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St. Barbara

Share the post “St. Barbara” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Lived during the 3rd Century. Because of her beauty her father attempted to shield her by locking her in a tower; only her teachers could see her. Her conversion to Christianity enraged her father … Continue reading

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St. Francis Xavier

Share the post “St. Francis Xavier” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint 1506-1552 One of the first Jesuits. Established missions in India, South East Asia & Japan. Patron of the foreign missions.

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The Season of Advent

Share the post “The Season of Advent” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint The season of Advent is an important season in the Liturgical Calendar. The season of Advent encompasses the four weeks prior to Christmas. The word Advent derives from the Latin word adventus, … Continue reading

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The First Sunday of Advent

Share the post “The First Sunday of Advent” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Jesus said to his disciples:“As it was in the days of Noah,so it will be at the coming of the Son of Man.In those days before the flood,they were eating and … Continue reading

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The Season of Lent

Share the post “The Season of Lent” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint “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, and the angels ministered to … Continue reading

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Meeting “The Protection of Minors in the Church” Feb. 22, 2019

Share the post “Meeting “The Protection of Minors in the Church” Feb. 22, 2019″ FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Here is a link to today’s meeting of the synod: http://w2.vatican.va/content/francesco/en/events/event.dir.html/content/vaticanevents/en/2019/2/22/incontro-protezioneminori.html

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Thoughts for the synod

Share the post “Thoughts for the synod” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Let us hope and pray that the participants in the synod in Rome are mindful to the signs of the times and to the promptings of the Holy Spirit. If you’re interested, … Continue reading

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The Feast of the Magi

Share the post “The Feast of the Magi” 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 is the … Continue reading

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The Feast of the Magi, continued

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

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The Season of Christmas, part two

Share the post “The Season of Christmas, part two” FacebookGoogle+TwitterTumblrEmailBookmarkPrint Yes, folks you are reading the title of this reflection correctly, Christmas is not only a day in the Church year, but a season in the Church year as well!  … Continue reading

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