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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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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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Seek the Lord

Second Reading from Mass Liturgy for Sunday October 18th Brothers and sisters: Since we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast to our confession. For we do … 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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Lent 2015: The Meaning of Lent

  The season of Lent lasts 40 days beginning tomorrow, 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 … Continue reading

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Sovereignty of God

“Our God is the living God, enduring forever; His kingdom shall not be destroyed, and His dominion shall be without end. He is a deliverer and savior, working signs and wonders in heaven and earth.” ~ Daniel 6:27-28 “Let them … 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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