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Tell us Lord – A primer in Christian ethics

Share the post “Tell us Lord – A primer in Christian ethics” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Today’s readings are a primer in Christian ethics.  To me they form the flip sides of the same coin.  Jesus adds to the teaching of Leviticus by … Continue reading

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The Season of Lent

Share the post “The Season of Lent” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint The Season of Lent   “At once the Spirit drove him out into the desert, and he remained in the desert for forty days, tempted by Satan. He was among wild beasts, … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras

Share the post “Mardi Gras” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Mardi Gras Today is Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, the day prior to the start of Lent.  It’s called “Fat Tuesday” because people used to go through their homes getting rid of items that wouldn’t/couldn’t … Continue reading

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Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul, Apostle

Share the post “Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul, Apostle” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul, Apostle   Today the Church celebrates the conversion of our greatest missionary and theologian. Acts 9:1-22 Saul, still breathing murderous threats … Continue reading

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Anthony of Egypt

Share the post “Anthony of Egypt” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Anthony of Egypt Also called Anthony the Abbot & Anthony the Great. Anthony was a Coptic Christian (more about that at a later time), he was born in Egypt in the year 251 … Continue reading

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Important Words to Ponder

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A possible Lenten exercise

Share the post “A possible Lenten exercise” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint For those who are considering a Lenten practice this year perhaps this might suffice.  It’s by Bishop Barron and it’s free just 4.95 for shipping and handling; how bad can it be? … Continue reading

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Pope: Don’t Be Late for Mass

Share the post “Pope: Don’t Be Late for Mass” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint   Pope Francis on arriving to Mass late:  https://thetablet.org/pope-dont-be-late-for-mass/ Perhaps next week he’ll talk about leaving Mass early, even though he wouldn’t have to stand on line at the bagel … Continue reading

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The Feast of the Magi, Part Two

Share the post “The Feast of the Magi, Part Two” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint The Feast of the Magi, continued Is there any history behind this feast? Yes, there is actually.  According to About.com: “Like many of the most ancient Christian feasts, Epiphany … Continue reading

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The Feast of the Magi, Part One

Share the post “The Feast of the Magi, Part One” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint The Feast of the Magi “When Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, in the days of King Herod, behold, magi from the east arrived in Jerusalem, saying, ‘Where … Continue reading

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