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Darkness: Is it to be feared?

As I was reading a reflection by Bishop Barron for the 2nd Sunday of Lent, I took a moment to pause and meditate on his focus on “Faith & darkness.”   In the morning when I wake up, I love the … Continue reading

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I am the light of the world, says the Lord; whoever follows me will have the light of life. Jn.8:12

During our Lenten journey, we continue to see the play between light & darkness that the Church uses in our Scripture readings at Mass. The Transfiguration story is told early on during Lent.  When St. Thomas Aquinas reflects on the … Continue reading

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Darkness: Is it to be feared?

As I was reading Fr. Barron’s Lenten Reflection yesterday, I took a moment to pause and meditate on his focus on “Faith & darkness.”   In the morning when I wake up, I love the darkness.  This is the time of … Continue reading

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True love…

True love We are all in need of love. Society, & the people who make up society are often confused about what it means to love.  True love must be rooted in love of God.   Therefore, we must love as … Continue reading

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