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The first reading for this weekend is from the Book of Wisdom which was written only about 100 years before the birth of Christ and is therefore the last book written in the Old Testament. This is full of significance for us Christians because it marks the edge of the Old and the beginning of the New Testament where the fullness of revelation will come in the person of Christ. In this passage the author of Wisdom makes four statements about the very nature of God:

  • First, he affirms that God is God, utterly different from creation and indeed the source of all that exists. Even the entire universe is but a small grain that might be used for weighing something or just a passing drop of morning dew compared to the immensity of God Himself.
  • Second, God loves all things that are and loathes nothing that He has made. This sounds almost like the Apostle John when he tells us that, “God is love, and those who abide in love abide in God, and God abides in them.” [1 John 4: 16].
  • Third, in the very act of creating God has put something of Himself into creation, “Your imperishable spirit is in all things.” This God who is both “Lord” and “lover of souls” has put His Spirit in all things.
  • Fourth, God is patient. Little by little He reminds His people to abandon what is destructive and separates ourselves from God and to return to Him.

This is a great reading to have during this time of year as we witness the changing of the season and the completion of the harvest. We can simply look out the window and see both the beauty of creation as well as its limits and cycles. The book of Wisdom invites us to be thankful for the goodness of the earth that we are able to enjoy today, and also remember from whom all this goodness originates. Today is a good day to pause and say a prayer of thanksgiving for the beauty and love that God does share in our lives.

~ Fr. Tony Pelak

Schedule for This Week

Monday, October 24

7:00 AM 

Mass Intentions: For the repose of the soul of Edar Wieck

7:00 PM – Rosary for Peace

Tuesday, October 25

No Mass

7:00 PM – Rosary for Peace

Wednesday, October 26

5:30 PM Mass

Mass Intentions: For the repose of the soul of Dorothy Smith

6:00 PM Reconciliation
7:00 PM Rosary for Peace

Thursday, October 27

9:00 AM Mass

Mass Intentions:  For the repose of the soul of Daniel Betlej

7:00 PM Mission Rosary in Church

Friday, October 28

9:00 AM Mass

Mass Intentions:  For the intentions of all Priests.

7:00 PM – Rosary for Peace

Saturday, October 29

4:00 PM – Reconciliation

5:00 PM Rosary

5:30 PM Mass

Mass Intentions: For the repose of the souls of Stanley Bush, Orville Egeler, Mary Anne & William Gagnon

Sunday, October 30

9:00 AM Mass

Mass Intentions: For the repose of the souls of Orv Egeler, marija Pastars, Tom Scheidel

11:00 AM Mass

Mass Intentions:  For the repose of the Souls in Purgatory

5:00 PM – Rosary
5:30 PM Mass

Mass Intentions: For the repose of the souls of the Deceased Members of Assumption Parish

Monday, October 31

7:00 AM Mass 

Mass Intentions: For the Souls in Purgatory

7:00 PM – Rosary for Peace in Church

Tuesday, November 1 – All Saints Day, a Holy Day of Obligation

9:00 AM Mass
5:30 PM Mass
6:30 PM – Rosary for Peace in Church (immediately following Mass)

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