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REFLECTION

11 February 2018

 Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Can our disobedience hinder the ministry of Jesus to others? It would appear so based on this week’s Gospel (Mk 1:40-45). After healing a leper Jesus instructed him, “See that you tell no one anything.” In response, what did the now healed leper do? – “The man went away and began to publicize the whole matter. He spread the report abroad.” Obviously, he was disobedient to Jesus’ instructions. What was the outcome? “He spread the report abroad so that it was impossible for Jesus to enter a town openly. He remained outside in deserted places, and people kept coming to him from everywhere.” Thus, it was impossible for Jesus to enter a town because of the disobedience of the leper. There is an important lesson here: our spiritual life is not ours alone, it affects everyone around us for good or for ill. We might respond: “This is not fair! Why should I suffer because of someone else’s disobedience?” Or, “Why should others suffer because of my disobedience!” Fair or not, we all know this is reality, it happens every day!

Continued…

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Liturgical Roles

Saturday: Feb 17, 5:00 pm

Readers:      Daphnie Sowa

EM:         Patricia Harbin

Ushers:         John Phelps, Tom McDonnell

Altar Servers:    Christopher and Peter, Grace

Sunday: Feb 18, 8:00 am

Reader:       James Dillon

EM:          Mary Ann Behnke

Ushers:         Romie Powell, Mark Hogan

Altar Servers:   Eric & Matthew, Shane

Sunday: Feb 18, 10:30 am

Reader:        Jesse Evans

EM:              Joyce Cyrus

Ushers:          Scott Johnson, Craig Lawson

Altar Servers:    Danni, Joseph, Jackson

Counters:       John & Carol Keeney, Jesse Evans

Upcoming Events

Sunday, February 11

  • Mass – 8:00 am
  • CCD – 9:10 am – 10:15 am
  • Mass – 10:30 am

Monday

  • Mass  – 8:30 am
  • Bible Study – Matthew – 9:15 am – 11:00 am
  • Legion of Mary – 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Women of Grace – 12:30 – 2:00 pm
  • Bible Study – Matthew – 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm

Tuesday

  • Mass – 8:30 am
  • Women of Grace – 9:30 am – 11:00 am
  • Palm Burning – 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Pancake Supper – 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Wednesday

  • Mass and Distribution of Ashes – 12:15 pm
  • Choir Practice – 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Mass and Distribution of Ashes – 7:00 pm

Thursday

Friday

  • Mass – 10:00 am
  • Mass – 12:15 pm
  • Adoration – 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Stations of the Cross – 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Soup Supper – 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Saturday

  • Confession – 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
  • Mass – 5:00 pm

Sunday, February 18

  • Mass – 8:00 am
  • Mass – 10:30 am

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Orange, VA 22960-2573

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Weekend Mass Schedule

  • Saturday evening: 5:00 pm
  • Sunday morning: 8:00 am and 10:30 am

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