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Jan 17

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Epiphany/Feast of the Three Kings

I was walking through the church today and Amelia, Judith, Peg Champion and several other women of the church were taking down the Christmas decorations. From the view of our secular world, Christmas is over.  The decorations are done and the stores are moving on to Valentine’s Day.  But it is not that way with […]

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Dec 16

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Max the Cat needs a Forever Home!

  This poor little cat dubbed “Max” was tossed into the dog park next to the church office the day after Christmas and was rescued.  We are looking for a home for this little guy or maybe it’s a girl. However, with a name like Max you can’t go wrong. Could be a Maxine. However, the […]

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Dec 16

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Giving Tree

Giving Tree One of our cherished Christmas traditions at Holy Spirit Parish has been the Giving Tree. For many years our parish has given gifts to people in need within the Lake Wales Community. The gifts go to our Lake Wales Community Care Center and to families with needs in our parish. In the process, […]

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Dec 16

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Christmas Hospitality

Christmas Hospitality Picture above is Fr. David joining in the celebration and fun of our high school and middle school students Christmas party and dance last week. He was the judge of the “dance till you drop”contest. The evening was a gathering of our young people and the friends that they invited to celebrate with ...

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Nov 16

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Advent

The Meaning of the Advent Candles Five simple candles tell the story of Christ’s birth and the reasons God sent His only Son to the earth… The candle of HOPE reminds us of the prophets words and the promises they shared with all those who heard. The candle of PEACE reminds us to prepare our […]

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Nov 16

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Confirmation Class Parent News!

Just a reminder! There will be a mandatory confirmation parent/sponsor/ and candidate meeting this Sunday, Dec. 4th at 6:00pm in the church. Please be on time! Thank you!

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Nov 16

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Thursday, November 24, is the great American holiday of Thanksgiving. Although it is not a Holy Day of Obligation, many American Catholics choose to begin their Thanksgiving by attending Mass. At Holy Spirit, our Thanksgiving Day Mass will be celebrated on Nov. 23rd with a Bi-lingual Mass at 7pm and on Thanksgiving Day at 8:30 […]

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Nov 16

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Prayer for Our Veterans

The parish office will be closed tomorrow in observance of Veteran’s Day. We ask for blessings on all those who have served their country in the armed forces. We ask for healing for the veterans who have been wounded, in body and soul, in conflicts around the globe. We pray especially for the young men […]

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Nov 16

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Prayer Before An Election

Prayer Before an Election Lord God, as the election approaches, we seek to better understand the issues and concerns that confront our city/state/country, and how the Gospel compels us to respond as faithful citizens in our community. We ask for eyes that are free from blindness so that we might see each other as brothers […]

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Nov 16

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Dont’s Forget!

It’s time to fall back! The time to fall back is near. On Sunday, November 6, Daylight Saving Time for 2016 comes to an end at precisely 2 a.m. that morning. Standard Time will return, and it will stick around until 2 a.m. on March 12, 2017. Be sure to turn your clock back one […]

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