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Fr. Tom

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Let me tell you a story: “A young man was very excited because he just won a ticket to the Super Bowl. His excitement lessened as he realized his seat was in the back of the stadium. As he searched the rows ahead of him for a better seat, he saw an empty one right…

Noteworthy News from Fr. Tom

Happy Corpus Christi! The last two precious gifts given to us by Jesus are the Holy Eucharist as our spiritual food on Holy Thursday and Jesus’ mother Mary as our spiritual mother on Good Friday. Corpus Christi reminds us of the abiding presence of our loving God as Emmanuel (God with us), which is celebrated…

Noteworthy News from Fr. Tom

There is a very old and much-repeated story about St. Augustine, one of the intellectual giants of the Church. He was walking by the seashore one day, attempting to conceive of an intelligible explanation for the mystery of the Trinity. As he walked along, he saw a small boy on the beach, pouring seawater from…

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Pentecost literally means 50th. It is a feast celebrated on the 50th day after the Passover feast by the Jews and a feast celebrated on the 50th day after the feast of the Resurrection of Jesus by Christians. What did really happen on the day of Pentecost: the Holy Spirit descended upon the apostles and…

Noteworthy News From Fr. Tom

It was such a blessing to walk with you through the Lenten season of 2022, a season of repentance, conversion and preparation for Easter. With daily Mass and confession, the Holy Hour Eucharistic Adoration for Peace and every Friday Adoration, with the Stations of the cross, with Taize adoration of the cross, the Living Stations…