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St. Thomas More Catholic Parish

St. Paul Preaching

Eyes of Faith

Dcn. Bob Cropp By Dcn. Bob Cropp

The Church has been here for two thousand years and its' truth is still being challenged. If we are to keep our faith, we need to know it. Of course, this is nothing new as we hear in both readings today.

Pope Francis in a crowd

Pope Francis Misinterpreted

Dcn. Bob Cropp By Dcn. Bob Cropp

It is frustrating to read about Pope Francis in the newspapers or hear about him on television. He is being portrayed as getting ready to change Church teaching to get it more in step with so-called modern culture.


Bishops, Priests, and Deacons

Dcn. Bob Cropp By Dcn. Bob Cropp

I was ordained about twelve years ago and today is the first opportunity I've had to preach on the selection of the first deacons.

Accusing Gesture

Saturday 4th Week of Lent

Dcn. Bob Cropp By Dcn. Bob Cropp

Today's readings remind us that there is nothing new under the sun. In our first reading Jeremiah has said some things that the people in power didn't want to hear. What he protested against was really quite obvious.