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Our Lady of Lourdes praesidium, Legion of Mary Mother of Divine Providence Parish Do you want to become a warrior?!  How about a Prayer Warrior for the Legion of Mary at MDP?  If you already pray or want to develop … Continue reading

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by Susan Dugary

MASS SCHEDULE CHANGE -SATURDAY 4:00pm

Our Saturday Evening Mass schedule changed as of Labor Day from the 5:15pm to 4:00pm. Confessions are scheduled from 3:00 pm to 3:45pm on Saturday afternoon.

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by Father Cioppi

‘Be strong, fear not! Here is your God He comes to save you!’

Isaiah proclaims: “Say to those whose hearts are frightened: Be strong, fear not! Here is your God He comes to save you!” Saint James tells us that God chooses the poor in the world to be rich in faith and … Continue reading

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by Father Cioppi

“May the Word I give you, take possession!”

“Humbly welcome the word that has taken root in you, with its power to save you. Act on this word. If all you do is listen to it, you are deceiving yourselves.’ (James 1:17) Each one of us who follows … Continue reading

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by Father Cioppi

Small acts of humble servitude are important

‘Be subordinate to one another out of reverence for Christ.’ Paul gives us a difficult lesson today. It relates back to the Gospel of Matthew when He said the first shall be last and the last shall be first. For … Continue reading

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by Father Cioppi

Be vigilant and constructive, not angry and destructive

There has been a lot of anger expressed from last week’s publication of the Grand Jury Report. In trying again to sift through the emotions and indignation against these crimes and trying to make sense of these horrific sins, I … Continue reading

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by Father Cioppi

FROM THE ARCHDIOCESE AND ARCHBISHOP CHAPUT

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia and Archbishop Chaput’s address the new Grand Jury reports on a new Archdiocesan website.  The website begins: “TO THE VICTIMS AND SURVIVERS OF CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE AT THE HAND OF ANYONE AFFILIATED WITH THE CHURCH, WE … Continue reading

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by Susan Dugary

Come on out to the Community Carnival

Page Contents Tonight (Saturday) is the last night of the 2018 Community Carnival!August 14th through the 18th6:00 PM to 10:00 PMThis year we have a new vendor for our carnival rides – Houghton Enterprises is happy to be present at … Continue reading

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by Susan Dugary

The Eucharist: Source and Summit of the Christian Life

Deacon Greg’s Homily from Sunday, August 12th Do you ever identify with the people you encounter in Sacred Scripture?  Following some of the recent events in the news, I’ve been feeling like Elijah in today’s first reading: the accusations of … Continue reading

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by Susan Dugary

‘We become What we consume’

When I was a curate at Old Saint Mary’s, sometimes St. John’s Hospice would close because of a fight. The homeless used to come to our door and ask for food. Erma our cook would give out plain white sandwiches … Continue reading

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by Father Cioppi