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Alleluia, He is Risen…

Easter is the Celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ after his death by crucifixion. ...
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“Your King comes to you…. He rides a donkey”

The Donkey When fishes flew and forests walked And figs grew upon thorn, Some moment...
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Counting down to Holy Week and the Holy Triduum

The Liturgical Season of Lent ticks along, and Holy Week is fast approaching.  The time-line...
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“I am the Resurrection and the life”

As the figure of the cross looms, we will discover in the Gospels that Jesus...
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“….anyone who drinks the water that I shall give will never be thirsty again”

In this Sunday’s Gospel (John 4:5-41, or shorter version; 4:5-15.19-26.39-42) there is a beautiful exchange...
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“This is my Son, the Beloved; he enjoys my favour. Listen to him.”

The first reading (Genesis 12:1-4) for this Sunday tells us that for nearly two thousand...
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Liturgical Season of Lent

In Lent, we notice the starkness in our liturgies for Sundays and weekdays.  Some of...
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Prayer, Fasting and Almsgiving…. & Temptations

On Wednesday we began the season of Lent which is our preparation to celebrate the...
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“Do not be anxious about your life…..”

In the Gospel for this Sunday Jesus did not minced His words: “No man can...
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An eye for an eye…..

In this Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus continues with putting his mark on the Old Law: “You...
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