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AFF-Parish Mission

AFF-Parish Mission


A LENTEN JOURNEY TO TRUE HAPPINESS:
FACT OR FICTION?
SOURCE AND EXPRESSION

A Parish Mission with Fr. Mike Joly

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Monday and Tuesday, April 8,9 - 6:30 pm in the church


        Evening One:  The Path to True Happiness
Evening Two:  Imposter Happiness:
                              Lower Fire vs. Higher Fire
Evening Three: Accepting Happiness

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Fr. Joly was born into a Catholic family in Cumberland, RI, the eighth of eleven children who shared three bedrooms and one bath.  At age 5, surgery to remove a benign brain tumor pressing against his optic nerve led to his blindnessFr. Joly attended Providence College and Rhode Island    College and received his Bachelor of Sacred Theology and Masters of Divinity degrees from St. Mary’s Seminary and University in Baltimore.  Ordained a priest in 1994 he currently serves as pastor of St. Joan of Arc Parish in Yorktown, VA.

Fr. Joly is also a Catholic recording artist, singer and songwriter.  In recent years, the Lord has permitted the production of two contemporary Christian music records.