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FATHER ABEL’S COLUMN – FEBRUARY 18TH 2018

Welcome to Lent! A blessed time of year in which we focus all of our efforts on the call to conversion, which the Lord invites all of us to embrace. Conversion is beautiful for our souls! Conversion can never be done alone, with God’s help, conversion allows us to change things about us that are… Read More

FATHER ABEL’S COLUMN – Ash Wednesday 2018

Next Wednesday, February 14, we begin the holy Season of Lent with the celebration of Ash Wednesday. Please see below the schedule and times regarding the distribution of ashes. It’s a wonderful time in which we seek to reflect upon our sinfulness and short comings in the light of God’s redeeming love which He offers… Read More

FATHER ABEL’S COLUMN – FEBRUARY 4TH 2018

This past week we had a wonderful celebration of Catholic schools week at St. Sebastian Academy. It was an opportunity for us to recognize the great work that is being done at our Academy. Catholic education continues to be of importance to us in Woodside. We are proud of our students and all their hard… Read More

FATHER ABEL’S COLUMN – JANUARY 21ST 2018

We just celebrated the feast of the Black Nazarene last January 9th.The Black Nazarene (Hesus Nazareno) is a life-size image of a dark-skinned, kneeling Jesus Christ carrying the Cross. The image derives it’s name from “Nazarene” a title of Christ identifying him as a native of Nazareth in Galilee. The original statue was brought to… Read More