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Happy Birthday!

  I don’t know why, but I’m actually excited about Pentecost tomorrow.  In all my life, I cannot remember being excited about this feast.  I mean, Christmas & Easter – those are exciting – but Pentecost, hmmm.  All of the … Continue reading

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Lord, Drive Out All Fear.

I’ve really been struggling with fear lately.  I know that I have not had much to say here.  I always try to write things that are uplifting, and I just don’t feel that I’ve had anything to offer – perhaps … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Readings for Sunday, September 27

Readings for Sunday, September 27, 2015 What struck me when I read the readings for this Sunday was the problem that we human beings have with ego and unfairness.   Often, we just can’t “get over ourselves.”  In the first reading … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Readings for Sunday, May 24, 2015

Readings for Sunday, May 24 Pentecost is from the Greek word ‘Pentekostos’, which means ‘fifty’. It’s the 50th day after the Sabbath of Passover.    It is also called the birth of the Church.  Pentecost takes place 10 days after … Continue reading

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Reflections for Today’s Readings, Sunday, July 20, 2014

Today’s Readings In the first reading, we learn all about the immensity of God’s mercy.  My concern in these modern times is that we depend too much on God’s mercy.  God is merciful when we are repentant – key word … Continue reading

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Come Holy Spirit!

Mass readings for Sunday, May 19, Feast of Pentecost “I am going to reveal to you the secret of sanctity and happiness. Every day for five minutes control your imagination and close your eyes to the things of sense and … Continue reading

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Reflection on the Readings for Sunday, May 5, 2013

Readings for Sunday, May 5, 2013 Can you guess my favorite verse this week?  “Do not let your hearts be troubled or afraid.”  In the gospel, Jesus eludes to His impending Ascension.  Often, when I contemplate the Ascension, I envision … Continue reading

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God Works

Yesterday, I had the privilege of watching God work.  A couple of weeks ago, I came across a sale on a devotional type book for women.  The book had lots of great reflections, scripture verses and beautiful pictures, so I … Continue reading

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Harvest Time

Whenever I read today’s gospel from Luke Chapter 10, it seems to light a fire within.  The words, “The harvest is abundant, but the laborers are few,” really strike a chord, and provide a needed sense of urgency. Though these … Continue reading

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Breathe into Me, Holy Spirit

Breathe into me, Holy Spirit, that my thoughts may all be holy.  Move in me, Holy Spirit, that my work, too, may be holy. Attract my heart, Holy Spirit, that I may love only what is holy.  Strengthen me, Holy … Continue reading

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