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Holy Saturday – Don’t Hide From Death

Posted By Post Date: April 23, 2022

We are a death-denying culture. In the US, the Funeral business is a $20 Billion industry employing over 13,000 people nationwide! And, in 2016 we crossed that line where over half of the American’s who passed away choose cremation over a burial. If we don’t choose cremation, we apply...

Holy and Great Friday – Destroying Death BY Death

Posted By Post Date: April 22, 2022

On this Holy Friday: Let us pray to the Lord, O God and Father: How can the light of the sun pierce the terrible darkness of this day and its events? Your only Son, the true light, in the darkness of his ordeal, was pleased to embrace in his...

Holy Thursday – Betrayed By A Friend

Posted By Post Date: April 21, 2022

On this Holy Thursday: Let us pray to the Lord, O you whose love for us is eternal and unchanging: Today, as your Son reclined at the table with his chosen friends, he gave them the mysteries of his life-giving love for us, to be present forever on the...

Holy Wednesday – Anointed With Oil!

Posted By Post Date: April 20, 2022

On this Holy Wednesday: Let us pray to the Lord, O Lord who, in Your mercies and bounties, heals the disorders of our souls and bodies, do, the same Master, sanctify this Oil, that it may be effectual for those who shall be anointed therewith, unto healing, and unto...

Happy Birthday Fr. Barnabas

Posted By Post Date: April 19, 2022

Dear Faithful Partners of Faith Encouraged Ministries, Every year we reach out to you to help us celebrate Fr. Barnabas’ birthday during the month of April. This year he turns 62 on April 20 – Holy Wednesday Recently he told me these years approaching “retirement age” fill him with...

Holy Tuesday – What Don’t You Know?

Posted By Post Date: April 19, 2022

On this Holy Tuesday: Let us pray to the Lord. O you who observe all things with your eye that never sleeps, who afford us such saving lessons in your desire to grant mercy to all who seek it: We give thanks to you for raising us from bed...

A Crowd Is Dangerous – Palm Sunday Homily

Posted By Post Date: April 18, 2022

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Holy Monday – Given To Another!

Posted By Post Date: April 18, 2022

On this Holy Monday: Let us pray to the Lord, O you who observe all things with your eye that never sleeps, who afford us such saving lessons in your desire to grant mercy to all who seek it: We give you thanks for this evening that brings us...

The “Good” Wife

Posted By Post Date: April 15, 2022

My grandmother once told me “Son, a good woman is hard to find.” The longer I live, the more I think that it’s the fault of bad men that this saying may be accurate. But what does that even mean after all? Good according to what measure? Is it...

Clear Headed Sobriety

Posted By Post Date: April 14, 2022

In my old law enforcement days, I served on the DUI Task Force in our local community. This was when Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD) was just getting started and there was a real push to get impaired drivers off the road. We had to do extensive training on...