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How is your Lent going? Are you having the best Lent ever?

I want to share a Lenten resource with you.  However, first I want to share what I am doing this Lent, which will explain why I am not regularly blogging. I am intentionally spending more time with my family: going … Continue reading

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Laetare: We should be joyful, we know the outcome…

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.  The … Continue reading

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Lent: A time to look at your faith response…

Lent is a journey… a journey of faith. Faith requires a response… a response from us; a response to God. Thus says the LORD: This is what I commanded my people: Listen to my voice; then I will be your … Continue reading

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Lent: Prayer, Fasting, Almsgiving

Remember that thou art dust, and to dust thou shalt return. Gen 3:19. Turn away from sin and be faithful to the Gospel.. Mk 1:15  Jesus said to his disciples: “Take care not to perform righteous deeds in order that … Continue reading

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The Cost of Betrayal: Spy Wednesday…

  One of the Twelve, who was called Judas Iscariot, went to the chief priests and said, “What are you willing to give me if I hand him over to you?” They paid him thirty pieces of silver, and from … Continue reading

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Temptation: Ours & Jesus’…

“In answer to modern requests for signs and wonders, Our Lord might say, ‘You repeat Satan’s temptation, whenever you admire the wonders of science, and forget that I am the Author of the Universe and its science. Your scientists are … Continue reading

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Lent: Prayer, Fasting, Almsgiving

Remember that thou art dust, and to dust thou shalt return. Gen 3:19. Turn away from sin and be faithful to the Gospel.. Mk 1:15 Ash Wednesday: Wednesday, March 1st  Jesus said to his disciples: “Take care not to perform … Continue reading

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How is your Lent going? Are you having the best Lent ever?

I want to share a Lenten resource with you.  However, first I want to share what I am doing this Lent, which will explain why I am not regularly blogging. I am intentionally spending more time with my family: going … Continue reading

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Never too late for conversion…

Pope Francis: It’s never too late for conversion VATICAN, Feb. 28, 2016– God’s patience towards sinners is without limit, yet the time for conversion is now, Pope Francis said during his Sunday Angelus address at the Vatican. “It is never … 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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