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Behold your Mother…

 Mary   What the Catholic faith believes about Mary is based on what it believes about Christ, and what it teaches about Mary illumines in turn its faith in Christ.      CCC 487       Called in the Gospels “the … Continue reading

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Mary shows us how to work with the Holy Spirit…

In union with christ The Catechism of the Catholic Church proclaims that “Mary, the all-holy  ever-virgin Mother of God, is the masterwork of the mission of the Son and the Spirit in the fullness of time…In her, the ‘wonders of … Continue reading

Mary prays with us…

Lovely Lady Dressed in Blue Lovely Lady dressed in blue ——- Teach me how to pray! God was just your little boy, Tell me what to say! Did you lift Him up, sometimes, Gently on your knee? Did you sing … Continue reading

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St Joseph – a model for our time…

May 1 – Feast of st joseph the worker What is the feast of Saint Joseph the Worker? Apparently in response to the “May Day” celebrations for workers sponsored by Communists, Pius XII instituted the feast of St. Joseph the … Continue reading

And the world waited…

Holy Week…

Palm Sunday, is the official entry into Holy Week, the last week of Lent.  In Catholic tradition, the conclusion of the week is the Easter Triduum.   The Easter Triduum begins Thursday evening of Holy Week and concludes with the Easter Vigil. On … Continue reading

For Christ so loved the world…

        5th Week of Lent  How is your journey with Christ going?  Are you still travelling the way of the Cross? Let us bless our Redeemer, who has brought us to this day of salvation. – Lord, create a new spirit … Continue reading

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Let us pray…

Prayers & Intercessions (Lent) Blessed be God the Father. On this day of Lent he has given us the grace of offering the sacrifice of praise. Let us pray to him with confidence: – Lord, transform our lives by your … Continue reading

The Cross…

Be with me Lord Jesus on my Lenten journey.  Give me the strength I need to walk to Calvary with you … Help me to ponder what these words of Fulton Sheen are saying to me… How do they apply … Continue reading

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The Pope – What is going on?

The Pope: Fact, Fiction, & Prayer The Pope’s Final Farewell: February 27, 2013 – Click to hear his last public speech    “Dear brothers and sisters…The Lord is calling me to “climb the mountain”, to devote myself even more to … Continue reading

M Crooks, Doctorate Pastoral Ministry: 2009-2018