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Sunday without Mass

“From the liturgy, therefore, and especially from the Eucharist, grace is poured forth upon us as from a fountain.”  - Sacrosanctum Concilium 10 Sunday without Mass. It can feel like something has suddenly been stolen from us. It can also feel like something has simply slipped away over many months and years. Regardless of how…
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Creating a Sacred Space at Home

Within our homes, we designate places for cooking, eating, socializing, sleeping, and bathing. Do we have a special spot for God within our home? We encourage you to create a little section of your home that is designated especially for prayer. Designate a special prayer space in your home. You may use a small table,…
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Open Table

In September, 2018, a group of SMM Parishioners joined together to work with a young woman, Danielle, who had aged-out of foster care. The team—Suzanne Bliss, Maureen Brady, Peggy Canary, Denise Farrington, Sue Gelineau, Anne Schultz, and Betsy Swart—set out to achieve the difficult goal of obtaining an ID for Danielle, without which she could…
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Brave not Fearless

Written by parishioner, Flora Torra WE ARE CALLED to be brave, not to be fearless! During these trying times we must call on creative measures… (some say drastic measures); ok, drastic measures. Let us redefine creativity; and I am paraphrasing Elizabeth Gilbert (writer of Eat, Pray, Love, and many other books, but especially Big Magic)…
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