Prayer for 4/3

Almighty God, who guides and watches all, watch over those who are separated from family and friends, bring hope and patience in their lives as they await to be reunited with those who love them. Protect and watch over all those confined to their homes, may this trial not become[…]

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Prayer for 4/2

Psalm 8 O LORD, our Lord,how awesome is your name through all the earth!I will sing of your majesty above the heavens with the mouths of babes and infants.  You have established a bulwark against your foes,to silence enemy and avenger.  When I see your heavens, the work of your[…]

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Prayer for 4/1

God, teach us what it means to have faith in silence. When we face trials that are beyond our understanding, help us to find peace. Help me be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, and faithful in prayer. You set all things in accordance with your time. Remind us to[…]

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Wednesday of the 5th week of Lent

Again we have some more cryptic language from Jesus. Yet, what he is commenting on is rather important to us. Jesus is calling out the Jews for their immense adherence to the covenant and laws. Everything starts with Abraham. Abraham is the father of the Jewish faith as well as[…]

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Prayer for 3/31/20

Prayer for Tuesday 3/31/20 O Great Divine Physician, who brings healing to our bodies and souls, bless those who are tasked with the care of the sick and infirm. Give them patience and strength, courage and wisdom, and protect them from the diseases they fight against. Help all those who[…]

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Tuesday of the 5th week of Lent

Jesus’ words in John’s Gospel are quite strange if not confusing. He begins a conversation in such a way that it feels like we will understand what his point will be. Then, after about half way through the conversation, everything changes and the whole conversation becomes confusing. By the end[…]

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Update on activities at Holy Cross

After reflecting on the newest mandates and starting to move forward on a few new projects, I felt it wise to explain how all this stuff is working out. All public Sacraments are suspended except in extreme cases. Therefore there will be no Baptisms, Confirmations, Confessions, Masses, Marriages until the[…]

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Prayer for Monday 3/30

Psalm 23  The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. In verdant pastures he gives me repose; Beside restful waters he leads me; he refreshes my soul. He guides me in right paths for his name’s sake. Even though I walk in the dark valley I fear no evil;[…]

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Monday of the 5th week of Lent

The story of Daniel and Susanna is mix of emotions with a happy ending. If you have not read the story, I highly recommend it since it is the first reading for Mass today (Daniel 13). The main message for both the story of Susanna and the adulterous woman is[…]

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Reflection for the 5th Sunday of Lent

I chose to record the reflections in contrast to the others that are written. If you wish to hear the reflection, go to catholicchat.podbean.com. If you prefer a written version, please email me at frcwilliams@holycrossmt.org and I will supply a written version. Fr. Cody

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