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Constanza Medical Mission

I ask for your prayers as we are seeking medical professionals to join us in mission to serve the abject poor in the mountainous region of Constanza, Dominican Republic.  Last November I had the privilege of joining a group of …

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World Day of the Sick

Every person is, and always remains a human being, and is to be treated as such. This Monday, February 11th the Church celebrates World Day of the Sick. This day was instituted by Pope St. John Paul II in 1992…

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Virtue Is A Habit

“Virtue can not take root without the help of temptation…Faith, hope, charity, chastity and patience and every virtue must be tried. Otherwise there would be no virtue.” C.S. Lewis once said that our morning prayer should begin like this: “Lord,…

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World Youth Day Pilgrimage

“In meditation a Christian seeks silence so as to experience intimacy with God and to find peace in his presence. He hopes for the sensible experience of his presence, which is an undeserved gift of grace; he does not expect…

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World Youth Day Panama

“I am the servant of the Lord. May it be done to me according to your word.” (Lk 1:38) The verse above comes from Luke’s Gospel account of the birth of Jesus being foretold, when the angel Gabriel came to…

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Epiphany of the Lord

“We saw His star at its rising and have come to do him Homage” This weekend we celebrate the Epiphany of the Lord. A time when the three magi or kings traveled from distant lands following a star. What they…

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Happy New Year

All the nations that you have brought into being will come and fall down in adoration, oh Lord, they will bring glory to your name.” (Psalm 86:9) Wow! The Christmas Season brings with it a power house of celebrations, beginning…

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Waiting In Joyful Hope

I hope that you are enjoying the small reflection book Father Carmichael provided for each of us during this year’s season of Advent and Christmas. The theme of the reflection book this year is: Waiting in Joyful Hope, and I…

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