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    “HE EMPTIED HIMSELF…HE HUMBLED HIMSELF”
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    THE RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS
    RCIA begins on Wednesday, October 14 at 7:00p.m. in the Burke Center. If you or someone you know wishes to become a member of the Catholic Church or complete their initiation through Eucharist and/or Confirmation, please call the rectory to register. (More >) https://d2y1pz2y630308.cloudfront.net/15066/documents/2020/9/9-27-20%20THE%20RITE%20OF%20CHRISTIAN%20INITIATION%20OF%20ADULTS-1.pdf _self
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  • September 27, 2020

    “HE EMPTIED HIMSELF…HE HUMBLED HIMSELF”

    Those are some of the words St. Paul uses to describe “the attitude” of Christ Jesus in the great hymn proclaimed at Mass this weekend that comes near the beginning of his letter to the Church at Philippi. That “attitude” of  Christ is about as counter-cultural as one could imagine for us who live in a world where far too many seek to promote their own self-importance and entitlement rather than recognizing our common humanity and dignity. ... READ MORE >
     

    THE RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS

    As was the case with my recent article that included a mention of the reasons for the delay in our church sound system installation, no sooner had I written about the failure of the Archdiocese to provide guidance concerning the RCIA than I heard back from my friend at the Office for Divine Worship! I suppose I need to write about things that are up in the air in order to move the universe to provide answers—though that has yet to produce results when it comes to Renew My Church.

    Anyway, we are free to begin in-person gatherings for this important program, although because of the social distancing requirements, we won’t be able to invite parishioners who might wish to attend the sessions for updating or continuing religious education, so we won’t be printing a topic schedule in the bulletin. What I can say is that the current plan is to begin on Wednesday, October 14 at 7:00p.m. in the Burke Center, with sessions continuing most Wednesdays through March 31st next year... READ MORE>

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    Reading and writing are good for your brain,  by Vicki Martinka Petersen

    You learn a lot of lessons in school when you’re younger. Learning how to read and write at a young age could pay dividends toward good mental health in your later years.
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