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Jesus Came to Visit Me on Thursday

Yes!  You heard it correctly – and no I haven’t lost it (at least I don’t think so:)  This past Thursday, I was visited by an incredible woman of faith.  I was supposed to be giving her some help/advice (at … Continue reading

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Forty Days

This is a great, short video on lent and the historical significance of 40 days in the bible by Scott Hahn.  Scott is so knowledgeable and so smart, yet he explains things at my level!  I hope that you enjoy … Continue reading

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Purgatory – Where is that in the Bible?

One of the things that differs between Catholics and other Christians is our belief in purgatory.  If you were to challenge a Catholic and say that purgatory is not in the bible, you would be partially correct.  The word “purgatory” … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Readings for October 14, 2012

Readings for Today In the first reading and in the psalm, we hear about the value of wisdom.  In the Old Testament, Solomon asked for wisdom.  God rewarded this unselfish prayer by giving Solomon wisdom that surpassed all humans at … Continue reading

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Something to Hold Onto

In the alternate reading for today, there are some beautiful words of reassurance from St. Paul.  Ironically (or not so) I heard a woman on the radio quote this passage just yesterday afternoon on my commute home from work.  I’ve … Continue reading

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Reflection on John 15: 9-17, Sunday, May 13, 2012

In Sunday’s second reading we hear, “Whoever is without love does not know God, for God is love.”  In the gospel, Jesus says, “This is my commandment.  Love one another as I have loved you.” What is love?  I tried … Continue reading

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It’s Paramount!

“However, take care and be earnestly on your guard not to forget the things which your own eyes have seen, nor let them slip from your memory as long as you live, but teach them to your children and to … Continue reading

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