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Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Today’s Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, the solemn dogma defined by Blessed Pope Pius IX in 1854, was transferred from the 8th because of the Sunday Liturgy. Through the centuries the Church has become ever more aware that Mary, “full … Continue reading

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Preparing for Spiritual Battle

Now, when we read the phrase ‘Spiritual battle’ it often invokes images of the mighty battle that raged in the heavens between the once favored Lucifer and St. Michael the Archangel. It is the battle in which Lucifer was cast … Continue reading

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Maintaining Our Sense of Sacred

As the calendar propels us thru these final months of the year, taking us right smack into the fast approaching ‘holiday season,’ we must hold back and remember where our hearts lie. Even though we have come to that time … Continue reading

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Feast of the Holy Souls

A Prayer For The Souls In Purgatory O most gentle Heart of Jesus, ever present in the Blessed Sacrament, ever consumed with burning love for the poor captive souls in Purgatory, have mercy on the souls of Thy departed servants. … Continue reading

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True Peace Comes From the Lord

We have all been there, heck, I imagine many of us are there right now, rocking in an unsteady boat.. So often, we spend years… perhaps even, the majority of our days, caught in the chaotic unbalance of the world, … Continue reading

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Praying in These Uncertain Times

For the past several days in Florida we have been cautiously watching the reports, and now, as we are watching the videos that show the absolute devastation that has been wrought on the Bahamas we are feeling uncertain and fearful … Continue reading

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The Great Sin of Complaining — HOPE IN THE STORM

This post was submitted by our friend Supertradmum. Please pray for her as she faces her final days on earth. As some of you know, I am dying of cancer. Now, most of us who are chronically ill may be … Continue reading

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