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Hiatus

When real life calls, blogging moves to the back burner. And boy, has life been real lately: surgery, moving, et alli. I’m dusting off the blog and will be returning shortly to this space  with commentary and photos. yeah, wating … Continue reading

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Bishop Homilies On The Holy Family

I came across two homilies given today that I thought worth sharing with you. The first, Archbishop Jose Gomez, of Los Angeles. Listen for these gems his Excellency shared at the cathedral this morning: “In God’s plan of love, marriage … Continue reading

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Feast Of The Holy Family

“Dear brothers and sisters! Today is the feast of the Holy Family of Nazareth. In the liturgy the passage from Luke’s Gospel presents the Virgin Mary and St. Joseph who, faithful to tradition, go to Jerusalem for the Passover with … Continue reading

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Life’s Paths…..

Don’t always take us where we want to go….

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Remember December: Mother and Child

from the archives The month of December always encompasses the seasons of Advent and Christmas. It is a month of noteworthy days about mothers and children, all leading up to the birth of the One Child. It foreshadows joy and … Continue reading

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Pray For The Peace Of Jerusalem (Psalm 122:6)

At the root of every act of violence against one’s neighbour there is a concession to the “thinking” of the evil one, the one who “was a murderer from the beginning” (Jn 8:44). As the Apostle John reminds us: “For … Continue reading

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Voting As A Catholic

Did you know that the Holy See has answered some questions on how Catholics participate in political life? It can be found here: DOCTRINAL NOTE on some questions regarding The Participation of Catholics in Political Life “The Congregation for the … Continue reading

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Faith Without Works Is Dead

Yesterday during his Wednesday audience the Holy Father spoke of  Catholic faith and its role in the life of the individual and the community at large. In particular he made the distinction between faith as personal yet not a private. … Continue reading

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Prayer for the Election

Every election is important. Of course. Every election is historic. Obviously. But no other election had riding on it life and liberty like this one. Pray. Pray. Pray. O God, we acknowledge you today as Lord, Not only of individuals, … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July! Fireworks Cancelled?

In some areas of the country it’s just too dry to try – fireworks, that is. In case you’re missing out on the real thing this 4th of July, soothe your inner pyro here. Happy 4th of  July! And now, … Continue reading

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