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Monthly Archives: November 2018

Do we believe that Christ is King?

Feast of Christ the King Sunday, November 25th Grace and peace to you from Him who is, who was, and who is to come, from the seven spirits in His presence before His throne, and from Jesus Christ, the faithful … Continue reading

What do I have to be thankful for…?

Short reflection taken from ThrivingFamily.com: Despite the highest standard of living in the history of humanity, our generation seems driven by an insatiable desire for more, better and faster. Just when we should feel most satisfied, we find ourselves bored … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving as a way of life…

In all circumstances, give thanks, for this is the will of God for you in Christ Jesus. 1 Thess. 5:18 As we prepare for Thanksgiving Day, let us take a few moments to reflect on what we can & should be … Continue reading

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Elections: Voting. It makes a difference.

“Responsible citizenship is a virtue, and participation in political life is a moral obligation.” – Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship Important websites: http://votesmart.org/   Click on the Vote Easy tab in the middle to see where candidates stand in comparison to … Continue reading

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Saints & Souls…our connection to them.

Come, let us worship our God, who is glorified in the assembly of his saints. Excerpts from a sermon by Saint Bernard, abbot. Let us make haste to our brethren who are awaiting us Why should our praise and glorification, … Continue reading

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M Crooks, Doctorate Pastoral Ministry: 2009-2018