Don’t Be Lukewarm (6/8)
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Don’t Be Lukewarm (6/8)

There are far too many Christians who have lapsed into lukewarmness. Jesus exhorts His followers to be salt and light (cf. Mt 5:13-16). The value of salt and light is witnessed expressly in their capacity to contribute for the real and lasting benefit of others. Salt as preservative and flavor enhancement, keeping food safe and...

June 8, 2015July 29, 2015by
Saint Boniface (6/5)
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Saint Boniface (6/5)

SAINT BONIFACE enthusiastically proclaimed the Gospel of Christ throughout Central Europe. Born around 675 in Wessex (England) he entered a monastery at a young and age and, eventually, was ordained a priest when he was 30 years old. His great desire was to fight against pagan worship and inspire Christian morality. The pope consecrated Boniface...

June 5, 2015July 29, 2015by
11th Sunday Ordinary Time [B] 6/14/15
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11th Sunday Ordinary Time [B] 6/14/15

Ezekiel 17:22-24 In the First Reading, the prophet Ezekiel describes how, through the power of God, the delicate twig of God’s People grows into the mightiest of trees so that even the “birds of heaven” can make their nests within it. God’s power has no equal and we only need humbly to surrender to it...

June 3, 2015July 29, 2015by
Alarming Trends / Pew Research Data (5/14)
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Alarming Trends / Pew Research Data (5/14)

Earlier this week the PEW RESEARCH CENTER released more findings from their surveys regarding religious practices in the United States. Rest assured, the news hardly is good. Based on interviews with more than 35,000 Americans in all 50 states plus the District of Columbia from 2007 – 2014: Americans practicing Christianty continues to decline (Protestants...

May 14, 2015July 29, 2015by
Our Lady of Fatima (5/13)
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Our Lady of Fatima (5/13)

On May 13, 1917, Our Lady appeared to the three children Lucia, Francisco and Jacinta in Fatima, Portugal. She asked the children to return there on the thirteenth of each month for the following six months. Her message was simple and clear: pray the rosary and do penance for sins – prayer and penance. During...

May 13, 2015July 29, 2015by
Easter Sixth Sunday [B] 5/12/15
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Easter Sixth Sunday [B] 5/12/15

Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48 The First Reading shows us that the grace of becoming and remaining a Christian always is a free gift from God, Who pays no attention to a person’s status and lavishes divine love upon all people. John 15:9-17 Today’s Gospel Reading has the sound of a last will and testament. These...

May 5, 2015July 29, 2015by
Thank You Note (5/5)
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Thank You Note (5/5)

The note received from the second grader who celebrated her First Holy Communion along with 25 others this past Sunday reads: “Thank you for Preasting Little Flower.”

May 5, 2015July 29, 2015by
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