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Upcoming Events

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 4/19/18

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,           

This week I just have a few quick things I want to share with you. I want to remind you of some of the upcoming events and opportunities. Bishop Murry will be at SLU this Wednesday. He is ... Read More »

Redemptorist News

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 4/11/18

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

I pray you had a blessed Holy Week and a joyful Easter Octave. Throughout this Easter Season, let us continue to celebrate the gifts of Redemption & Resurrection. One thing that we had planned to do during our jubilee year was a revival, ... Read More »

Easter cont'd

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 4/04/18

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

I pray your Easter celebration was full of joy and that you were surrounded by people who love you. I, personally, took a few days off to unwind. Following in my Father’s footsteps, I went down to Arkansas for a few days. Growing ... Read More »

Happy Resurrection Day!

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 3/26/18

Dear Sisters & Brothers, Happy Resurrection Day!!!

Well, the journey through Lent is over and the true Journey is just beginning. We have walked with Jesus through the wilderness. We have repented of our sins. We have been nourished at The Table of our Lord and been given an ... Read More »

Palm Sunday

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 3/26/18

Dear Sisters  & Brothers in Christ,

Today, as we celebrate Jesus’ triumphal entrance into Jerusalem, we begin Holy Week. It is the most solemn part of the Christian calendar. We are called to set worldly things aside and spend both quality and quantity time with our Lord and Redeemer, ... Read More »

Struggles

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 3/14/18

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

Once again we have two options for our readings today. Any parish that has people in their RCIA process read the A-cycle readings, and so, we have not heard the B or C cycle reading for quite a while. In the B-cycle Gospel ... Read More »

Doers of the Word

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 3/07/18

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

While the Sunday readings work on a three year cycle, most years we read the A cycle readings on the 3rd, 4th & 5th Sundays of Lent as part of the RCIA process. Although the fact that we are not baptizing anyone this ... Read More »

Your Lenten Journey

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 2/28/18

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ, I pray your Lenten journey is off to a good start. If you haven’t yet committed yourself to some Lenten activities of prayer, fasting and good works, it is never too late. As part of your prayer, you might consider some spiritual reading. ... Read More »

Lent-Rascism, Pt 2

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 2/20/18

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

I have no idea how many priests obeyed the Bishop and preached on the ‘Sin of Racism’ last Sunday, but I do commend those who did for I realize it is not an easy thing to do. Last Sunday I mentioned in my ... Read More »

Lent-Rascism

Posted by Patricia Garnett on 2/14/18

Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

Welcome, fellow disciples, to our pilgrimage of Lent, as we seek a path that will lead us ever closer to our God and the great gift of our Salvation. We begin the journey by “turning away from sin and to be ever more ... Read More »