We are truly blessed in our country to have the freedoms that we have. Our country certainly isn’t perfect, and we must continue to fight to keep our freedoms, but still, in many ways we are truly blessed. Let us take a moment to thank God for our freedom, and the grace to use our
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“When he had said this, as they were looking on, he was lifted up, and a cloud took him from their sight. While they were looking intently at the sky as he was going, suddenly two men dressed in white garments stood beside them. They said, “Men of
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He is Risen, Alleluia! Wishing you all a blessed and holy and Happy Easter!
Andrew coloring Easter eggs yesterday
(P.S. There will not be a post tomorrow, Easter Monday. There will, however, be a weekly mediation on Wednesday for those who are signed up!)
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Andrew with his second grade CCD teacher after the First Confession ceremony.
On Saturday, Andrew and his CCD classmates made their first Sacrament of Reconciliation in preparation for his First Holy Communion in April. Our Pastor, Sister Elizabeth and the second grade teachers did a nice job putting together a little ceremony. First
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For many non-Catholics (and many NEW Catholics) Ash Wednesday can seem a little strange. Why would anyone want to walk around with ashes on their head all day? And many cradle Catholics have been going to mass and getting ashes every year without understanding why.
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Everyone is getting and giving candy and flowers and planning delicious meals because to day is SAINT Valentine’s day. That’s right. Most people have taken off the “saint” part, but today is the feast of a priest who was martyred for his faith. Actually, it is believed that
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“Now Saul, still breathing murderous threats against the disciples of the Lord,a went to the high priest and asked him for letters to the synagogues in Damascus, that, if he should find any men or women who belonged to the Way, he might bring them back to Jerusalem in chains. On his journey, as he
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In order to help us grow in our faith, the Church encourages many different types of devotions and dedications. Our Mother Church also encourages us to use these devotions to delve deeper into our faith. One way She does this is by encouraging weekly and monthly devotions dedicated to a particular saint or article of
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