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Happy Labor Day!

Daily Mass will be celebrated at 9:00 AM on Monday

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by Susan Dugary

Twenty Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Two elder monks were sitting outside their cave when a student approached them. He asked how could he overcome his fear about what people think of him. The one elder said, when I was young, I worried about what people … Continue reading

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Twenty First Sunday in Ordinary Time

There is a story of a very successful woman who was about to die. She quickly wrote out a will and contributed most of her wealth to the Church and to charities. When she got to heaven, an angel escorted … Continue reading

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Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

There was a cartoon years ago called ‘Calvin and Hobbes,’ about a precocious little boy, Calvin and his playmate, a talking tiger. One day the Hobbes, the tiger, finds Calvin sitting under a sign that reads, ‘kick in the butt … Continue reading

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Support Religious Freedom!

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by Susan Dugary

Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Linda Taylor was putting her children to bed one evening when her youngest, in kindergarten asked, Mommy, if the world ended today would I still have to return my library books? Linda was caught off guard at first, forced to … Continue reading

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Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

In the readings given to us by the Church, the Lord sternly warns us about storing up treasure for ourselves when we are not ‘rich in the sight of God.’ Ecclesiastes asks, ‘What does a man gain for all his … Continue reading

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Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

In the 1960’s all-pro star Jerry Kramer wrote a best-seller called Instant Replay. In it he asks this question, “What is the purpose of my life beyond football?” In the 1980’s he wrote another book called: Distant Replay. It opens with this … Continue reading

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Join Father Cioppi on a Guided Tour of France

Complete Itinerary for France Trip Link to trip registration:  https://www.grouptravelexperiences.com/booking Enter the Group Number as G003270 14-24 OCTOBER 2019 PLEASE JOIN MDP PARISH FOR A TRIP THROUGH FASCINATING FRANCE WITH A VISIT TO LOURDES AND OTHER HIGHLIGHTS World War II … Continue reading

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by Susan Dugary

Building a Culture of Religious Freedom

Building a culture of religious freedom From Catholic Philly Archbishop Charles Chaput, O.F.M. Cap.  Posted July 15, 2019 Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap Alliance Defending Freedom Summit, Dana Point, California … Continue reading

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by Susan Dugary