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Baptism of Jesus – Sr. Jan

January 8, 2022
Baptism of Jesus This Sunday’s Gospel from St. Luke tells the story of the Baptism of Jesus. The Father’s voice is heard saying, “You are my beloved Son; in whom I am well pleased.” The Father is delighted in his

Creating New – Dcn. Dan

December 31, 2021
Creating New This is a season to recognize the ongoing newness of God. From a faith perspective these days of December and Christmas have been a whirlwind. Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception and Our Lady of Guadalupe witnessed that our God’s

Batteries Needed – Carol K.

December 23, 2021
Batteries Needed! I am not a big fan of social media but I do have a Facebook page mainly to keep track of what my kids are doing. A lot of reflective posts show up on my page and I

Jesus, John, and Joy – Dcn. Bill

December 9, 2021
Jesus, John and Joy This Sunday’s Gospel continues last week’s focus on John the Baptist and his role in preparing the way for Christ. John told his listeners that they cannot rely on their lineage as Israelites because children of

In Preparation for the King – A Thought

November 23, 2021
In preparing a high school lesson on Purgatory, I came across a commentary on the topic by the Protestant author C.S. Lewis. He writes, “Would it not break the heart if God said to us, ‘It is true, my son,

Long Live Christ the King! – Fr. Tony

November 18, 2021
Long Live Christ the King! Pope Pius XI, on the 11th of December 1925 – 96 years ago – established this feast of Christ the King. In his encyclical entitled Quas Primas (In the First), he stated that as long

God Is Always At Work On Our Behalf – Sr. Pat

November 17, 2021
God Is Always At Work On Our Behalf Next weekend we celebrate the great feast of Christ the King. In preparation for that feast our readings today are sobering, almost scary. Yet, we are reminded that only God the Father

A Call to Prayer – Nicholas S.

November 4, 2021
A Call to Prayer I want to begin this column by asking all readers of it to pray (as always) for the music ministry here at the Quad. We are in the process of trying to re-establish the choir(s) at

Prepare for Peace – Joseph W.

October 22, 2021
Prepare for Peace Though none would dispute the love that is found in laying down one’s life for friends, such a command sounds like nothing more than a poetic concept to many. Although a minimum of 105,000 Christians are killed

The Great Among Us – Sr. Jan

October 14, 2021
The Great Among Us In today’s Gospel James and John, the sons of Zebedee, were trying to secure the best seats in the kingdom. Jesus said it was not his to give, but for those for whom it has been