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Christ IS Baptized

All of us come to moments in our lives that turn out to be crossroads in our future. Many times we can see these moments coming, like a marriage proposal, or that first purchase of a home, or career advancement, some (maybe even many) of these moments sneak up...

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Good News? It Depends

OK, I’ve got good news and bad news, and, it turns out it’s the same news. Confused? Don’t be. One man’s Good News is another man’s bad news, and, as usual, it depends on the condition of your desires and your perspective. Take the financial markets, for instance. When bonds...

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Have You Seen God?

Christ is born! “To Make the Invisible Visible.” These were the words of a catechist to a catechumen when he was asked why would God become a man? The Christian Faith is unique among all world religions in this mystery of God in the Flesh. Oh, to be sure...

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The Kingdom Is At Hand!

Alexander Graham Bell once said, “Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.” And that is so very true. Why do you think the Church always has us prepare for the great Feasts of the Faith with a time of fasting and preparation? Because you truly miss the...

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Happy New Year!

May God bless and keep you and your family at the beginning of this New calendar Year. As we say at the beginning of the Church Year on September 1st: “You who created all things in Your infinite wisdom, and set the times by Your own authority, grant Your...

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Empty Talkers

Have you ever heard the expression “beat the air?” It’s been around a long time in English and it means to “continue futile attempts” and “fight to no purpose.” St. Paul used this idea in 1 Corinthians when he said that he didn’t “run aimlessly” and he didn’t “fight...

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All One Origin!

Christ is born! Fear is an emotion that has both a psychological and physical response. When I am afraid, my knees knock; my hands sweat; my mind races; and my heart beats faster, all in response to fear! Funny how my body reacts the same way to being in...

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Are You Thirsty?

Christ is born! Glorify Him! My doctor looked at me and said “Father, your body is thirsty! You need to drink more water!” What I mistook for hunger was actually my body being thirsty! Wow, what a revelation. So, it is with our lives. We can mistake our thirst...

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Stephen, Full of Grace and Power

Christ is Born! “That boy is so hard-headed he wouldn’t even notice a rock hitting him between the eyes.” My grandmother had a way with words, but I’ve known people like this; so set in their ways that not even plain evidence would move them to change their ways....

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