Fr. Aidan Peter Writes

Check here weekly for meditations and commentary from Fr Aidan Peter.

Week Of December 10th

Posted December 9, 2017

This Sunday at St Anthony’s in Los Alamos there is much rejoicing. The Church is celebrating in style its Golden Jubilee; the Church was built in 1967. It has served the faithful of the English speaking community and the growing Spanish speaking community admirably. The celebration will

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Week Of December 3rd

Posted December 1, 2017

Well it is good to be back after my two weeks of meetings and travels as Vicar General of the Josephites. It was great flying in on the Friday after Thanksgiving.  I was upgraded and LAX was virtually empty; I only had to wait for three minutes

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Week Of November 26th

Posted November 24, 2017

While Fr. Aidan is away, he has left us with  reflections from Pope Francis: VALUE THE FAMILY The family stands at the center of society’s hopes and struggles. With renewed conviction, the Church continues to encourage the commitment of all, individuals and institutions, in order to support

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Week Of November 19th

Posted November 18, 2017

While Fr. Aidan is away, he has left us with  reflections from Pope Francis: FORGIVE ONE ANOTHER This is important— to know how to forgive one another in families because we all make mistakes, all of us!  Sometimes we do things which are not good and which

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Week Of November 12th

Posted November 10, 2017

November is traditionally the month of the Holy Souls; when we pray for those members of our family, our parish, our friends and also – and perhaps especially  – for those who have no one to pray for them. Why pray for the dead? Well first of

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Week Of November 5th

Posted November 4, 2017

We have just celebrated the twin liturgical moments of All Saints followed by All Souls. The former is a great Feast honoring those men and women, our elder brothers and sisters in faith who have been courageous in faith either as martyrs or addressing great issues such

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Week Of October 29th

Posted October 27, 2017

Well as usual I am overwhelmed by the generosity of the parish to last week’s Josephite Missions Appeal! The Mission Sunday response was wonderful and I thank all of you who took envelopes home and are re- turning them this weekend. Every cent will go to our

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Week Of October 22nd

Posted October 20, 2017

We hear in today’s Gospel about “render unto Caesar what belongs to Caesar and to God what belongs to God”. I have no intention of wading into the politics of taxation…that has an interesting history for a Brit! But what is Jesus meaning when he says, “what

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Week Of October 15th

Posted October 15, 2017

I just want to shout out a big THANK YOU to everyone who helped prepare, organize, run and clear up the Fall Family Festival.It was an amazing event with many people attending and raising needed funds for the running of the ministries in the parish. God bless

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Week Of October 8th

Posted October 6, 2017

 As we celebrate our Fall Festival we do so subdued by yet again more dreadful killing and maiming of innocent people last weekend in Las Vegas. I want to share some thoughts with you and how shaken I have been as an Englishman in your midst in

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