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February 26,2017

Posted by Anne Wing

Continuing to read from the Sermon on the Mount, today we hear Jesus teach: “seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be given you besides. Fittingly, the words of St. Paul also encourage us to focus on living lives of significance: “Brothers ... Read More »

February 19,2017

Posted by Anne Wing

In 1993, the US Bishops published a document entitled Communities of Salt and Light, and it was a reflection on the nature and mission of a parish. In that document the bishops remind us that "The parish is where the Church lives. Parishes are communities of faith, of action, ... Read More »

February 12, 2017

Posted by Anne Wing

A number of years ago, while an Associate Pastor, I preached one day on the gospel of the talents… you know the one… Jesus tells a story where the Lord is traveling and gives his servants different portions of his wealth to look after. When he returns, he settles ... Read More »

February 5, 2017

Posted by Anne Wing

Together in Mission is one of those opportunities which, as most of you are aware, I have no reservations about and endorsing. It provides us with an opportunity as a people of faith to stand up and declare who we are with and for one another before God. It ... Read More »

January 29, 2017

Posted by Anne Wing

Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service

Catholic Education has been so commonplace in the United States, that perhaps we neglect to consider the contribution we make as a people of faith through our commitment to faith-based education. In these final days of January we annually single out ... Read More »

January 22,2017

Posted by Anne Wing

As I write, the nation is preparing for the inauguration of the 45th President of the United States. By the time this column will be available for reading, Mr. Trump will have taken the oath, Mr. Obama together with his family and his administration will have vacated the White ... Read More »

January 15, 2017

Posted by Anne Wing

As we enter upon what the Church calls Ordinary Time (meaning it’s not Lent, Advent, Christmas or Easter), we are moving quickly now into a New Year. For myself, returning to the parish following my time of sabbatical, it continues to be a time that is anything but ordinary. ... Read More »

JANUARY 8, 2017

Posted by Anne Wing

The tradition of the travelers coming from the East to encounter the newborn Savior of the World is rooted in scripture but also in folklore. Many countries have their own particular stories about these visitors of whom we actually can tell very little from the scriptures themselves. What is ... Read More »

From the Pastor-January 1, 2017

Posted by Anne Wing

Happy New Year to all.

While I write these notes still apart from our community of faith in Northridge, I want you all to know that Northridge and our parish community has never been far from my thoughts during my sabbatical time. I have held you all in prayer, ... Read More »

Christmas Day, December 25

Posted by Anne Wing

Merry Christmas!

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