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January 25th, 2018 ~ The Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul the Apostle Paul was an amazing man. He was small of stature; he refused to depend on charity–thus, he worked as a tentmaker wherever he went. After he was severely beaten, he was in constant pain, but went on and on and on, […]
Late this past week, multitudes of people from throughout the United States assembled in our nation’s capital to pray and peacefully protest against legalized abortion. It was the forty-fifth such March for Life, which has been held annually to mark the anniversary of Roe v. Wade. The event raises questions about the approach of a […]
Dear Sisters and Brothers, I want to share with you what I wrote to Fifty-some friends on a New Year’s note I sent in lieu of a Christmas card. . . After realizing what our President has done, I’m so anxious about what will happen to the dolphins and whales as the oil companies […]
Dear Sisters and Brothers, Today, Monday, January, 15, 2018, we honor a great American ~ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He was 39 when he was martyred on April 4, 1968. On that fateful day, Dr. King was gunned down by an assassin’s bullet while he was leading a strike for sanitation workers. He inspired […]
The Feast of the Baptism of the Lord~Monday, January 8, 2018 This feast marks the end of the Christmas season. In the Eastern Churches, it is the primary focus of the Epiphany celebration, the primary focus of their Christmas. It reveals further the meaning of the Incarnation of the Son of God, that is. our […]
The Feast of the Epiphany ~ Sunday, January 7th, 2018 Today’s feast day has several meanings. In the Roman Church we celebrate the story of the Magi visiting Jesus and offering him gifts. In the Eastern churches, they focus on the story of the Baptism of the Lord. Both celebrate the manifestation, the revelation of […]