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Give Us This Day

Praying the Our Father at Mass yesterday, the words ‘give us this day our daily bread’ struck me. God gives us what we need to get through our days. We need food and nourishment to survive physically. We need his grace to survive spiritually.¬†Receiving this grace through the Sacraments is another reminder, to me, that when we are going through a... [Read more...]

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Talking to Bread

One of the cool things about being a Campus Minister at a small college campus is the privilege of setting up for weekly Mass,¬†which includes making sure we have enough bread and wine. Recently I had to retrieve more bread from the church to bring to our Newman Center. I placed the package in my front seat and started to talk to it, preparing it for it’s... [Read more...]

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Speak Life Today

The musical artist, TobyMac, has a song called ‘Speak Life’. The chorus goes like this: So speak Life, speak Life. To the deadest darkest night. Speak life, speak Life. When the sun wont shine and you don’t know why. Look into the eyes of the brokenhearted; Watch them come alive as soon as you speak hope, You speak love, you speak speak speak… You... [Read more...]

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...]

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