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Pastor's Page 2021-04-25

Posted by Kurt Lawrence on 4/19/21

Dear St. Gabriel Parishioners:

JESUS is Risen... ALLELUIA!!! a familiar phrase for all Christians, but so special for all of us to proclaim not just with our lips but living as witnesses to this new reality.  May the “risen Christ” bless you and all your families in this Holy ... Read More »

Pastor's Page 2021-04-18

Posted by Kurt Lawrence on 4/12/21

Dear St. Gabriel Parishioners:

 

JESUS IS RISEN … … ALLELUIA! …

a familiar phrase for all Christians, but so special for all of us to proclaim not just with our lips but living as witnesses to this new reality.  May the “risen Christ” bless you and all your ... Read More »

Pastor's Page 2021-04-04

Posted by Kurt Lawrence on 3/30/21

Dear St. Gabriel Parishioners: JESUS HAS RISEN ……  ALLELUIA!    ALLELUIA!    ALLELUIA!

Through the powerful Scripture readings of the Triduum, and especially the Gospels of the Easter Vigil and Easter morning, we catch glimpses of just what Resurrection means.  How can we give expression to the conquest of death and ... Read More »

Pastor's Page 2021-03-28

Posted by Kurt Lawrence on 3/25/21

Dear St. Gabriel Parishioners: PALM SUNDAY – The Passion of the Lord Last year, Holy Week and Easter Masses were on livestream.  This year, even though, all counties in our State of Washington are in Phase 3; we still have limited in-person attendance at Mass because of Coronavirus protocols.  ... Read More »

Pastor's Page 2021-03-21

Posted by Kurt Lawrence on 3/15/21

Dear Parishioners:

  In the midst of a long Lenten Season, the Church continues to give us some model of faith to imitate in celebrating the witness to the gift of Faith in the lives of different saints. Last Wednesday was the Feast of St. Patrick (Irish for the ... Read More »

Pastor's Page 2021-03-14

Posted by Kurt Lawrence on 3/08/21

Dear Parishioners: Happy Feast of St. Patrick – Celebrating this on March 17 this year help us to finishing up the Lenten Season with great Joy and Hopefulness; everyone can be “Irish for a day”. Happy Feast of St. Joseph – March 19 (In the Year of St. Joseph) ... Read More »

Pastor's Pages 2021-02-28

Posted by Kurt Lawrence on 2/24/21

Dear Parishioners: Each year on the Second Sunday of Lent, the gospel reading tells of the Transfiguration of Jesus on Mt. Tabor. But, today's Old Testament and Gospel reading take place on two important biblical mountains— Moriah and Mt. Tabor.  Both readings give us profound insights into our God ... Read More »

Pastor's Pages 2021-02-21

Posted by Kurt Lawrence on 2/17/21

Dear St. Gabriel Parishioners: In the Gospel for the first Sunday of Lent, let us begin with Jesus in the desert. Mark’s version of the temptations of Jesus does not mention three temptations, nor does it say that Jesus fasted. Mark's whole focus is on presenting the temptations of ... Read More »

Pastor's Page 2021-02-14

Posted by Kurt Lawrence on 2/09/21

Dear Parishioners: Scripture Readings on this Sixth-Sunday in Ordinary Time presents us with the story: Jesus doesn’t follow the norm of avoiding the leper; instead Jesus cures him.  Jesus felt the pain of the leper – was moved with pity – and so Jesus responded by easing the leper’s ... Read More »

Pastor's Page 2021-02-07

Posted by Kurt Lawrence on 2/09/21

Dear Parishioners:

  It is a difficult year for “sharing faith through Zoom”, but our Faith Formation process is happening in all levels. This Saturday, February, 6 after the 6:30 PM Mass, the C.I.A. (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults), will have a Rite of Welcoming to official present ... Read More »

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