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Easter 2016~ The Resurrection of Jesus Christ

Christus resurrexit! Vere resurrexit! Christ is Risen! Indeed He is risen! “After the sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb. 2 And suddenly there was a … Continue reading

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An Advent Prayer (Advent 2015)

  Sweet Infant Jesus, I bring to you this day, and all the days of Advent, my heart, my love, my very life, together with those little acts of self denial and sacrifice, made in your honor, and of which … Continue reading

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December 12th -Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

The Actual Image of Our Lady of Guadalupe at the Basilica in Mexico City On December 9th, 10th, and 12th of 1531, the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared in Mexico as the pregnant Mother of God to Saint Juan Diego. Saint … Continue reading

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Advent 2015: A Season of Hope and Conversion

Tomorrow is the Second Sunday of Advent. The Second Sunday of Advent starts off the second week of Advent. The advent season consists of four weeks during which we prepare ourselves in a special way for the coming of Jesus.  The … Continue reading

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Second Coming of Jesus (33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time)

Today’s Mass Readings remind us of the Second Coming of Jesus Christ. Jesus came into the world the first time and He will return a second time. This time He will come as the Just Judge. As we await His return, we must purify … Continue reading

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The Coming of Jesus Christ

“The first reading from today’s Mass (Sunday, September 6th) is from the Old Testament Book of Isaiah. The prophet Isaiah consoles the people of Israel by telling them about the coming Messiah. “Thus says the LORD: Say to those whose … Continue reading

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The Most Holy Eucharist

The Most Holy Eucharist: The Holy Mass, Holy Communion, Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament (Eucharistic Adoration) What is the Holy Eucharist? The Most Holy Eucharist is the source and summit of our faith. “It is God among us. It is the Lord … Continue reading

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Jesus, the good Shepherd

One major theme of the readings from today’s Mass (16th Sunday in Ordinary Time) is that God’s care for us can be likened to that of a good Shepherd. A good shepherd leads his sheep to where they can find food and shelter, … Continue reading

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Easter 2015: The Resurrection of Jesus Christ

Christus resurrexit! Vere resurrexit! Christ is Risen! Indeed He is risen!   “After the sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb. 2 And suddenly there was … Continue reading

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Happy St. Valentine’s Day

Love for God and loving others   29 Jesus answered him, “The first of all the commandments is: ‘Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is one. 30 And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, … Continue reading

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Christmas Day 2014: The Savior is born!

                 The Birth of Jesus Christ “For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given … And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” ~Isaiah 6:9 10 Then the angel said … Continue reading

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Advent 2014: A Season of Hope and Conversion

Today begins the second of the four weeks of the season of Advent, in which we prepare ourselves in a special way for the coming of Jesus.  The word Advent means ‘coming.’ Firstly, we prepare ourselves to celebrate Christmas, the historical birth of … Continue reading

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Living a holy life: Reflections on Today’s Sunday Mass Readings

Today’s Sunday Mass readings have several themes. We will talk about two of those key themes in depth. 1. Rejecting a life of sin and turning to God Excerpt from the first reading: “Seek the LORD while He may be found, … Continue reading

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Trust in God

  Trust in God is an essential virtue that comes from faith in God. Trust in God frees us from fear, worry, and anxiety. Thus, trusting God is essential for true and enduring peace of heart, hope, and perseverance. Since … Continue reading

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The Solemnity of the Ascension of Jesus

  The Solemnity of the Ascension of Jesus is celebrated on the fortieth day after Easter Sunday, the Thursday after the Sixth Sunday of Easter. However, some Catholic provinces observe the Solemnity of the Ascension on the Sunday after the … Continue reading

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