A Christmas Meditation

So I don’t think I could give a better meditation on Christmas Day than that of Francis Fernandez’s “In Coversation with God”. I have decided to share with you his words on these holy day and through-out the season of Christmas. At our┬áChristmas Vigil Mass we were challenged to think about what Christmas means to…

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On The Third Day of Christmas

On The Third Day of Christmas Everyone knows that at this time of the year people tend to reflect. But what are they reflecting on this third day of Christmas? The past? What we want for our future? Who we are today? Today I think about the present – my present work, my parent’s presence,…

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Who is Saint Stephen?

Who is Saint Stephen? Tradition tells us – He was the first Martyr of the Church. We’re puzzled that in the joy of the Christmas Season, we are thrown into the reality of what it means to be a witness for Christ. The word Martyr means simple – a witness. As I listened to the…

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The Cardinal Virtues

The Cardinal Virtues   I was at a recent meditation where the topic of discussion was on temperance.   You cannot speak about Temperance without speaking about the other virtues.   As such you can probably guess where we’re heading to in our little discussions.   For the next few weeks I’m hoping to focus…

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June 26th – St. Josemaria Escriva

Today – June 26th marks the Feast Day of the one of 20th Century saints. Canonized on October 6th 2002 by Blessed John Paul II. Today we thank God for his servant St. Josemaria Escriva for bringing the message of sanctification in the ordinary duties of a Christian to the Church and to the world.…

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St. John The Apostle and Evangelist

St. John, Pray for us! Ah Yes, the adolescent disciple. Tradition really makes it pretty clear that St. John was the youngest of Jesus’ disciples. He was the disciple that Jesus loved! We often think of John as a young lad. He reminds of purity, both in body and in heart. We very often prescribe…

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Epiphany

Epiphany   Epiphany (manifestation, appearance, to show). Epiphany is defined as “the manifestation of Jesus as Messiah of Israel, Son of God and Saviour of all the world.” The Feast of the Epiphany celebrates the adoration of the Christ child by the Wise Men who were guided to Jesus by the star.     It…

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Why You should Read I am Catholic

I Am Catholic – the Paths We All Take   How did I Am Catholic come to be. Well I am NOT a writer – let’s get that straight. I didn’t major in English, Journalism or Literature. I majored in Engineering. Every time I asked my professor who to spell engineer he would laugh and…

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The First Friday of the Year

The First Friday of the Year Although this First Friday is almost coming to an end, I wanted to share with you some of the things that our priest talked to us about this morning. Every First Friday at the 9am Mass there is Benediction in our parish. This morning being the first Friday of…

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Epiphany Message

Epiphany Message So this morning I was a little surprised when Father said that we were celebrating Epiphany today! I thought it was fixed to January 6th! (And I was wondering how I was going to get to Mass this Tuesday) Never the less I thought I would share some of the points from his…

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