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Monthly Archives: February 2016

May the message of Christ, in all its richness, live in our hearts…

Let us pray to God the Father, who gave his own Son, the Word made flesh, to be our bread of life. – May the message of Christ, in all its richness, live in our hearts. Father, may we hear … Continue reading

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The Lord is Kind & Merciful…Are we?

Lenten Practices:   During our Lenten journey we are encouraged to reflect on God’s great mercy. A very practical way to do this is by embracing & participating in the Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession).   •Reconciliation is Jesus’ call to … Continue reading

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Temptation… ours & Jesus’

“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 – a journey of love…

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 Ash Wednesday: Wednesday, February 10th Jesus said to his disciples: “Take care not to perform … Continue reading

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Does God Care About the Super Bowl?

If Sunday’s Super Bowl 50 comes down to a final Hail Mary pass, almost a third of Americans will believe divine intervention will play a role in who comes down with the football. A January survey (2015) from the Public … Continue reading

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M Crooks, Doctorate Pastoral Ministry: 2009-2018