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I have been blessed…

As we prepare to celebrate my daughter Regina’s birthday, I can’t help but think what an amazing blessing she is.  She came to us rather suddenly, and while we were not really planning on being parents to a 2nd child, … Continue reading

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The Feast of Corpus Christi: Celebrating the Gift of Jesus’ Body & Blood

The Feast of corpus Christi Click on image for Children’s Catechesis on the Eucharist               From the catechism & the Bible Instituting the Eucharist (1337) At the Last Supper, knowing that his hour had … Continue reading

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Come Holy Spirit, give us the gift of understanding…

If Thou take Thy grace away, nothing pure in man will stay, All his good is turn’d to ill. The Gift of Understanding Understanding, as a gift of the Holy Spirit, helps us to grasp the meaning of the truths … Continue reading

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Come Holy Spirit, Give to us the gift of piety…

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 Father. It inspires us to love … Continue reading

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M Crooks, Doctorate Pastoral Ministry: 2009-2018