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Monthly Archives: February 2015

Who is Jesus?

Today in broad circles, even among believers, an image has prevailed of a Jesus who demands nothing, never scolds, who accepts everyone and everything, who no longer does anything but affirm us. The Jesus of the Gospels is quite different, … Continue reading

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Temptation…

“In answer to modern requests for signs and wonders, Our Lord might say, ‘You repeat Satan’s temptation, whenever you admire the wonders of science, and forget that I am the Author of the Universe and its science. Your scientists are … Continue reading

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Lent: Prayer, Fasting, Almsgiving

Remember that thou art dust, and to dust thou shalt return. Gen 3:19. Turn away from sin and be faithful to the Gospel.. Mk 1:15 Jesus said to his disciples: “Take care not to perform righteous deeds in order that … Continue reading

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True love…

True love We are all in need of love. Society, & the people who make up society are often confused about what it means to love.  True love must be rooted in love of God.   Therefore, we must love as … Continue reading

Happiness continued…

  For You, O LORD, have made me glad by what You have done, I will sing for joy at the works of Your hands.  Psalm 92             He that handles a matter wisely shall … Continue reading

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Happiness…

Meditate on these 6 Steps… Do you struggle with any of these steps? Which ones? Why?  As you reflect on these, also realize that these will help you to draw closer to God, & lead you to Eternal Happiness!

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