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A missionary heart

A missionary heart Those who experience anguish are often closest to God.  Our hope is in the Lord, and the gracious hearts that serve Him!  “Hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out within our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us”  (Romans 5:5 ).&...
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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

The joy in truth

The joy in truth “Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing” (James 1:2-4).   The Feast of Pentecost i...
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Friday, June 01, 2018

Family ... God's gift to the world!

Family ... God's gift to the world! “For this reason I kneel before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth derives its name. I pray that out of His glorious riches He may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith” (Ephesians 3...
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Thursday, May 10, 2018

We are all Disciples of Christ

We are all Disciples of Christ “From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked” (Luke 12:48).    God the creator of life has blessed us!  Our trust and faithfulness to Him are important because so much of what we...
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Thursday, April 26, 2018

Thy Kingdom Come!

Thy Kingdom Come! “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope” (Romans 15:13).  Joy is the dominant sign of new creation! This is revealed from the tomb with the Resurrection of Jesus on Easter morning. This East...
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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

The true meaning of life

 The true meaning of life “....but like the Holy One who called you, be holy yourselves also in all your behavior” (1 Peter 1:15).   What is most meaningful in your life?  “Man’s Search for Meaning” is a book by Viktor E. Fankl, who was born in Vienna in 1905.  He wrote more than...
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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

A time of innocence

A time of innocence Children are treasured gifts from God!  In our culture, it has become challenging to protect their innocence, as well as their abilities to grow up and enjoy the full potential of God’s plan.    The 2018 Season of Lent began on Valentines Day – a day to express love, and...
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Thursday, March 08, 2018

Seeking truth … protecting the Divine

Seeking truth … protecting the Divine “There is an appointed time for everything. And there is a time for every event under heaven.” –Ecclesiastes 3:1   Everything that is old is new again, and there is really nothing new under the sun! These phrases are not hard to comprehend. As we journey through life we witne...
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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Don't Let the World Dictate How You Feel!

Don't Let the World Dictate How You Feel! “He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds” (Ps 147:3).   On Sunday Feb. 11, we will celebrate the 160th anniversary of Our Lady of Lourdes. The Blessed Mother’s appearance to Bernadette Soubirous in 1858 has inspired millions of pilgrimages to France every year.&#...
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Wednesday, February 07, 2018

The mystery of faith....

The mystery of faith.... “For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake, he is the one who will save it” (Luke 9:24).   The history of theology is a reflection of the truth revealed by God.  Catholic doctrine is beliefs or teachings with traditions and...
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Thursday, January 25, 2018