Tag Archives: HHS Mandate

Novena to the Holy Spirit (Day 4)

   When the Holy Spirit – the Third Person of the Blessed Trinity – seals us in the Sacrament of Confirmation, He brings Seven Gifts. One of these gifts is the Gift of Fortitude, which strengthens us against temptation and … Continue reading

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“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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“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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