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15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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There is something very moving about this gospel passage of Jesus sending out twelve of his disciples, after a brief apprenticeship, to preach the message of God’s word, which they did not fully understand. They were to have a simple lifestyle, to be poor as he was poor, not to worry too much about their […]

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14th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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The strength of the strong often proves to be their downfall, while the weakness of the weak often saves them. People don’t fall because they are weak but because they think they are strong. In our weakness, we experience the power of God. in our darkness, we experience his light. In our sins, we experience […]

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13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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The Gospel portrays an example of the healing power of Christ in an uncommonly moving scene. Jairus, a respected synagogue official, has a little daughter who is seriously ill, to the point of death. In desperation he seeks out Jesus and begs him to come to his house, to lay his hands on his daughter […]

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Nativity of Saint John the Baptist

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The birth of John the Baptist is one of the oldest feasts in the church’s calendar.  In the early days of the church it was difficult to mention Jesus Christ without referring to John the Baptist so much were their lives woven together.  He was an unusual character, an eccentric who from his earliest years […]

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11th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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The readings for today are concerned about spiritual growth.  They speak of the importance of us coming to God in prayer and good works in order to grow in God’s favor and friendship.  God is at work in every age and in each of our lives.  The seed of his word was first planted in […]

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10th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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If you read the Gospels carefully, you’ll find that Jesus asked a number of questions.  Each is concrete, practical and applicable to everyday life.  We have to hear them as if they were addressed to us, consider their relevance to our lives today and respond in faith.  The question in today’s Gospel is this:  “Who […]

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St Pius X Knights of Columbus Council 6917 Pancake Breakfast fundraiser

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St Pius X Knights of Columbus Council 6917 held a Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, June 10th for the PEI Right to Life Association. Thanks to the generosity of parishioners $1,000 was raised for PEI Right to Life. For the cheque presentation from the left are: Rev. Maurice Praught, Pastor of St Pius X Parish; Barbara […]

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Feast of the Body and Blood of Christ

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It doesn’t matter what you or I believe about the Eucharist.  What does matter is what Christ Himself believes about it.  For the answer we must go to today’s  Gospel where Jesus says  “….this is my body….this is my blood.” That is what  Jesus believes about himself.  Christ did not mean the Eucharist to be […]

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The Feast of the Most Holy Trinity

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Our world is filled with mysteries.  The most wondrous thing in the world is the mysterious.  Our life is a faint tracing on the surface of mystery.  We live with mysteries very comfortably.  Today’s feast of the most Holy Trinity celebrates the mystery of three persons in the one God, all bonded together by love.  […]

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The Feast of Pentecost

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The coming of the Spirit on that first day of Pentecost was not a once and for all event, but the beginning of the permanent presence in the church. By virtue of our baptism, the Holy Spirit is closer to us than we dare imagine.  Wherever there are hearts open to receive him, the Spirit […]

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