Pastoral Reflections

January 2020

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January 19, 2020

This past Monday we entered into Ordinary Time. The Church’s Universal Liturgical Norms describe this season in this way: “Besides the times of the year that have their own distinctive character, there remains in the yearly cycle thirty-three or thirty-four weeks in which no particular aspect of the mystery of Christ is celebrated,...
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January 12, 2020

For the past week, the Catholic Church in the United States has been celebrating National Migration Week. The theme for this year’s celebration is “Promoting a Church and a World for All.” This is a call to all of us to stand in solidarity with care for those who are on the margins and excluded. I hope you will join us this...
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