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A Message from Fr. Hurley (December 6, 2020)

May the Peace of our Lord be with you all! This second week of Advent proclaims more penitential preparations for those preparing for His coming. Today Mark’s Gospel is directly referring or actually quoting Isaiah the prophet. You may recall Isaiah’s familiar words: “A voice cries out: In the desert prepare the way of the…
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St. Mary’s Parish Council: Seeking Recommendations

The work of the parish pastoral council is to assist the Pastor by providing consultative advice. This consulting advice pertains to the pastoral concerns of the parish as determined by the Pastor. Parish councils were first recommended in Vatican II’s “Decree on the Pastoral Office of Bishops.” They exist in three fourths of the 18,000…
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A Message from Fr. Hurley (November 29, 2020)

In this beginning of our new liturgical year, Advent week 1, what does the Word of God say? “What I say to you, I say to all: ‘Watch!’” Although today we begin this new year for our church, I am still thinking of last weekend’s joyful time when 67 young people from our parish received…
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Grand Annual 2020

The Grand Annual Appeal letter for 2020 was mailed to parishioners last week. Please take a moment to read the letter and consider giving this year. The Grand Annual is essential for the weekly operations and ongoing maintenance of our buildings and grounds as well as it accounts for nearly a third of our overall…
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