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Celebrating St. Peter & St. Paul

But who do you say that i am? Jesus and his disciples set out for the villages of Caesarea Philippi. Along the way he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that I am?” They said in reply, “John the … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about Mary and the month of May…

Mary & the month of May Have you ever read that book “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie”? Talking about Mary, is kind of like that… If you mention May and the Blessed Mother, you have to mention May … Continue reading

Moms…

Mothers are special people, with a special vocation in life.  They form, develop, care,and nourish their children.  A mother’s influence carries on far longer than she can imagine.  Her need for good role models and intercessors is not only important, … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about May & Mary…

Mary & the month of May Have you ever read that book If You Give a Mouse a Cookie? Talking about Mary, is kind of like that… If you mention May and the Blessed Mother, you have to mention May Crowning. If … Continue reading

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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Voting: Your Duty & Your Right

“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

The Cross of Christ…

September 14th: Feast of The Exaltation of the Holy Cross The cross is Christ’s glory and triumph Discourse of St Andrew of Crete: We are celebrating the feast of the cross which drove away darkness and brought in the light. … Continue reading

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But who do YOU say that I am?

Jesus and his disciples set out for the villages of Caesarea Philippi. Along the way he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that I am?” They said in reply, “John the Baptist, others Elijah, still others one of the … Continue reading

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Seeking forgiveness…

God loved us and sent his Son as expiation for our sins.   1 Jn 4:10 God continually talks about the need to seek forgiveness when we do wrong.  He tells us from Old Testament times through the life of Jesus, … Continue reading

Judging…Loving…Living

  We are not called to judge others, but we are still called to be good examples to them, and share the Truth with them.   Don’t use “not judging” as a reason not to boldly and proudly live your … Continue reading

M Crooks, Doctorate Pastoral Ministry: 2009-2018