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Catholicism

Catholicism: The Life of Prayer

Remember that DVD set, Catholicism, that came out a few years ago? Beautiful imagery. An eloquent speaker. A simplistic, but insightful outline of our faith. Father Barron has also published a book bringing more insight into our faith. It’s worth checking out. As I scrolled through the chapters, my eyes and heart were intent on one: Chapter 9: The Fire... [Read more...]

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Saying ‘Yes’

Happy Feast Day of the Annunciation!  How will you say ‘yes’ to the message God is sending you today? By saying yes, Mary changed the course of history and the course of our salvation. That one powerful word brought us the forgiveness of sins and life everlasting. FIAT! Think about how your yes today may affect someone else so profoundly. Saying... [Read more...]

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Quench the Thirst

Today’s Gospel talks about being thirsty. All of us are thirsting, longing for something to fill us, for something to quench this insatiable desire. Water is our number one life source. It’s the best thing to quench our physical thirst. But like my priest mentioned today, we tend to fill up on other drinks: sugary drinks like Kool-Aid or pop or whiskey,... [Read more...]

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Lord, I Need You

The shepherds went in haste to Bethlehem and found Mary and Joseph, and the infant lying in the manger. Luke 2:16 God choose to become the most vulnerable of us all, a baby, physically weak, in need of others. He needs someone to feed him, bathe him and watch over him. The vulnerability in which God comes to us is a great mystery indeed! Are you vulnerable with... [Read more...]

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Find Rest

“Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.” Matthew 11:29 Are you tired? Like overburdened, maxed out to the extreme tired? Perhaps you are picking up some overtime... [Read more...]

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