Category Archives: Lent

The Man Born Blind

Sunday’s Gospel was the story of the Man Born Blind, how Christ healed him up, of the blindness, and healed his heart also. John 9:1-41 As Jesus passed by he saw a man blind from birth. His disciples asked him, … Continue reading

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Yesterday Was The Third Sunday In Lent

Last Sunday (yesterday) the Gospel reading was from John, about The Woman at the Well, one of the longer Gospel readings in the year, even the abbreviated version is longer than usual. (This is only an excerpt.) Gospel of John Chapter … Continue reading

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Lent is a Time…

Lent is a time for turning away from sin and toward God. This being Good Friday, it is an especially good time. If thine eye offend thee… Accordingly, my other blog, on which I would discourse on things social and … Continue reading

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Join The “Away Team”

You say you have been feeling a bit “dry” lately in your spiritual life? You say you feel Jesus is somehow “distant”, and not right with you every step of the way? And you say it may just be a … Continue reading

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And then, there is continuity…

As reported by Father Robert Barron in his video series  “Catholicism” The scene in April 2005, as Pope Benedict stepped out onto the loggia of St. Peter’s Basilica for the first time as pope to bless the crowds: the pope … Continue reading

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Stations of the Cross

On Good Friday. From Rome. http://www.vatican.va/news_services/liturgy/2015/documents/ns_lit_doc_20150403_via-crucis-meditazioni_en.html

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Good Friday

Jn 18:1—19:42 Jesus went out with his disciples across the Kidron valley to where there was a garden, into which he and his disciples entered. Judas his betrayer also knew the place, because Jesus had often met there with his … Continue reading

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Holy Thursday

+ And instead of a weekday Mass this morning, we prayed the Morning Prayer. Some folks had a problem with following along. The Liturgy of the Hours is normally confusing to someone who’s never done it (it certainly was for … Continue reading

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Blast From The Past

Here’s an Oldie, but a Goody. My daughter once met the lady who sings this, and said she was very kind to all her fans, especially the kids.  

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Who Is The Son of the Father? — A Meditation for Holy Week

“Give Us Barabbas!” the crowd shouted . Were they confused as to who they wanted? In the older manuscripts, the one who was freed was named Jesus bar Abbas. Jesus son of the Father. He was a revolutionary, an insurrectionist. … Continue reading

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