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Always be Ready

4 years ago

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This past Sunday, our parish held its annual Parish Picnic at a beautiful county park.  We celebrated Mass under the trees with a soft late summer breeze rustling through the trees (and knocking down plenty of acorns!)  Every family brings a dish to pass, and a crew of men spent all night Saturday with grills…

Brief thoughts for a Brief Week of Advent!

5 years ago

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The Liturgical Calendar is interesting this year, with Christmas falling on a Monday.  Today is the Fourth Sunday of Advent, but we will be in Christmastime by nightfall!  I think it is a bit ironic, since I was feeling unprepared for Advent, let alone Christmas this year.  But it almost feels like a reminder that…

Are You Ready for Him?

5 years ago

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Yesterday, I shared this reflection at my Lay Dominican meeting.  After a few tweaks, I thought I’d share it here, too! ***************************************************** In the Gospel passage for this weekend, we hear Jesus telling us to be watchful, to keep our eyes open. Jesus issues this directive many times throughout the Gospels. It is very clear…

Always Thankful

5 years ago

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Remember when I said I was going to do one of these posts every Wednesday this month?  Oh well… this turned into something different than originally planned, and is finally being completed.  But hopefully, it will touch you in some way. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I am continuing to keep myself focused on the…

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