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Dear Fr. Jeff –
I am writing as a parent and board member at Immaculate Conception School to welcome you to our community! We look forward to meeting you and working with you.
I also want to extend an invitation to you to attend our “For the Children” Benefit Auction this Saturday, April 28th, 6:30-10:30 pm in the Immaculate Conception School gymnasium. We know you are very busy, but if you are able to make it, we would love for you to be our guest! You can find more details at http://schools.dor.org/ic/news.cfm?story=5402
Whether you are able to attend on Saturday or not, you are in our prayers and we eagerly await your arrival in Ithaca.
Blessings on you,
Rhonda Velazquez & Mary-Jo Guidi
ICS Auction Chairs
Thank you for the welcome and the invitation to the auction. Unfortunately, I will not be able to attend but I hope and pray for the success of the auction as a fundraiser to continue the fine work of Immaculate Conception School. See you at the end of June.
My prayers are with you as you go to your new assignment. Immaculate Conception was our first church as a married couple. It was Sunday, the day after our wedding July 7th…55 years ago this year. Your new parish is close to our hearts. May God be with you. Kaye
In Hopes and dreams you state many concerns about the Church today that needs to be addressed in the pulpit. Homilies should touch on things that people are concerned with today as I suspect they are not reading Christian literature. My thoughts for the day.
Thank you for your comment Joe. I’m glad to hear you want to hear more in the homily. Please pray for the Holy Spirit to guide all those who preach. I welcome any specific comment you have on what should be in homilies from this article.