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Prayer for the victims of yesterday’s tragedies.

Yesterday two terrible, bloody tragedies struck young school children in countries a half-a-globe apart. In the United States, a shooter went on a rampage in an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, killing 27 people including himself. In China, individual entered … Continue reading

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“Where there is no love, put love and you will draw out love…”

Hello everyone, a blessed feast day to you all! Today we celebrate the feast of one of my personal favorites – St. John of the Cross. St. John was one of the great reformers of the Carmelite Order and, together … Continue reading

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Blessed Mother, Queen of the New Advent–Pray for Us!

Hello everyone! Today is Saturday, the day of the week dedicated to the Blessed Mother. It is also First Saturday. Would you please join me in honoring our Mother using this prayer which I penned?  O Queen of Heaven, Hasten … Continue reading

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“Pro Orantibus Day” – Have you prayed for your contemplative religious yet today?

Wow, what a day! Today, we in the West (Roman Catholic Church) celebrate the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. This celebration is unique in that it is one of the few memorials also commemorated on the same day by … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Blessed Mother!

Happy Birthday! Today, the Church celebrates the birthday of a humble, lowly servant; a woman who played a pivotal role in Salvation History. This woman is none other than the Blessed Virgin Mary herself – Mother of Jesus and our … Continue reading

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A Hymn of Thanksgiving to Our Blessed Mother

Hello everyone! As you all know, I am trying to carry on the tradition of the Saturday devotion to the Blessed Mother, by posting a prayer or some other reflection in her honor. Yes, I’ll admit I have not been … Continue reading

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“For the sins of His own nation….”

 Hello everyone. One week left in Lent until Holy Week. How is it that time always seems to fly? I vividly remember Ash Wednesday like it was just yesterday. This spiritual “detour through the desert” is almost finished. Then we … Continue reading

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