Parish News Blog


14
Oct 2018

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, May the Peace of the Risen Christ be with you! May the Peace of the Risen Lord be with you! When a couple get married, they are actually starting a new family unit. When the couple is blessed with children, their family begins to grow and life changes. But you know that when a couple marry they do not divorce themselves from the families from which they came. They just add to their particular families. The interaction between family members just seems to come naturally. People who may have been perfect strangers learn to grow together. It is just one big family......

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07
Oct 2018

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, May the Peace of the Risen Christ be with you! October is Respect Life month. It is a time to reflect on the value of the life that God has given each one of us. After all, life is a gift from God. When a couple express their total commitment to each in the loving act of intercourse and are open to being co-creators with God and a child is conceived, a new life begins. From that very moment of our conception, God gave us life. The life that we now enjoy is the result of a loving relationship between a man......

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01
Oct 2018

Please save the following dates on your calendar: September 30, 2018 — 1st Day of Religious Education October 7, 2018 — KofC’s Annual Chicken Barbecue October 25, 2018 — School Halloween Carnival February 15-17, 2019 — Couples Shared Prayer Retreat April 13, 2019 — Annual Parish Gala June 9, 2019 — Msgr. Larry’s Retirement Mass and reception (11 a.m. Mass)....

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30
Sep 2018

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, May the Peace of the Risen Christ be with you! You know, there are days when things just don’t go right and we do not know where to turn or what to do. All of us have those days – including myself. Well, I came across these “Daily Rules From God,” and I thought that I would share them with you hoping that they would help you through those days. Wake up!! Decide to have a good day. “Today is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.” Psalms 118:24 Dress up!! The best way to......

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24
Sep 2018

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, May the Peace of the Risen Christ be with you! Twenty-five years ago this month, I celebrated the first Life Teen Mass here at Ss. Cyril and Methodius Church. After that Mass, Gilbert Juarez, the parish youth minister, conducted the first Life Night in the garage of the rectory. With the help of a handful of young adults who formed the first Core, we mailed out about 1,100 personal invitations to all the teens in the parish. (Some of you who are now in your 30’s or early 40’s probably received one of these invitations.) Since we expected most of them to......

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17
Sep 2018

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, May the Peace of the Risen Christ be with you! Twenty-five years ago this month, I celebrated the first Life Teen Mass here at Ss. Cyril and Methodius Church. After that Mass, Gilbert Juarez, the parish youth minister, conducted the first Life Night in the garage of the rectory. With the help of a handful of young adults who formed the first Core, we mailed out about 1,100 personal invitations to all the teens in the parish. (Some of you who are now in your 30’s or early 40’s probably received one of these invitations.) Since we expected most of them to......

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09
Sep 2018

There will be a Mass of Reparation on Friday, September 14th, the Feast of the Exaltation of the True Cross, at the Corpus Christi Cathedral beginning at 6:30 p.m. Bishop Mulvey invites you to join with him and the priests of the diocese as we make amends for the injuries that have occurred within the Church to the victims of abuse by clergy and through the lack of appropriate leadership by Bishops....

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09
Sep 2018

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, May the Peace of the Risen Christ be with you! As the school year begins, I would to turn my attention to you parents. One of the hardest jobs that one can have is parenting. It is a grave responsibility to teach your children what they need to know to be good, responsible people as well as to what they will need to know to survive in the world when they leave home. The different stages of growth that a child goes through present a different set of problems at each stage. Parents need to love each other so that their love......

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26
Aug 2018

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, May the Peace of the Risen Christ be with you! I never realized how much power a pair of socks has! When Dillard’s had their 40% off the 65% off sale a few weeks ago, I bought a pair of socks, not just ordinary black socks that I usually buy, but a pair of striped socks with some blue, pink, yellow, light brown and a light shade of purple. They are very colorful. Well I wore them to Dallas last week for a funeral which took place in a Baptist church. Now you have to realize that I was wearing my black......

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13
Aug 2018

“I want to thank all of you who helped me celebrate my 74th birthday. I really appreciate all the effort that those who organized the party and prepared food. After all these years you know me pretty well! The hot dogs were great! Your love and generosity simply over whelmed me. I am so blessed to be the pastor of this part of the family of Christ – SS. Cyril and Methodius parish. When I retire I will certainly miss you. Can’t wait to celebrate my 75th birthday.”...

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