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Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C, August 12, 2018, by Fr. Kevin Anderson

Posted by Jennifer Adams on 8/12/18

 

You know, too often we view things not as they are, but as we want to see them. For example, when you are grumpy, even a gorgeous looks like another obstacle. When we fall in love, we can’t see any flaws in the other (until later). It is ... Read More »

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C, July 22, 2018, by Fr. Kevin Anderson

Posted by Jennifer Adams on 7/22/18

 

This week I will be heading up to Lake of the Woods for our annual priest support group retreat. Then they drop me off in Bemidji on Friday and my canoe buddies pick me up for our 31st annual canoe trip (where we will be camping, fishing ... Read More »

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C, July 15, 2018, by Fr. Kevin Anderson

Posted by Jennifer Adams on 7/15/18

 

Wasn’t that rescue in Thailand exciting . . . of the boys and their coach who were trapped in the underwater cave? Wow, apparently a soccer team went out for a field day to explore caves and sudden torrential rain came and trapped them for 2 weeks, until ... Read More »

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C, July 8, 2018, by Fr. Kevin Anderson

Posted by Jennifer Adams on 7/09/18

Back when I was in 9th grade.  I played basketball for the Elk River Elks.  I wasn’t any good, but I had fun.  Well, one big game was against the Princeton Tigers and the game was played in the gym of the old High School, which is now ... Read More »

Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, June 17, 2018, by Fr. Kevin Anderson

Posted by Jennifer Adams on 6/18/18

Most of us are aware of the concept of grace.  But many of us can’t really describe it.  So let me try and demonstrate how grace works.  Think of grace as a musical note, a pitch.  [I sing a note for everyone to repeat with an “ah.”]

 

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Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, June 10, 2018, by Fr. Kevin Anderson

Posted by Jennifer Adams on 6/13/18

I think life is meant to be a symphony, an orchestra. So I need some kids to come up here and play some instruments. [I hand out goofy instruments . . . wash board, kazoos, etc. and have them play to the melody of "Happy Birthday"]

 

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