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Monthly Archives: August 2013

Let us not weary of doing good…

On Monday, our country observes Labor Day. Celebrated on the first Monday of September, this holiday pays honor to the contributions and achievements of American workers. This is a time that we set aside to acknowledge not only those who … Continue reading

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Peace is ours if we are willing to seek it, if we are willing to work for it… Jesus leaves us peace – His peace (Jn. 14) Jesus said to his disciples: “Peace I leave with you; My peace I … Continue reading

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August 15th: Feast of the Assumption of Mary into Heaven

From the Gospel of Luke (1:45 -) August 15: Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven (Feast instituted by Pope Leo IV in 847- Declared a Dogma by Pope Pius XII) And Mary said: “My soul proclaims the greatness … Continue reading

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