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Reflection for the Second Sunday of Lent

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When we look at our communication with God, it isn’t hard to see the many times when we are constantly checking to see if God is listening in hopes that he will respond to our needs. In reality, he hears us, but he asks us to listen to him as well. Twice in the Gospels […]

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update on Bishop Richard’s Health

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February 24, 2021 Dear Faithful of the Diocese, I would like to bring to your attention that Bishop Grecco has been experiencing health issues. These ailments commenced just prior to Christmas and continue to this day. Recently he completed radiation treatment. However, he is awaiting additional test results with the prospects of further remedial treatment […]

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Reflection for First Sunday in Lent

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There is no doubt it, Lent strikes a chord and touches something deep down in all our hearts, as it presents us with the challenge to reject sin and to be faithful to the God of love.  Fasting, prayer and almsgiving have been traditionally the central element of Lent for the Christian.  At the start […]

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Video of Ash Wednesday Mass

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The link to access the video for the 9:00 am Ash Wednesday mass is: Ash Wednesday Parishioners or visitors need not have a facebook account to access the video using the link above. Facebook users may wish to like and follow the parish facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/stpiusxpei) and click the get reminder star to get notification […]

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Reflection for Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

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The disease most dreaded by the Jews of old was leprosy. It was an infectious plague which struck fear into its victims.  One of the more tragic issues that those infected with this dreaded disease had to face was that as a victim they were reduced to the status of a non-person, and they were […]

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Reflection for 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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We would have to be living the life of a hermit to close our eyes to the pain and misery of life about us.  Our hearts would be of stone not to be moved by the heartbreak, pain and suffering which is the common lot of so many in daily life.  The grim picture in […]

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Reflection for the Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

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Occasionally when public figures speak, we refuse to take them seriously because they convey the impression that they are not sincere and are merely voicing the party line.  The term “credibility gap” is one way of expressing our suspicion that there is no depth to their fine words.  The most fundamental criticism we can make […]

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Reflection for the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

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What was striking about the apostles’ response to the call of Jesus was their realization that something better was on offer. They sensed that Jesus was inviting them to a higher way of life and they saw themselves, not as they were, but as they could be. To such an invitation there could only be […]

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Reflection of the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

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The story of God calling Samuel by name is almost magical.  And as magical as it might seem, that story is our story too.  Because he stands for all of us ~ people of no significance, the small print of life. We may not be important in the eyes of society but none of us […]

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Reflection for the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord

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Today we have Jesus being baptized in the Jordan by John the Baptist.  The baptism of Jesus naturally makes us think of our own baptism.  Christ’s baptism was not just an isolated event in his own life, it was the beginning of a new era in God’s relationship with the human race and has implications […]

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