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Wednesday of the 2nd week of Easter

The angel said to Peter and John “Go and take your place in the temple area, and tell the people everything about this life.” In our modern scientific world where everything is put to the scrutiny of an empirical test, we divide faith and science into two opposed realms. Faith[…]

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Prayer for 4/22

The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom should I fear? The LORD is my life’s refuge; of whom should I be afraid? When evildoers come at me to devour my flesh, These my enemies and foes themselves stumble and fall. Though an army encamp against me, my heart[…]

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Prayer for Monday of the 2nd week of Easter

Heavenly father, I am your humble servant, I come before you today in need of hope. There are times when I feel helpless, There are times when I feel weak. I pray for hope. I need hope for a better future. I need hope for a better life. I need[…]

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Saturday of Easter Week

We often forget the gravity and importance of Mary Magdalene being the first person to witness the Resurrection. In 1st century society women were considered dumb and gossipy meaning that the general feel from the people is that women could not be trusted as witnesses. Yet, Jesus appeared first to[…]

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Divine Mercy Novena Day 8

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. “Today bring to Me THE SOULS WHO ARE DETAINED IN PURGATORY, and immerse them in the abyss of My mercy. Let the torrents of My Blood cool down their scorching flames. All these souls[…]

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Thursday of Easter Week

Have you ever wondered what the Resurrection of the body will be like? What will we look like? How will we appear to others? What kind of marks or features will our bodies have? Will we have flesh and bones? Well…these questions are sort of answered in today’s Gospel account[…]

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Divine Mercy Novena Day 7

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. “Today bring to Me THE SOULS WHO ESPECIALLY VENERATE AND GLORIFY MY MERCY, and immerse them in My mercy. These souls sorrowed most over my Passion and entered most deeply into My spirit. They[…]

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Wednesday of Easter Week

Luke’s post-Resurrection account is full of details and a beautiful summary of all four of the Gospels. We start out on the first day of the week, the day of the Resurrection with two of Jesus’ disciples traveling to Emmaus. Like the situation from Sunday, Jesus appears but they do[…]

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Divine Mercy Novena Day 6

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. “Today bring to Me THE MEEK AND HUMBLE SOULS AND THE SOULS OF LITTLE CHILDREN, and immerse them in My mercy. These souls most closely resemble My Heart. They strengthened Me during My bitter[…]

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Tuesday of Easter Week

John’s Gospel is one of the most complex of the Gospels. He tends to add layers and layers of meaning with every word and phrase. Today’s Gospel is no exception. Mary Magdalene was the first to experience Jesus resurrected because she came to the tomb weeping. I think we often[…]

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