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Monthly Archives: February 2017

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 Ash Wednesday: Wednesday, March 1st  Jesus said to his disciples: “Take care not to perform … Continue reading

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Loving the Other: Lasting Relationships

We are in the season of love.  Valentine’s Day is approaching.  The Church is celebrating National Marriage Week, which Archbishop Chaput points out is not just for married couples. He says,  This week long celebrations “provide an opportunity to celebrate the … Continue reading

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Prayerful meditation: Psalm 25

God speaks to us through Scripture.  This is one way that He has revealed Himself to us.  If you are seeking God, then spending time daily reflecting on His Word is a sure way to know Him better. Let us … Continue reading

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Jesus: Teacher, healer…

He was amazed at their lack of faith A Look at who Jesus is:  Jesus departed from there and came to his native place, accompanied by his disciples. When the sabbath came he began to teach in the synagogue, and … Continue reading

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M Crooks, Doctorate Pastoral Ministry: 2009-2018