Bulletin – 3rd Sunday of Easter in an Almost Safe Time Again!

NO MASS THIS SUNDAY IN PERSON, APRIL 18, 2021.

Mark your calendars for the next Zoom Mass on April 25, 2021 at 10 A.M. CDT.

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Dear Friends,

We continue in the joy of Easter! Alleluia! And amid the joy, there is the continual task of being a Christian, a follower of Jesus–being his eyes, ears, hands and feet, now and always!

Peace and love,

Pastor Kathy

P.S. Please never hesitate to be in touch by phone, 507-429-3616 or email, aaorcc2008@gmail.com if I can be of help to you or even if you would just like to chat.

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Readings:

  • Acts 3: 13-15, 17-19
  • 1 John 2: 1-5
  • Luke 24: 35-48

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Bulletin – Second Sunday of Easter in an Almost Safe Time Again!

NO MASS THIS SUNDAY IN PERSON!–Watch for the next Zoom Mass on April 25, 2021 at 10 A.M. Mark your calendars! We will need to wait for in-person liturgies until we can gather safely. Out-door liturgies may be an option as the weather continues to warm.

Please don’t hesitate to call me 507-429-3616 or email, aaorcc2008@gmail.com if I can help you in any way, or if you would just like to chat. Peace and love, Pastor Kathy

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Dear Friends,

Easter time continues and “Alleluia” is our song! The season of Lent takes this joyful response from us in order that we can perhaps go deeper into the mystery, aside from the joy, of our God-with-us—all that this entails.

This week’s Scriptures call us to respond in appropriate ways, in Jesus’ footsteps. .

Many blessings–Pastor Kathy

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Readings:

  • Acts 4: 32-35
  • 1 John 5: 1-7
  • John 20: 19-31

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Bulletin – Easter Sunday in an Almost Safe Time – Again!

ZOOM MASS THIS SUNDAY–EASTER–APRIL 4, 2021 AT 10 A.M. CDT. –Watch for link tomorrow for the Zoom Mass.

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Dear Friends,

During this holiest of weeks, please know that each of you is very much in my prayers and on my heart and with the sincere hope of next year being able to be together, in person, for Holy Week Services.

Easter opens us up to the fullness of our Christian lives and calls each of us in new ways to carry on all the good that Jesus, our brother did while here. As he lived and loved, died, and rose–we too are called to the same.

May the alleluias ring out loud and clear!

Peace and love,

Pastor Kathy

P.S. Please never hesitate to be in touch if I can help you in between my check-ins with you or even, if you simply want to chat. aaorcc2008@gmail.com or 507-429-3616.

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Readings:

  • Acts of the Apostles 10: 34, 37-43
  • 1 Corinthians 5: 6-8
  • John 20: 1-9, 11-18

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Bulletin – 5th Sunday of Lent in a Pandemic

NO MASS THIS SUNDAY IN PERSON, MARCH 21, 2021–Mark your calendars for March 28–Palm Sunday and April 4–Easter Sunday for Zoom Masses

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Dear Friends,

In these unfolding times, on the cusp of hope after COVID, racism to be addressed and justice to follow for George Floyd, we hope, and in addition, how we treat Asian Americans in this country–an issue enflamed this last year of pandemic, and finally the whiplash and apparent hypocrisy from our Christian leader in Rome; we find ourselves winding down on the season of Lent with these two next Sundays.

Jeremiah tells of God’s law that is put not only on our “minds, but on our hearts.” The Hebrew writer speaks of the “reverence” that Jesus brought to his world, making it clear that we must “die to ourselves” in order to bring more life.

Ponder all this, my friends, with me, this week. Continue to stay safe even if you are vaccinated–we aren’t through this yet!

Peace and love,

Pastor Kathy

P.S. My contact info: 507-429-3616, aaorcc2008@gmail.com. Call or write if I can be of service–anytime.

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Readings:

  • Jeremiah 31: 31-34
  • Hebrews 5: 7-9
  • John 12: 20-33

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Bulletin – 4th Sunday in Lent in a Time of Pandemic

NO MASS IN PERSON THIS SUNDAY, MARCH 14, 2021–Mark your calendars for Palm Sunday, March 28, 2021 and Easter Sunday, April 4, 2021 for our next two Zoom Masses. Links for each Mass will be sent the Saturday before each service.

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Dear Friends,

We continue our journey into the heart of the Lenten Season–a time to really reflect on “who” we are as followers of our brother, Jesus and how we choose, daily, weekly and yearly to live out our lives, “in his footsteps.”

Even though each of our readings this week are reflective of our collective “sinfulness,” and thus, somewhat negative, the predominant theme that we should take away from these is the mercy of our God for each one of us–even though we often turn away–God is always calling us back.

I offer these beginning thoughts as we prepare for Sunday, our half-way point through Lent.

Peace and love to each of you,

Pastor Kathy

P. S. Please don’t ever hesitate, in between my calls to you, to be in touch via email, aaorcc2008@gmail.com or by phone, 507-429-3616 if I can help in any way, or if you’d just like to chat.

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Readings:

  • 2 Chronicles 36: 14-1a7, 19-23
  • Ephesians 2: 4-10
  • John 3: 14-21

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