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catherine siena quote

Today is the feast of St. Catherine of Siena and I love this quote of hers taken from one of her letters. Has it been a while since you’ve gone to confession? Do you feel like you have a heavy heart and need to talk to Jesus? We can always talk to him anywhere at anytime, but the Sacarament of Reconciliation is a unique way to encounter the living God.... [Read more...]

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Abundant Living

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly. John 10:10 Do you ever feel like you are dying inside? Like the whole world has crashed in around you and everything is dark. The thief, Satan, is there trying to take life away from us, to steal it and crush it and destroy. The Easter story gives us the... [Read more...]

Modern Day Saints

This upcoming Sunday we will celebrate the canonization of two historical Popes, men who not only contributed greatly to the church but have loved with such passion and zeal, they illuminated Christ himself. As we look to their canonizations, we are reminded that we are all called to be saints. Every single one of us. We are called to be witnesses to the faith... [Read more...]

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...]

Christopher Santer Mary

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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