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Pastor's Page 2022-10-02

Posted by Paul Turner on 9/28/22

Dear Parishioners:

 

---Part of the roof on the whole complex of the Church needs to be replaced as you can see coming to Church today; so, please put on a “facemask” for your safety. This roof project will take several weeks to complete. Please be safe and patient ... Read More »

Pastor's Page 2022-09-25

Posted by Paul Turner on 9/28/22

Dear Parishioners:

 

---Maria Murphree, retired Faith Formation Director and Youth Minister for St. Gabriel Parish for about 30 years will be honored, this Sunday, September 25th after the 11 AM Mass. For the obvious reason of restrictions during the pandemic at the time of her retirement, the whole ... Read More »

Pastor's Page 2022-09-18

Posted by Paul Turner on 9/28/22

Dear Parishioners:

 

---What a Summer we had!!! … Believe it or not, Thursday September 22nd is already the beginning of the Autumn Season. Like a changing of a season, the parish’s life is also changing to a fuller schedule of different activities.

 

---Please be generous to C.C.H.D. ... Read More »

Pastor's Page 2022-09-11

Posted by Paul Turner on 9/28/22

Dear Parishioners:

 

---As we come to worship God this weekend, we’re fully remembered the Anniversary of September 11, 2001 and we lifted up those who have died to the almighty God and ask our Risen Christ to remember His promise of “eternal life” to our deceased brothers and ... Read More »

Pastor's Page 2022-09-04

Posted by Paul Turner on 9/28/22

Dear Parishioners:

…Back To School Prayer…

 

---Lord, God … We pray that as a new School Year is set to begin that each child finds some form of joy as they come to school each day and that they become passionate about something in the world that you ... Read More »

Pastor's Page 2022-08-28

Posted by Paul Turner on 9/28/22

Dear Parishioners:

 

---Today’s first reading from the book of Sirach in chapter 3, speaks about authentic humility giving a true estimation of self (3:7-19). Through it, a person performs one’s duty and avoids what is beyond one/s strength and understanding (3:20-22). Pride, however, begets false greatness, misjudgment, stubbornness ... Read More »

Pastor's Page 2022-08-21

Posted by Paul Turner on 9/28/22

Dear Parishioners:

 

---The “reunion of the Holy Land Pilgrimage” from our two sister’s parishes - Prince of Peace and St. Gabriel - a few years ago will be after 11 AM Mass today at St. Gabriel Parish, at the Community Room. Their gathering is an event to reconnect ... Read More »

Pastor's Page 2022-08-14

Posted by Paul Turner on 9/28/22

Dear Parishioners:

 

---The Scripture readings for the 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time invite us to consider the implications of our commitments, our lifestyles, and our relationships with others.

 

In the 1st reading from Jeremiah, the biblical prophet is called to comfort the afflicted and to afflict the ... Read More »

Pastor's Page 2022-08-07

Posted by Paul Turner on 9/28/22

Dear Parishioners:

 

---The book of Wisdom, named after the wisest of all the Israelite kings - Solomon, was used as a manual or textbook for young Jews living in a Greek culture from 300 B.C. to 200 A.D. The Jews were awed by the brilliant culture around them, ... Read More »

Pastor's Page 2022-07-31

Posted by Paul Turner on 9/28/22

Dear Parishioners:

 

---The author of the Book – Ecclesiastes - calls himself Qoheleth, which is translated “one who assembles” or “teacher.” He is cynical about life, having lived a long time and seen the futility of much of his work. His book ends with a simple truth: the ... Read More »

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