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For those Who Bring Communion Fr. Paul would like to meet with all Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion who bring the Eucharist to those who are unable to come join us at Sunday Mass. It will be held in De Sales Hall on October 2 from 6–7 pm. Afterwards, Fr. Paul will treat everyone to some ice cream at Bellacinos on Eisenhower Drive!
From Fr. Paul’s Desk
Think about Coming to a Weekday Mass (or Several) by Father Paul Wharton One group that I credit for my vocation to the priesthood are the men and women who came to daily Mass at Saint Margaret Mary Church in Parkersburg, West Virginia. From the time I entered kindergarten my dad and I rarely missed Daily Mass. There are many reasons to come to Mass not only on Sunday, but at least one other day or even every day. Here are just a few to consider. It is a concrete way 1. to give thanks and praise to God for [...]
Homily Notes, Announcements, etc. READING: Luke 14:25-33 Great crowds were traveling with Jesus, and he turned and addressed them, “If anyone comes to me without hating his father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple. Whoever does not carry his own cross and come after me cannot be my disciple. Which of you wishing to construct a tower does not first sit down and calculate the cost to see if there is enough for its completion? Otherwise, after laying the foundation and finding himself unable to finish the [...]
READING: Luke 13:22-27 Jesus passed through towns and villages, teaching as he went and making his way to Jerusalem. Someone asked him, "Lord, will only a few people be saved?" He answered them, "Strive to enter through the narrow gate, for many, I tell you, will attempt to enter but will not be strong enough. After the master of the house has arisen and locked the door, then will you stand outside knocking and saying, ‘Lord, open the door for us.’ He will say to you in reply, ‘I do not know where you are from. And you will say, [...]