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Monthly Archives: May 2019

If I do not go … why we celebrate Jesus’ Ascension

Jesus goes, so that the Holy Spirit can come Jesus said to his disciples: “Now I am going to the one who sent me, and not one of you asks me, ‘Where are you going?’ But because I told you … Continue reading

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1st Communion…more than a party…

This weekend my daughter celebrates her 1st Holy Communion.  This is a special moment for her, for our family, and for the Church. I echo what Pope Benedict XVI once said, I use both the ‘I’ and the ‘we.’ For on … Continue reading

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St Joseph… working with Christ

May 1 – Feast of st joseph the worker What is the feast of Saint Joseph the Worker? Apparently in response to the “May Day” celebrations for workers sponsored by Communists, Pius XII instituted the feast of St. Joseph the … Continue reading

M Crooks, Doctorate Pastoral Ministry: 2009-2018