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2020 Election Novena - Bearing in mind our nation’s challenges and the need for wise, moral, civic leadership, the USCCB is offering an electronic Election Novena to help Catholics form their consciences as they prepare for the upcoming election. … Continue reading 2020 Election Novena
Poinsettia Sale - SMM Council of Catholic Women’s Annual Poinsettia Sale EVEN THOUGH IT DOESN’T FEEL LIKE CHRISTMAS… The Council of Catholic Women invite you to participate in our annual poinsettia fundraiser!  Available varieties are red, red glitter, … Continue reading Poinsettia Sale
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Home Fundraiser - You’re Invited – October 22, at 7pm Parishes of the Archdiocese of Atlanta typically support Our Lady of Perpetual Help Cancer Home in October each year through their famous raffle and auction/luncheon. This year the … Continue reading Our Lady of Perpetual Help Home Fundraiser
All Souls Day Remembrance - All Souls’ Day, November 2, is an opportunity to remember all our brothers and sisters in the human family who have died.  We will remember our loved ones at the Masses from November 2 to … Continue reading All Souls Day Remembrance
Deacon Bill is Raising Funds for Catholic Relief Services - Deacon Bill’s goal is to collect $4,000 for Catholic Relief Services (CRS), so he and his wife will match the first $2,000 you donate. Your donations will be matched and if he reaches his goal…..he … Continue reading Deacon Bill is Raising Funds for Catholic Relief Services

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Respect Life – Euthanasia and Suffering; Pro – Life Weekly

Euthanasia and Suffering

…The word “euthanasia” literally means “good” or “easy death”. It’s not surprising then to see such a practice referred to as “merciful”, but this is plainly a case of false mercy in light of the gospel. The Fifth Commandment, “You shall not kill” (Exodus 20:13), extends to ourselves, and Jesus spoke to this at several points in the Gospel (see Matthew 5:21; Mark 10:19). As the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith’s (CDF) “Declaration on Euthanasia” said:
“No one is permitted to ask for this act of killing … For it is a question of the violation of the divine law, an offense against the dignity of the human person, a crime against life, and an attack on humanity.” …

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Stewardship Reflection for this Sunday

“You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your soul and with all your mind.”                – Matthew 22:37 

Do you put other “gods” before God?  Is your love of money, power, status, comfort or some personal possession greater than your love for God?  Do you really recognize that everything you have and that everything you are is a gift from God?  The good news – it’s not too late to put God first in all things in your life.

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