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September 2020 archive of This Week.

September 2020 archive of This Week.

PRAYING THE DANGEROUS PRAYER

Posted by Margo Morin on 9/24/20

This week I heard a news story about a family who was struggling to make ends meet, due to pandemic-related underemployment. It really struck me when I heard it, and I prayed a quick prayer for the family. Somehow, that morning, I heard that story four separate times, and ... Read More »

A MESSAGE FROM FR. MURRAY / UN MENSAJE DEL PADRE MURRAY

Posted by Margo Morin on 9/24/20

Next week, we begin the process of opening our doors to the those who are coming inside to pray with us at Mass. It will be a slow careful process, and we again remind all of the necessity of wearing masks, maintaining social distance, and using the hand gel ... Read More »

THANK YOU

Posted by Margo Morin on 9/17/20

Parishioners and Friends of MQOA,

As we transition into the season of autumn and say goodbye to this (weirdest) summer (ever,) I, along with the staff and leaders of the parish, want to share our gratitude for you and for all you’re doing for this community of faith.The past ... Read More »

A MESSAGE FROM FR. MURRAY / UN MENSAJE DEL PADRE MURRAY

Posted by Margo Morin on 9/17/20

As the Fall season progresses, we are getting ready for many of the usual programs that start during this time. This year we will make all our ministries available online so everyone can have access and be safe. We’re also making adjustments to the Mass schedule and adding options ... Read More »

Lessons from Geese

Posted by Margo Morin on 9/10/20

I’ve been noticing flocks of geese starting to fly overhead, and I can’t help but stop and watch them as they pass. I’m always reminded of the lessons a teacher shared with me once, about community and teamwork, as learned from how geese fly in formation. You can see ... Read More »

A MESSAGE FROM FR. MURRAY / UN MENSAJE DEL PADRE MURRAY

Posted by Margo Morin on 9/10/20

After a beautiful summer with many good Sunday experiences, we are getting ready to move indoors for Masses. Our plan is to go indoors on Sunday, October 4, with Mass in the lower hall at St. James at 8:30 AM, then Mass in Spanish at 11:30 AM at IC, ... Read More »

Same Difference

Posted by Margo Morin on 9/04/20

I’ve been watching the Tour De France these mornings, and although it was delayed by a month or so by the pandemic, watching the teams race to the finish each day is giving me some sense of normalcy, even if still different in many ways from the Tour that I love to ... Read More »

A MESSAGE FROM FR. MURRAY / UN MENSAJE DEL PADRE MURRAY

Posted by Margo Morin on 9/04/20

Leadership in the church has always been a challenge. It was a struggle in the period when Moses first asked God for help, and ever since, it has been like this to the present day. We are always in need of leaders. I read over and over the moments ... Read More »

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