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The Second Week of Lent: Our Lenten Journey Up the Mountain

Feb 23, 2024 Comments Off on The Second Week of Lent: Our Lenten Journey Up the Mountain
February 28 @ 1:50 pm

The Second Week of Lent: Join the Journey!  “Bend your knees, mend your heart, and lend your hands.” From the shining cloud the Father’s voice is heard: “This is my…

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The First Week of Lent: Join the Journey! 

Feb 16, 2024 Comments Off on The First Week of Lent: Join the Journey! 
February 28 @ 1:50 pm

“Bend your knees, mend your heart, and lend your hands.” The Spirit drove Jesus out into the desert, and he remained in the desert for forty days. Mark 1:12 This…

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A Light of Revelation to the Nations

Jan 30, 2024 Comments Off on A Light of Revelation to the Nations
February 28 @ 1:50 pm

In the United States, February 2 is commonly known as Groundhog Day. This is the day when a groundhog, known as Punxsatawney Phil is said to predict the duration of…

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The Mystery of the Epiphany

Jan 4, 2024 Comments Off on The Mystery of the Epiphany
February 28 @ 1:50 pm

 The word “epiphany” is the English translation of the Greek epiphaneia, meaning appearance, revelation, manifestation.   The origin of the Feast–which was traditionally celebrated on January 6–may be traced to the…

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Fulfilling of the Prophet Isaiah

Nov 30, 2023 Comments Off on Fulfilling of the Prophet Isaiah
February 28 @ 1:50 pm

Today we begin the season of Advent, a time of preparation for the celebration of Christmas. Some of the most beloved Scripture readings during this season are taken from the…

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The Synod on Synodality

Oct 19, 2023 Comments Off on The Synod on Synodality
February 28 @ 1:50 pm

Lots has been said and written about the Synod on Synodality which is currently underway in the Catholic Church. Some people have expressed grave concern while others are filled with…

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Let Justice and Peace Flow!

Sep 21, 2023 Comments Off on Let Justice and Peace Flow!
February 28 @ 1:50 pm

The late Orthodox Patriarch Dimitrios I, recognizing the signs of the times, instituted the first Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation on September 1, 1989. The date was…

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Infant Baptism During Mass

Aug 9, 2023 Comments Off on Infant Baptism During Mass
February 28 @ 1:50 pm

I was born on June 9 and was baptized two days later. My baptism took place in the chapel of the Catholic hospital where I was born. The pictures my…

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