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Behold the Wood of the Cross

Mar 31, 2023 Comments Off on Behold the Wood of the Cross
April 13 @ 5:29 am

Palm Sunday of Our Lord’s Passion inaugurates Holy Week. This is the time par excellence when Christians remember and celebrate the mystery of the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus.…

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Celebrating Holy Week

Mar 31, 2023 Comments Off on Celebrating Holy Week
April 13 @ 5:29 am

The most important days of Holy week, known as the Sacred Triduum, begins with Holy Thursday on April 6, and continues with Good Friday, April 7, Holy Saturday, April 8,…

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Fasting, Praying and Acting during Holy Week

Mar 30, 2023 Comments Off on Fasting, Praying and Acting during Holy Week
April 13 @ 5:29 am

“Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.” (Romans. 12:12) “We must fan the flame of hope.” Pope Francis As we enter Holy Week, I admit to…

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Join the Journey: The Fifth Week of Lent

Mar 23, 2023 Comments Off on Join the Journey: The Fifth Week of Lent
April 13 @ 5:29 am

“Bend your knees, mend your heart, and lend your hands.” In his encyclical Laudato Sì. On Care for Our Common Home, which is addressed to “everyone living on this planet”…

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Join the Journey: The Fourth Week of Lent

Mar 14, 2023 Comments Off on Join the Journey: The Fourth Week of Lent
April 13 @ 5:29 am

Join the Journey!  “Bend your knees, mend your heart, and lend your hands.” “There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for…

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Join the Journey: The Third Week of Lent

Mar 10, 2023 Comments Off on Join the Journey: The Third Week of Lent
April 13 @ 5:29 am

Fasting from Anger and Divisiveness; Praying the Rosary; Expressing Gratitude. On March 13 we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Election of Pope Francis as the Bishop of Rome. His…

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Join the Journey: The Second Week of Lent

Mar 2, 2023 Comments Off on Join the Journey: The Second Week of Lent
April 13 @ 5:29 am

In his beautiful Canticle of Creation Saint Francis refers to the earth as “Sister Earth, our Mother, who sustains and governs us”.

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Join the Journey: First Week of Lent

Feb 24, 2023 Comments Off on Join the Journey: First Week of Lent
April 13 @ 5:29 am

Join the Journey!  “Bend your knees, mend your heart, and lend your hands.” “Be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger” James 1: 19 In his weekly Wednesday…

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