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June 24, 2016

Snowshoe Mass- An Invitation to the Beauty of God

Throughout scripture, God often speaks to his people on mountains. Jesus preached his most well-know sermon on a mountain (Matthew 5-7). This past February, a group of students and parishioners of

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June 24, 2016

Live Animals at Christmas Eve Mass

It's late afternoon on Christmas Eve, and three camels wait on the steps outside St. Peter Catholic Church in DeLand, Florida. Before winter daylight fades, the camels bend their necks to enter the main church doors and are led by three wise men down...

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May 16, 2016

Tips for Preaching

It is that important. Times have changed. Growing up (I’m 61) I didn’t expect an engaging homily. I don’t think anyone did. Homilies didn’t seem that important. In the summer we didn’t even have one. Not toda...

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