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Browsing the July 2020 archive of Father Andy's Corner

Browsing the July 2020 archive of Father Andy's Corner

God Is the Simplest of All

Posted by Jonathan Mengoni on 7/27/20

Dear parishioners and friends,


In the early 1970s, Leonard Bernstein composed a dramaticoratorio, MASS, for the inauguration of the Kennedy Center forthe Performing Arts in Washington DC. The work begins withthe main figure, the Celebrant, preparing for the liturgy with aprayer that cries out for something unexpected: ... Read More »

Live Out the Serenity Prayer

Posted by Jonathan Mengoni on 7/19/20

Dear parishioners and friends,

As I've shared with you in the past, we continue this time ofpandemic which changes our lives on a daily basis, and we striveall the more to live out the first few words of the “SerenityPrayer”.

God grant me the serenityto accept the things I ... Read More »

Church During Covid-19

Posted by Jonathan Mengoni on 7/15/20

Dear parishioners and friends,

One day last week in my daily reflection, I began to wonderwhat I would say if asked years from now, “what was it liketo minister in a COVID-19 church?”

As of right now I do not think I would paint as bleak a pictureas many ... Read More »

Happy Birthday America

Posted by Jonathan Mengoni on 7/05/20

Dear parishioners and friends,

Happy Birthday America!

This weekend we celebrate our country’s 244th birthday. ThisAmerican experience and experiment are still in its infancystages compared with the history and existence of civilizationsthroughout the world, which date back much further than ours.This includes those living in historical biblical times. While ... Read More »