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Heart of Jesus: True Love

“The love of God has been poured out in our hearts through the Holy Spirit Who has been given to us.” –Rm 5:5  The Church celebrates the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus….In July.  However, as we approach the over … Continue reading

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Celebrating, Sharing, & Living the Word, Christ Jesus in 2019

All of us! Let’s Plan how we can celebrate, live, & share the Word in 2019! Holy Mother Church believes that she should celebrate the saving work of her divine Spouse in a sacred commemoration on certain days throughout the … Continue reading

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Wise men/women, return to the world…

Wise Men, Return to the World          “…we are like the 3 Wise Men who journeyed to Jesus. Now, like those Wise Men, we return to the world from which we came, to the everyday life where we will … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Jesus!

In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that the whole world should be enrolled. This was the first enrollment, when Quirinius was governor of Syria.So all went to be enrolled, each to his own town. And Joseph too went … Continue reading

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Do we believe that Christ is King?

Feast of Christ the King Sunday, November 25th Grace and peace to you from Him who is, who was, and who is to come, from the seven spirits in His presence before His throne, and from Jesus Christ, the faithful … Continue reading

The Rosary: Leading us closer to God…

Feast of the Holy Rosary: October 7     The Rosary is my favourite prayer. A marvellous prayer! Marvellous in its simplicity and in its depth. . .the simple prayer of the Rosary beats the rhythm of human life.” Pope … Continue reading

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The purpose of angels & archangels…

Click on image for a video meditation. Sts. Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael (…) Michael was the leader of the army of God during the uprising of Lucifer. He is known as the Defender. Raphael travelled with Tobit and protected him. … Continue reading

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Guiding our children (& others) in the right direction

When the whole world is running towards a cliff, he who is running in the opposite direction appears to have lost his mind. —CS Lewis     3 Key sources for teaching & guiding our children: 1. Scripture Introduce your … Continue reading

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Does Jesus only call those with the right credentials?

Jesus went up the mountain and summoned those whom he wanted and they came to him.  He appointed Twelve, whom he also named Apostles, that they might be with him and he might send them forth to preach and to … Continue reading

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Heart of Jesus, burning with love for me, inflame my heart!

“The love of God has been poured out in our hearts through the Holy Spirit Who has been given to us.” –Rm 5:5  The Church celebrates the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus…. Why?  Because the Church continually mirrors in … Continue reading

M Crooks, Doctorate Pastoral Ministry: 2009-2018