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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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Guiding our children (& others) in the right direction

When the whole world is running towards a cliff, he who is running in the opposite direction appears to have lost his mind. —CS Lewis     3 Key sources for teaching & guiding our children: 1. Scripture Introduce your … Continue reading

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Do you believe that Christ is King?

Feast of Christ the King Sunday, November 26th 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

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St. Thomas More – Feast Day June 22nd

Comfort in tribulation can be secured only on the sure ground of faith – holding as true the words of Scripture and the teaching of the Catholic Church.  – St. Thomas More St. Thomas More (1478-1535) Thomas was a friend … Continue reading

Living the “us” in Jesus…

Bring on the Jesus team! “…and it was in Antioch that the disciples were first called Christians…” (Acts 11:26). In a talk given by Pope Francis, he warned about those who seek to promote themselves instead of Jesus and His … 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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The Church Year at a Glance: Celebrating Christ in 2017

All of us! Let’s Plan how we can celebrate, live, & share the Word in 2016! Holy Mother Church believes that she should celebrate the saving work of her divine Spouse- Jesus Christ – in a sacred commemoration on certain … Continue reading

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What do we do in the wake of a tradedy?

During those times when it seems that evil & tragedy are more widespread than ever before, it is important to remember that there IS MORE. As Christians, we know the outcome of the battle between good & evil. As Christians, … Continue reading

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Divine Mercy Sunday: What is this celebration?

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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May the message of Christ, in all its richness, live in our hearts…

Let us pray to God the Father, who gave his own Son, the Word made flesh, to be our bread of life. – May the message of Christ, in all its richness, live in our hearts. Father, may we hear … Continue reading

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M Crooks, Doctorate Pastoral Ministry: 2009-2018