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Weekly Reflection


“Render a just decision for me against my adversary.”

10-20-2019© LPi

Today's Gospel features a persistent widow who ekes out justice from a notoriously cold-hearted judge. Why does she win the day? "Because the widow keeps bothering me." Jesus' recommendation to the disciples is to be persistent in prayer, because surely God the Father is far more attuned to their needs than this judge. If only it were that easy, right? We've all experienced the unanswered prayer, the silence after our cries. When this continues, sometimes it can be difficult to have faith in God or believe He answers prayers. It can be easy to lapse into a sense of His distance. We want Him to do something "fair," which — in our limited view — typically means that something works out in our favor.

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Upcoming Events


Have a conversation with your Pastor

Oct 22, 2019: 6:30pm

Fr. Emmanuel is holding a town hall meeting at 6:30pm at St. Peter Hall to discuss the future of your parish, financial status, concerns and questions.

Scripture Discussion Group

Oct 21, 2019: 6:00pm - 7:30pm (weekly)

Mondays from 6:00-7:30pm in the John Paul II Pastoral Center

Please join this fun-filled and inspiring group as we enrich our understanding of the readings from last weekend’s Holy Mass.

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Divine Mercy Adoration

Oct 25, 2019 (weekly)

Please join Father Emmanuel for Divine Mercy Adoration and Community Prayer every Friday 6:00-7:30pm at St. Peter Church, 107 E Main St. in Torrington.

Christmas Wreath & Decoration Sale to benefit Boy Scout Troop 3

Oct 26, 2019 - Oct 27, 2019

Items can be purchased following the Masses on Oct 26/27. Greenery and will be available for pick up following Masses on Nov 23/24

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Polish Dinner

Oct 26, 2019: 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Menu to include: Kielbasa, Kapusta (sauerkraut), Boiled Potatoes, Golabki (stuffed cabbage), Buraczki (beets), Fresh Rye Bread, and Piernik (Polish gingerbread cake).

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