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Lent 2016: The Meaning of Lent

The season of Lent lasts 40 days beginning today, Ash Wednesday,  and ends on Holy Thursday (the Thursday of Holy Week).  In terms of Biblical significance, the season of Lent is similar to the forty days that Jesus was tempted in the wilderness. The Season … Continue reading

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Preparing for Lent 2016

Today is the 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time. This is the last Sunday before the beginning of Lent. This upcoming Wednesday is Ash Wednesday, the first day of the 40 day Season of Lent. During Lent, we will make a renewed … 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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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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Seek God and turn away from sin

“To the penitent God provides a way back, He encourages those who are losing hope and has chosen for them the lot of truth. Return to Him and give up sin, pray to the LORD and make your offenses few. … 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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Divine Mercy Sunday 2014: The Love and Mercy of God

Tomorrow, April 27th,  is the Feast of Divine Mercy also known as Divine Mercy Sunday! In our own modern times, Jesus gave St. Faustina Kowalska of Poland the mission of making His Divine Mercy better known on earth. He told … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Fatima~October 13th

On Octo­ber 13, 1917, in her 6th and last appari­tion to the shep­herd chil­dren Lucia dos Santos, Francisco and Jacinta Marto near Fatima, Portugal, Our Lady told them: “I am the Lady of the Rosary. … I have come to warn the faith­ful to amend … Continue reading

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