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Archive for September 2022

A Homily for September 18, 2022

Matthew 25: 35. “For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me.” When my mother was a young girl growing up in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, her parents opened their large farmhouse located along the busy Route 33 to travelers and passersby as a way to supplement their modest income. Many […]

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