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This Week.

This Week.

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Margo Morin on 6/25/20

A MESSAGE FROM FR. MURRAY

This week’s readings remind us that every kind of action counts. One of the more overwhelmingly positive things I have seen during this pandemic is the generosity of so many people. Whether it is the ongoing support of front-line workers in the COVID-19 crisis, ... Read More »

"But it brings me a spark (no pun intended) of joy."

Posted by Margo Morin on 6/18/20

This week in one of my pandemic closet clean-outs, I found a bottle of nail polish, from... who knows when? It's clear polish but has tiny sparkles in it. It was exactly what I needed to cheer my spirits. Not flashy, not showy, just a tiny bit of sparkle ... Read More »

Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Margo Morin on 6/18/20

A Message from Fr. Murray

Happy Father’s Day to all the fathers who gather with us to pray and to those who are away. I have noticed on the web that some of the great gifts for dads are things that get him outside or tools that help with ... Read More »

"But this time . . . was different."

Posted by Margo Morin on 6/11/20

Hello Salem,

This past Monday we hosted our "check it out" night for our next round of Alpha (we're calling it "Alpha Summah!"), and we showed the first video in the series. You can watch it by clicking here. This is our 17th time hosting Alpha in this parish, ... Read More »

Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ

Posted by Margo Morin on 6/10/20

A MESSAGE FROM FR. MURRAY

This week, we continue our post -Easter celebration of God and who He is and what He looks like by celebrating the central mystery of our faith in the Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi). In many places, there is a tradition of ... Read More »

The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

Posted by Margo Morin on 6/03/20

A MESSAGE FROM FATHER MURRAY We are back! (Sort of...) I am pleased that we have begun to gather again as a community to worship. The Mass this last Sunday was a great example of our community coming together. I must say thanks again to our staff, Margo, David, ... Read More »

Pentecost Sunday

Posted by Margo Morin on 5/28/20

THIS SUNDAY AT MQOA: DRIVE-IN MASS - RSVP LINK  This Sunday, we’ll hold Masses in our rear parking lot at St. James Church (corner of Flint and Bridge Streets).9:30 AM English 12:00 PM Spanish. Parking lot attendants will be parking cars to give the best possible visibility to all; ... Read More »

The Ascension of the Lord

Posted by Margo Morin on 5/21/20

A MESSAGE FROM FR. MURRAY

As we come closer to the end of the Easter season, we are getting ready for the day we can open — carefully and slowly — our society, businesses, and churches. We must face the reality that we will not be going back to ... Read More »

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

Posted by Margo Morin on 5/14/20

There is a quote from Thomas Paine that can be applied to our present situation: “These are the times that try men’s souls.” Today we might amend that to say “our souls” to be inclusive, but either way, the meaning is clear. Of course, Mr. Paine was speaking of ... Read More »

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

Posted by Margo Morin on 5/08/20

I love this time of year for the Easter season and all that is hopeful about the readings. The Gospel of Mark is considered the earliest written Gospel and was composed, experts believe, for a community that was suffering persecution. The Gospel of Matthew was written primarily to help ... Read More »

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