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Monthly Archives: April 2017

What is Divine Mercy Sunday?

What is Divine Mercy Sunday? What is Divine Mercy? Since 2000, the second Sunday of Easter has also been known as Divine Mercy Sunday.  On the Second Sunday of Easter of the Jubilee Year 2000, at the Mass for the … Continue reading

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The Disciples were filled with Joy & the Holy Spirit!

The Easter Season continues If we are believing Christians, we know that Christ has won our salvation for us…We have reason to be joyful! If only we faithfully accept God’s great & loving gift. Let us, therefore, be faithful to … Continue reading

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Where is my Lord? The Easter Season Continues!

Where is my Lord? Greetings in Christ! As the Easter Season continues, I think back to my childhood.  Growing up, one of my family’s traditions was the hiding of Easter baskets and Easter eggs. When we got home from Easter … Continue reading

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Rejoice! Christ is Risen!

“I know now, Lord, why you utter no answer. You are yourself the answer.” —CS Lewis       Search no longer…   Happy Easter… Let us celebrate, not just for one day, but for a Season & for a … Continue reading

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For God So Loved the World…

 Good Friday: A special REMEMBRANCE of God’s Love Lent is a time for us to slow down, reflect on our relationship with Christ, & His great love for us. Fridays during Lent, are dedicated in a special way, to honoring … Continue reading

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The Cost of Betrayal: Spy Wednesday…

  One of the Twelve, who was called Judas Iscariot, went to the chief priests and said, “What are you willing to give me if I hand him over to you?” They paid him thirty pieces of silver, and from … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday… Holy Week

Palm Sunday, is the official entry into Holy Week, the last week of Lent. In Catholic tradition, the conclusion of the week is the Easter Triduum. The Easter Triduum begins Thursday evening of Holy Week and concludes with the Easter … Continue reading

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