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Entries for September 2020

Praying the Rosary

Posted on September 25, 2020

Are you looking to God for the grace to build-up your faith more concretely in your life?  Are you feeling called to pray the rosary more frequently?  Are you asking…How? The Knights of Columbus - Sacred Heart Council, is sponsoring two public outdoor recitations of the Rosary, at Boswell Hall parking lot, 6111 Columbian Way, Bowie, MD, on Saturday October 3rd and 17th, from 2p...

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Parish Update - 9/25/2020

Posted on September 25, 2020

Dear Sisters and Brothers,  “Amen, I say to you, tax collectors and prostitutes are entering the kingdom of God before you.” Ouch!! This had to sting. Jesus spoke these shocking words not just to anybody. He spoke them to “the chief priests and elders of the people.” The ones who were professional law-keepers. The ones who were religious leaders and teachers. The on...

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Parish Update - 9/18/2020

Posted on September 18, 2020

Dear Sisters and Brothers,    Our practice of faith is motivated by God’s love for us. We call on the Lord in prayer in times of need because we know that God has both the power and the desire to help us and answer our prayers. The prophet Isaiah encourages us to do so: “Seek the LORD while he may be found, call him while he is near” (Isaiah 55:6), and we confess ...

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Parish Update - 9/11/2020

Posted on September 11, 2020

Dear Seton Family,  “Wrath and anger are hateful things, yet the sinner hugs them tight” (Sirach 27:30). We know that anger leads us away from love and mercy. The wisdom of Sirach challenges us to rise above those base emotions. “Righteous anger”— anger over an injustice— can lead to a greater good, as Jesus himself demonstrated in the gospel when he ove...

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Parish Update - 9/4/2020

Posted on September 04, 2020

Dear Friends,  St. Paul sums up the Christian life in the passage from his letter to the Romans: “Love is the fulfillment of the law” (Rom. 13:10)... easier said than done, of course. How we treat one another says something about our faith and our regard for the Word of God. Jesus’ words in the gospel about reconciliation, and Ezekiel’s admonition to look out for ot...

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