The Relationship between Ignorance and Faith

04-18-2021Weekly ReflectionFr. Arul Doss

Dear People of God,

On this third Sunday of Easter, the liturgy of Word of God invites us to celebrate the living Christ, who is our advocate. Through his death and resurrection, he advocates for us. Ignorance and doubt keep us in fear and darkness, while Christ illumines and strengthens our faith. The major problem of the Jewish leaders who crucified Christ was ignorance. They thought they knew God and were advancing his course. On the contrary, they were actually working against it. Hence, they remained stubborn.

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Divine Mercy Sunday

04-11-2021Weekly ReflectionFr. Arul Doss

Dear people of God,

At the outset, I express my special thanks to Deacon Edward, Deb & Roman Kujak, Jim & Bernice Semling, Peter Schaffner, Steve Duellman, Janice Dworschak, Peggy Duellman & her girls, Bryce & Mary Lisowski, Max Bachhuber, Ellie Taverna, Mary Helmueller & John Helmueller, Mary Hildebrand and Scott Pronschinske who helped us to celebrate this Easter in a meaningful way in our three churches. I also appreciate all those who donated for purchasing of Easter flowers.

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Alleluia! He Is Risen!

04-04-2021Weekly ReflectionFr. Arul Doss

Dear People of God,

Christ is risen and the Lord is risen indeed! Today, we celebrate the Resurrection of Christ! This event is the greatest event in our Catholic faith. It is through the resurrection that Christ defeated sin and death and opened for us the gates to eternal life. All of God’s promises are fulfilled through this glorious event. This year, we are to celebrate Easter in a challenging context. The COVID-19 pandemic, which has affected the whole world, this situation has dwindled our enthusiasm to celebrate Easter.

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Holy Week

03-28-2021Weekly ReflectionFr. Arul Doss

Dear People of God,

On last Saturday at our St Boniface Church, we had a wonderful Lourdes virtual pilgrimage Event. 29 people from parishes participated in this virtual pilgrimage. Thanks to Waumandee Pastoral and Financial Council members for their initiation. I also appreciate Laverne Pronschinske for arranging all the stuffs needed for this event.

This year, the Easter Triduum will be held at immaculate conception in Fountain City. Our Diocese of La Crosse gives parishes permission to accommodate 50% of its church’s capacity for Masses, following social- distancing. We can’t accommodate 50% of capacity in our Churches with social-distancing but member from same family can sit together.

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5th Sunday of Lent

03-21-2021Weekly ReflectionFr. Arul Doss

Dear People of God,

Good morning to you all. Hope that you are all keeping fine and safe. As we are marching towards Easter, we are drawing to the most important moments in our journey this season. Christ is ready to offer everything for our salvation. So, we too must be willing to offer all for him and for others.

The first reading of this fifth Sunday of lent give us an assurance of God’s continuous presence with us. It also reminds us of the new thing that God is about to do in our midst: “The days are coming, says the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and the house of Juda… “I will be their God, and they shall be my people” (Jer 31:31-33).

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4th Sunday of Lent - Laetare Sunday

03-14-2021Weekly ReflectionFr. Arul Doss

Dear People of God,

As a special event of this Lent, we are going to have A Lourdes Virtual Pilgrimage which will be on Saturday, March 20th at St Boniface Church between 2:00-4:00pm, you are most welcome but please do give a call to Mrs. Connie (608-687-8418 on Monday, Wednesday and Friday & 608-626-2611 on Tuesday and Thursday) for reservation.

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3rd Sunday of Lent

03-07-2021Weekly ReflectionFr. Arul Doss

Dear sisters and brothers in Christ,

As we continue our journey this season, on this third Sunday of Lent, we celebrate Christ the fullness of the Law and the wisdom of God. Today, we called to re-dedicate ourselves to Christ. This is because He is the fulfillment of God’s commandment. Christ cleanses the physical temple in Jerusalem of all that is not leading people to God. We ourselves must be cleansed of all that does not lead us to God.

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