Monthly Archives: April 2012

“There is No Greater Love!”

 A reading from the Holy Gospel according to John;  “Jesus said: ‘I am the Good Shepherd. A good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. A hired man, who is not a shepherd and whose sheep are not his … Continue reading

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“Receive the Holy Spirit.”

 Praise the Lord! This is the one week anniversary of my receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation. One week ago today, I was made a fully initiated member of the Catholic Church. One week ago today, His Excellency Auxiliary Bishop Donald … Continue reading

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!!!Happy Birthday, Your Holiness!!!

   “Happy Birthday Holy Father!” That’s right, today, His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI is celebrating his 85th. birthday. On this day, 85 years ago, in Marktl, Bavaria, Germany, Mr. Joseph Ratzinger Sr. and Mrs. Maria Ratzinger welcomed their little boy, … Continue reading

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Salve, Regina, Mater misericordiæ – Hail, Holy Queen, Mother of MERCY

   In posting my last post, I set a personal record – posting 100 posts. In not posting anything since then ‘till today, I set another personal record – the longest distance of time between posts. Since it’s a record … Continue reading

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“Praise the Lord for He is Good”– this it my 100th post.

 Praise The Lord! This is my 100th. post! Exactly 9 months and 2 weeks ago, I was sitting at my computer desk, hopelessly lost in Blogging for Dummies, WordPress for Dummies and Teach Yourself Visually WordPress, trying to figure out … Continue reading

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“Oh, how sad and sore distressed….” (Posted a day late)

   Yes, I know all of you who checked into my blog yesterday were disappointed upon not finding my usual Saturday post, dedicated to the Blessed Mother. I do apologize, I was on my Confirmation retreat all day yesterday and … Continue reading

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