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Saint Charles Seminary Annual Appeal

In this month, look around you; listen and look for men who may have a priestly heart, one that is generous ,kind, giving and prayerful. Continue reading

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Take Action Now!

Call to Action Yet again, the public has learned that an abortion doctor hoarded the bodies of his victims, keeping them in bags in his home and car. Tragically, Ulrich Klopfer is not the first person involved in abortion to … Continue reading

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by Susan Dugary

Confirmation 2019

The sacrament of Confirmation gives to its recipient an outpouring of the grace and power of the Holy Spirit, so that the person can witness to his or her discipleship in Christ with the seven fold gifts of God’s life. … Continue reading

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by Susan Dugary

Pastoral Council Elections

All adult members of Mother of Divine Providence Parish are encouraged to participate in the election of the members of the Pastoral Council.   Please print the ballot provided in the link below and place your ballot in the collection … Continue reading

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by Susan Dugary

“Things Worth Dying For:The Nature of a Life Worth Living”

This lecture was delivered, by our Archbishop, Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap,  for the Constitutional Studies Program at the University of Notre Dame. I want to thank Dr. Muñoz, Father Jenkins, and the Napa Institute Forum for welcoming me to … Continue reading

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by Susan Dugary

Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time

  I know a sure path to heaven: to be grateful to God for all things big and small, to appreciate who you are in His love and what a gift you could be for others for the love of … Continue reading

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by Father Cioppi

Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

Paul VI once wrote that ‘if you want peace, work for justice.’ There is so much violence in our world and on all levels of life. What can we do to begin building a world for peace? We need to … Continue reading

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by Father Cioppi

Twenty Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

The Gospel clarifies for us that the Christian way is of action not mere words; of performance, not mere promise. The rich man does not understand that because the Word was made flesh he is now obliged not to just … Continue reading

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by Father Cioppi

Twenty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Today the Gospel confronts us with forgiveness. But how can we accept forgiveness or even forgive others unless we first are able to receive it, to actually hear the words: “I absolve you from your sins, in the Name of … Continue reading

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by Father Cioppi

Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

The wisdom writer asks a question long on the human mind, “Who can know God’s counsel, or who can conceive what the Lord intends?” We can spend our whole life pondering God but unless we pick up our plough and … Continue reading

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by Father Cioppi