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This Week.

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 six ... 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 »

Worshiping On The Outside

Posted by Margo Morin on 8/26/20

As a parish, and as a people, we’ve been through a lot in the past few months. Facing the issues of health and safety, of how to care for each other and how to treat each other, it can feel as if we are adrift, unmoored, untethered, unsafe.

It’s ... Read More »

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

Posted by Margo Morin on 8/26/20

As we head into the last days of the summer vacation, I am again reminded of my favorite commercial of all time (61 years and counting). It features a father skipping down the aisle of a Staples store with the music from Andy Williams’ classic, “It’s the Most Wonderful ... Read More »

Who do we say that Jesus is?

Posted by Margo Morin on 8/20/20

This week in the Gospel reading we’ll hear Jesus ask His disciples “who do people say the Son of Man is?” and, then to Peter “who do you say that I am?” Of course, as probably every preacher you’ve ever heard preach on this Gospel has said, you and ... Read More »

A MESSAGE FROM FATHER MURRAY / UN MENSAJE DEL PADRE MURRAY

Posted by Margo Morin on 8/20/20

I am an occasional football fan. I know that when the teams that are playing are near the goal line, they are in the red zone. They must make plays that require precision, and there is not much room for error. I am thinking of this as we enter ... Read More »

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