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Acts 13:44-52

Acts 13:44-52 New Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (NRSVCE) 44 The next Sabbath almost the whole city gathered to hear the word of the Lord.[a] 45 But when the Jews saw the crowds, they were filled with jealousy; […]

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St. Joseph the Worker

From the CatholicCulture.org:   The feast of St. Joseph the Worker was established by Pope Pius XII in 1955 in order to Christianize the concept of labor and give to all workmen a model and […]

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3 Things to Know About The Sign of the Cross

This is quick, but so good! If you have always thought the sign of the cross was just that weird thing Catholics do, here are some things about it that might surprise you. When I first became […]

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The Gospel reading for Tuesday of the Fourth Week of Easter is John 10:22-30. I’ve included the nine verses that follow this passage for my own meditation. John 10:22-39 Feast of the Dedication. 22 The feast of the […]

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Feast of St. Mark the Evangelist

Today’s passage is taken from the Lectionary reading for April 25, on the Feast of St. Mark the Evangelist. 1 Peter 5:8-10 The New American Bible, Revised Edition (NABRE) 8 Be sober and vigilant. Your […]

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So this happened…

We’ve taken the plunge. Paul and I have applied to begin studies at the Kino Catechetical Institute this fall. Assuming we’re accepted (and who knows, that might be a long shot!), I will enter the […]

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This year, for the first time in my memory, my birthday and Easter Sunday coincided in a happy celebration. My day started, of course, the night before, with all the Easter Vigil revelers coming home […]

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Easter Vigil 2015

I have been looking forward to this Easter Vigil for the last year, because I knew two very special people who were coming through RCIA and into the church this year. Here’s the note Paul wrote on […]

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