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Hit the road…for Jesus!

“I have been sent by the Lord Jesus Who appeared to you on the road.” –Acts 9:17 Saul went to Jerusalem and then to Damascus to arrest those who were “living according to the new way” (Acts 9:2). The exact … Continue reading

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What is Divine Mercy Sunday?

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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The Disciples were filled with Joy & the Holy Spirit!

The Easter Season continues If we are believing Christians, we know that Christ has won our salvation for us…We have reason to be joyful! If only we faithfully accept God’s great & loving gift. Let us, therefore, be faithful to … Continue reading

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Where is my Lord? The Easter Season Continues!

Where is my Lord? Greetings in Christ! As the Easter Season continues, I think back to my childhood.  Growing up, one of my family’s traditions was the hiding of Easter baskets and Easter eggs. When we got home from Easter … 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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Preparing for Pentecost – Day 3 – Ascension Sunday

THIRD DAY (7th Sunday of Easter) Thou, of all consolers best, Visiting the troubled breast, Dost refreshing peace bestow. The Gift of Piety The gift of Piety begets in our hearts a filial affection for God as our most loving … Continue reading

The disciples were filled with joy and the Holy Spirit!

We know that Christ has won our salvation for us…We have reason to be joyful! If only we faithfully accept God’s great & loving gift. Let us, therefore, be faithful to the One who has loved us unto death. Therefore, … Continue reading

Where is my Lord? — The Easter Season continues…

Where is my Lord? Greetings in Christ! As the Easter Season continues, I think back to my childhood.  Growing up, one of my family’s traditions was the hiding of Easter baskets and Easter eggs. When we got home from Easter … 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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Easter continues: Being of one mind & heart…

The community of believers was of one heart and mind, and no one claimed that any of his possessions was his own, but they had everything in common. With great power the Apostles bore witness to the resurrection of the … Continue reading

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M Crooks, Doctorate Pastoral Ministry: 2009-2018