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Easter

Share the post “Easter” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint The Solemnity of Easter “Christós anésti!” “Alithós anésti!”   “When the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary, the mother of James, and Salome bought spices so that they might go and anoint him.  Very early … Continue reading

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Holy Saturday

Share the post “Holy Saturday” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Holy Saturday Holy Saturday is the final day of the Triduum and of Holy Week. It is a day of little liturgical activity, for example, there is no Mass. The sacrament of Reconciliation can … Continue reading

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Good Friday

Share the post “Good Friday” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Good Friday Good Friday is the most solemn day of the liturgical year. It is so solemn a day that there is NO Mass celebrated on Good Friday. On Good Friday we commemorate the … Continue reading

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Holy Thursday

Share the post “Holy Thursday” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Holy Thursday On Holy Thursday we commemorate the Last Supper, the remembrance of the Passover meal celebrated by Jesus and his disciples. Holy Thursday is also called Maundy Thursday. This comes from the Latin … Continue reading

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The Paschal Triduum

Share the post “The Paschal Triduum” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint The Paschal Triduum Within Holy Week is the Paschal Triduum. The Paschal Triduum consists of the last three days of Holy Week – Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday. The USCCB calls … Continue reading

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Archbishop Oscar Romero

Share the post “Archbishop Oscar Romero” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Archbishop Oscar Romero 15 August 1917 – 24 March 1980

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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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