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Fifth Sunday of Lent

We can do this right now by serving the Lord and our neighbor as a gift to glorify God. “The Lord has done great things for us; we are filled with joy.” Psalm.126 Jesus loves us so much that he…

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Fourth Sunday of Lent

By Sabbath-keeping we are scheduling family quality time together, and most importantly, making the Eucharist the foundation of our family. The past few weeks Scripture has given us multiple models of faith lived out in the world over the past…

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Third Sunday of Lent

When we approach God, we must first believe that He exists, and secondly, that He rewards those who seek and obey Him.” Last week, Fr. Carmichael spoke to us in his homily about developing a deeper trust in God’s Divine…

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Second Sunday of Lent

Encourage the souls with whom you come in contact to trust in my infinite mercy. Oh, how I love those souls who have complete confidence in Me – I will do everything for them.”  These are the words of Jesus…

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First Sunday of Lent

Start by doing what is necessary; then do what is possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” This past Wednesday we celebrated Ash Wednesday, which begins the 6 weeks of Lent, a time for fasting, conversion, prayer and selfless…

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Merciful Forgiveness

Mother Teresa wrote, “To be able to love one another, we must pray much, for prayer gives a clean heart and a clean heart can see God in our neighbor. If now we have no peace, it is because we…

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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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