PASTOR'S CORNER

February 2021

Feb 21

FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT B21

On the First Sunday of Lent, as the spirit drove Jesus out into the dry and arid land where there was nothing except a space and time, so do we, his followers go. We join him in his forty- day solitary time, (number 40 as a time of testing, biblical and spiritual with lots of memories in salvation history) in the wilderness to be tempted by...
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Feb 17

ASH WEDNESDAY B21

Many were probably wondering whether there would be public (in-person) Masses along with the time-honored sacred ritual of the imposition of ashes on Ash Wednesday. Although today is not a holy day of obligation nor a requirement, we faithfully observe the ritual of ashes (a stark reminder of our humble beginnings and origins) that we came...
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Feb 7

FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME B21

As the good news of Mark slowly unfolds putting greater emphasis on the healing of the sick and the casting out of demon possessed (not simply a case of mental illness but much worse and severe), today’s episode features the very first physical healing (not exorcism) and the driving out of demons, the so called, 24 hours in the life of...
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