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The twentieth chapter, "Radical Love," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER: At the end, when you face God, perhaps what he will ask is: How well did you love? VERSE TO LIVE:  "Father, into your hands I commend my spirit." Luke 23:462 QUESTION TO CONSIDER: What are you laying down your life ...

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Thoughts From Fr. Rich   This is the third in a series of articles about where I see Holy Spirit Parish. Levels of Collaboration   Loughlan Sofield and Carroll Juliano in their book Collaboration identify four levels of collaboration:            1)co-existence, &n...

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Father Rich’s Farewell Weekend     June 11-12, 2016 All are invited Saturday 5:00PM Mass Followed by “BBQ & Potluck Dinner Under the Tent” A-N Bring side dish to share O-Z Bring dessert to share   Sunday After all Masses Coffee & Cake in the Parish Hall &nb...

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Thoughts From Fr. Rich   This is the third in a series of articles about where I see Holy Spirit Parish. Levels of Collaboration   Loughlan Sofield and Carroll Juliano in their book Collaboration identify four levels of collaboration:            1)co-existence, ...

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The ninteenth chapter, "Miracles Abound," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER: God wants to see your amaziningness.. VERSE TO LIVE:  "The one who believes in me will also do the works that I do, in fact, will do greater works than these." John 14:12 QUESTION TO CONSIDER: Whose prayer can yo...

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Thoughts From Fr. Rich  This is the second in a series of articles about where I see Holy Spirit Parish   When the Blaise-Lawrence Transition Team was formed to oversee the merger of the parishes, it identified and functioned from four guarantees:   1)   change will occur and at a more rapid pace, ...

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The eighteenth chapter, "Jesus on Lifestyle," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER: You need to work on your attitudes toward money, things, and people. VERSE TO LIVE:  "Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust consume and where thieves break in and steal; but store up ...

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Thoughts From Fr. Rich  As I leave Holy Spirit, over the next several weeks I will offer a series of articles about where I see Holy Spirit Parish.   Last year all parishes in the Archdiocese were asked to complete a Parish Viability Study.  The Pastoral Team and a Core Group composed of members from each of the...

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The seventeenth chapter, "Radical Relationships," gives us these thoughts to ponder: POINT TO PONDER: Every person is as important and valuable as the person you consider most important and valuable. VERSE TO LIVE:  "Give justice to the weak and the orphan; maintain the right of the lowly and the destitute. Rescu...

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May 1, 2016   Dear Holy Spirit Parishioners,   When we were considering building a new church, a number of parish wide meetings were held. At one of them a parishioner asked “How long will you be here as pastor?”  I answered that it was at the discretion of the Archbishop but added that as I was a...

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The Annual Catholic Appeal is underway...   Please be generous. Here is the link to the video -- You can also find the link under "Quick Links" on the right hand side of our home page. Thank you for your consideration!

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