Letter from Father Randy: A Call to Spiritual Communion

Letter from Father Randy: A Call to Spiritual Communion

​Letter from Father Randy: A Call to Spiritual Communion ​Dear People of St. Blase, All Sisters and Brothers in Christ Jesus,For the Third and Fourth Sundays of Lent, we provided a prayer service via social media. Adhering to the stay-at-home order means being unable...

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Salt, Light, Dung, and Fire

Salt, Light, Dung, and Fire

Salt, Light, Dung, and Fire Jesus said to his disciples: “You are the salt of the earth. But if salt loses its taste, with what can it be seasoned? It is no longer good for anything but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot. You are the light of the world. A city...

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The Historical Link Between Groundhog’s Day & Candlemas

The Historical Link Between Groundhog’s Day & Candlemas

The Historical Link Between Groundhog's Day & Candlemas Simeon blessed them and said to Mary his mother, “Behold, this child is destined for the fall and rise of many in Israel, and to be a sign that will be contradicted --and you yourself a sword will pierce-- so...

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What Will You Leave Behind?

What Will You Leave Behind?

What Will You Leave Behind? As he was walking by the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon who is called Peter, and his brother Andrew, casting a net into the sea; they were fishermen. He said to them, “Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men.” At once...

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Who Among Us Is Holy?

Who Among Us Is Holy?

Who Among Us Is Holy? He is the one of whom I said, ‘A man is coming after me who ranks ahead of me because he existed before me.’ I did not know him, but the reason why I came baptizing with water was that he might be made known to Israel.” John 1: 30-31 Whether you...

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Why Was Jesus Baptized

Why Was Jesus Baptized

Why Was Jesus Baptized? Jesus came from Galilee to John at the Jordan to be baptized by him. John tried to prevent him, saying, “I need to be baptized by you, and yet you are coming to me?” Jesus said to him in reply, “Allow it now, for thus it is fitting for us to...

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Herod vs. The Magi: What does the Gospel ask of us?

Herod vs. The Magi: What does the Gospel ask of us?

Herod vs. The Magi Then Herod called the magi secretly and ascertained from them the time of the star’s appearance. He sent them to Bethlehem and said, “Go and search diligently for the child. When you have found him, bring me word, that I too may go and do him...

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Who is My Family?

Who is My Family?

Who is My Family? When the magi had departed, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, "Rise, take the child and his mother, flee to Egypt, and stay there until I tell you. Herod is going to search for the child to destroy him." Matthew...

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The Mystery of The Incarnation

The Mystery of The Incarnation

The Mystery of the Incarnation Thus the total number of generations from Abraham to David is fourteen generations; from David to the Babylonian exile, fourteen generations; from the Babylonian exile to the Christ, fourteen...

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Does God Speak To Us In Dreams?

Does God Speak To Us In Dreams?

Does God Speak To Us In Dreams? | A Reflection from Dr. Mary Dumm Such was his intention when, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, "Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary your wife into...

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Christmas is Ruined

Christmas is Ruined

Press the play button above to listen to this Homily Christmas is Ruined | Father Randall Phillips When John the Baptist heard in prison of the works of the Christ, he sent his disciples to Jesus with this question, "Are you the...

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What is Heaven Like? | Father Ken Mazur

What is Heaven Like? | Father Ken Mazur

Press the play button above to listen to this Homily What is heaven like? | Father Ken Mazur "And he is not God of the dead, but of the living, for to him all are alive." Luke 20:38 We’ve all thought about it. Some think it’s...

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