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Monthly Archives: August 2017

Daddy, do you know what I do all day?

“Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.” Mt.10:14 Children are such a great blessing, but with this great blessing also comes great responsibility!   Speaking only … Continue reading

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All Glory to God, Who brings Mary to our Heavenly Homeland!

The Feast of the Assumption – August 15 What the Catholic faith believes about Mary is based on what it believes about Christ, and what it teaches about Mary illumines in turn its faith in Christ.  (CCC 487) The commemoration … Continue reading

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A Saint for our time… Maximilian Kolbe

St Maximilian Kolbe (1894 – 1941) He was born on 8 January 1894 in occupied Poland: he joined the Franciscans in Lwów in 1910, and was ordained eight years later, as his country became free and independent for the first … Continue reading

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