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Dear Parishioners,

Next Sunday is Palm Sunday. 

I can’t believe Easter is almost here, just two more weeks.  Weather permitting, we will bless the palms outside church next Sunday and then process into church.  The following week then is Holy Week, the most special week of our church year.  You should already have received in the mail the Holy Week schedule.  There are many highlights and special among them for many of us is the washing of the feet on Thursday, the veneration of the cross on Friday and the baptisms of our new converts on Saturday.

I hope you kept up your Lenten resolutions of prayer, fasting and almsgiving. I often wonder what percentage of us actually make and keep Lenten promises.  I wouldn’t dare ask for a show of hands on Sunday though I am tempted!  In the past, there have been some Lents that have gotten away on me.  For one reason or another life got too busy and before I knew it, I was half way into Lent and felt I had the excuse that it was too late.

The beautiful thing about us Catholics is that, as long as we have breath in our bodies, it is never too late.  Even now, if you did nothing for lent so far, there are two weeks left.  It’s never too late to forgive, to pay back what we owe, to get rid of a grudge, to correct a lie or ………. to pray, fast and give alms.

God bless you all,

Fr. MacNamara



Coming up
@ St. B's

Fridays of Lent:
Meal at 6pm and Stations of the Cross at 7:30pm

Adult Faith Enrichment

Bible Study Groups

Food Gathering:
April 18-19

Please bring your non-perishable items to benefit the Guadalupe Center food pantry.

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Prayer For Priestly Vocations
Prayed at the Ordination of
Fr. Eben McDonald and Fr. Nabor Rios
on June 3, 2012

Father, in every generation you provide ministers of Christ and the Church. We come before you now, asking that you call forth more men to serve our Archdiocese in the ministerial priesthood.
Give us priests who will lead and guide your holy people gathered by Word and Sacrament. Bless us with priestly vocations so that we can continue to be a truly Eucharistic Church, strengthened in our discipleship of Jesus Christ, your Only Son.
Raise up, we pray, men who are generous in their service, willing to offer their lives and all their gifts for your greater glory and for the good of your people.
We make our prayer in the presence and power of the Holy Spirit, through Christ, Our Lord.



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