Tag Archives: God

The Forgotten Final Day of Holy Week: Holy Saturday.

 As we make our final preparations for Easter let us take a moment to reflect on this Holy Day. In the  beginning God created the heavens and the earth.  Now the earth was a formless void, there was darkness over … Continue reading

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Corpus Christi

We will kneel and pray in our churches and in our chapels but how many of us would have the courage to kneel before Christ in the public square with people staring, pointing, giggling and laughing? At the name of … Continue reading

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Holy Saturday

Today is the great day of mourning.  There is a sense of loss and emptiness like no other time.  But in Christ’s death there is also an anticipation of something great.  At the moment of his death Jesus stated, “It … Continue reading

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Plebeians, Presbyters, Popes and Prayers

It all began in the year 1844 with some frustrated Jesuit seminarians and their wise but slightly exasperated spiritual director.  These seminarians in Vals, France were eager to join the missions in India and America.  After hearing the seminarians grumbling … Continue reading

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Christ is Born! Have a Merry and Blessed Christmas!

The Church Celebrates Christmas: Vigil Mass: Now the generation of Christ was in this wise.  When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child, of the Holy Ghost.  Whereupon Joseph her … Continue reading

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United in Prayer

“East and West are the two lungs by which the Church breaths; their unity is essential to the healthy life of the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church.” (Pope John Paul II) In putting together my post on the Jesus … Continue reading

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