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  • Newly Ordained and Fr. Murray Scholarship

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    FR. MURRAY SCHOLARSHIP FUNDThis scholarship fund was established a year ago at the Red & White Gala, themajor fundraiser for our school. We honored the work and contribution that ourvery own, Fr. Connie Murray, has made to Catholic education over the years,especially here at St. Brendan Parish. Thank you so much for your generosity tothe […]

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  • PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL MEMBERS

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    PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL MEMBERSThank you to everyone who voted for members of the Parish PastoralCouncil last weekend. Thank you also to those members of the parish whoaccepted the nomination and were willing to enter the election process forthis year. Those who were elected are: Liz Colborn, Vince McKee, and MaryWhelan. Other members of Parish Pastoral […]

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  • HOLY WEEK IS APPROACHING

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    Holy Week is fast approaching. This is the time to make the week different and holy. Here is the schedule of events. Please make room for this, the heart of the Church Year. PALM OR PASSION SUNDAY, APRIL 13 5:00 P.M. (Vigil Mass) 8:00 A.M., 10:00 A.M., Noon – Palms will be blessed and distributed […]

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  • LENT’S HALF WAY POINT – TODAY!

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    LENT’S HALF WAY POINT – TODAY! So many were saying the week before Ash Wednesday, “I can’t believe it’s Lent next week.” Now they are probably saying, “I can’t believe that Lent is half over.” It is going fast, isn’t it? NOW IS THE TIME Since we are midway through the FORTY days of Lent…now […]

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  • ST. BRENDAN CELEBRATING ST. PATRICK

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    ST. BRENDAN CELEBRATING ST. PATRICK What a wonderful day it was on March 17. Many were here for 9:00 A.M. Mass. The presence of Fr. Murray made the day even more special, thanks to Sr. Mary Ann. It was great that they were here to join in the festivities. Thank you to all our bakers […]

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  • LENTEN RECONCILIATION

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    LENTEN RECONCILIATION • Confession helps me to stay on the right track. • When I remember that it is Jesus whom I encounter in Confession, all of my excuses for putting it off are just that – excuses. • Jesus does not meet me in confession to judge me but to set me out to […]

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  • CONFIRMATION THANK YOU

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    CONFIRMATION THANK YOU Last week at the Noon Mass, we celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation. Bishop Lennon was the main celebrant. Much preparation went into a liturgy that was really prayerful and inspiring. Thank you to Ken Marquard and Mary Madden -Oldja for the months of preparation they had with the Confirmandi that led up […]

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  • CONGRATULATIONS CONFIRMATION CANDIDATES

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    CONGRATULATIONS CONFIRMATION CANDIDATES Today at the Noon Mass we are blessed to have Bishop Lennon celebrate the Sacrament of Confirmation with our high school candidates. Mary Madden-Oldja and Ken Marquard have been regularly meeting with the teens over the course of several months in preparation for this day. Please keep our Confirmation candidates, their sponsors, […]

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  • CONFIRMATION NEXT WEEKEND – NOON MASS

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    PASTOR’S COLUMN CONFIRMATION NEXT WEEKEND – NOON MASS Bishop Richard Lennon will be the presider at the Noon Mass next weekend, February 23. We will be celebrating the Sacrament of Confirmation for our high school parishioners who have been engaged in a process of preparation over these past several months. (Please Note: All in the […]