cioppi

Don’t take a vacation from Mass

Summer is a wonderful time to get away for rest and rejuvenation, but don’t let summer fun draw you away from what is always important, your weekly Mass obligation. Check out the Mass times in the area you are traveling by visiting www.masstimes.org … Continue reading

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by Susan Dugary

by Susan Dugary

Christ has always been the ‘stone rejected’

What we celebrate during these Easter weeks is our new life in Christ. Saint John says:” See what love the Father has bestowed on us that we may be called the children of God.” And yet he warns us that … Continue reading

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by Father Cioppi

Resources to Build Strong Families

Support, encouragement, and advice for marriage and parenting at every age and stage.  Solid Catholic content sponsored by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops: 

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by Susan Dugary

MANY THANKS to all who made the “Helping Hands” Rice Bowl Service Project a great success!

Last weekend, nearly one hundred volunteers came together in the MDP gym to pack meals for Burkina Faso, Africa! Thanks to the overwhelming generosity of so many people, we were able to purchase, pack, and ship FOURTEEN THOUSAND high-nutrient meals … Continue reading

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by Lauren Joyce

Deacon Greg Maskarinec’s Easter Homily

Christos Voskrese!  Voistinu Voskrese!  Those are the first words I remember hearing each Easter morning as a child.   Well, not the first.  The first words were talking with my brothers about the excitement of Easter while we lay in bed … Continue reading

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by Susan Dugary

Father Cioppi’s Easter Vigil Homily

“On this night in which Jesus passed over from death to life, the Church calls upon us to come together to watch and pray.  If we keep this living Memorial of the Paschal Mystery in this way, listening to His … Continue reading

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by Susan Dugary