Category Archives: Lent


Just One Minute and 54 Seconds

Adoramus Te Christe LINK Do you have just 1 minute and 54 seconds?  This is a link to a short you tube recording of Adoramus Te Christe.  Take two minutes to sit with Jesus and meditate upon his Passion.   … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget the Ashes!

One of my favorite childhood stories in the old testament is the story of Jonah and the whale.  I think that I can relate to Jonah in how I sometimes (out of fear) resist God’s direction.  Sometimes, I believe He … Continue reading

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Anyone Else Having Trouble?

I had such great hopes for Lent.  I’ve discovered that I have very little self control – especially when it comes to food.    I gave up sweets for lent.  I love sweets, and I figured that it would truly be … Continue reading

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You Think So?

It has been raining and pouring and raining and pouring on and off for days here in the Deep South.  People donning galoshes, umbrellas, raincoats and streets filled with puddles – lots and lots of them – Walking into an … Continue reading

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Reflection on Gospel for Sunday, March 4th

030412.cfm   Gospel:  Mark 9: 2-10 In order to understand this Sunday’s gospel, the story of the Transfiguration, we  have to understand a bit about the Jewish feast of Sukkot.  This feast is also known as the feast of Tabernacles (meaning … Continue reading

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My Plans for Lent

I’ve been giving this a lot of thought – “What should I do to make lent special?”  I don’t want to simply go through the motions over the next forty days and not be any better/different at Easter.  Giving up … Continue reading

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…For the Sun Stopped Shining…

“… for the sun stopped shining. And the curtain of the temple was torn in two.  Jesus called out with a loud voice, “Father, into your hands I commit my spirit.”  When he had said this, he breathed his last.  … Continue reading

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Chrism Mass at the Cathedral

Each year, I attend the Chrism mass at the St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans.  It is at this mass during Holy Week that the archbishop blesses the oils which will be used in the parishes throughout the archdiocese in … Continue reading

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Online Stations

I won’t be getting out this evening for stations, as much as I’d like to do so.  I’m just coming out of a migraine headache that lasted about 36 hours.  Though the pain is gone, I am left with a … Continue reading

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