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Merciful Father – Reflections on the Gospel

Readings for Sunday, March 3, 2013 In Saturday’s readings and in today’s readings, we learn of God’s great mercy for his people – in accounts from the Old and New Testaments.  I looked up the word “mercy” on my Mac … Continue reading

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Reflection on Today’s Gospel, Sunday February 24, 2013

Today’s Readings 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 tent) or booths.  … Continue reading

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Reflection on the Gospel for Sunday, February 17th, 2013

Readings for Sunday, February 17, 2013 This past week, I’ve been reading the visions of the Venerable Anne Catherine Emmerich.  I was particularly delving into the early years of Jesus – referred to as the “hidden years” since we don’t … Continue reading

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Reflection on Sunday’s Gospel, September 23, 2012

Sunday’s Gospel There is a word in this Sunday’s gospel that bothers me.  It is a tiny, seemingly inconsequential word… and yet it makes all the difference in the world.  It is what our society is suffering from today – … Continue reading

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Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

“My God, my Savior, I adore Your Sacred Heart, for that heart is the seat and source of all you tenderest human affections for us sinners.  It is the instrument and organ of Your love.”  Blessed John Henry Newman   … Continue reading

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It’s a Very Special Month!!

This is a very special month!  You may be thinking…the beach, summer fun, Father’s Day, weddings, Dana’s birthday…All good reasons to love June!  I have an even more powerful, exciting reason to love June!  It is the month of the … Continue reading

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JPII’s Theology of the Body for Teens

What I learned from Lesson 1: We are so loved by God as human beings.  God did not need us, and yet He created us out of pure love. He made us in His image and likeness to love and … Continue reading

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