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The Feast of the Presentation of the Lord in the Temple

The  Feast of the Presentation of the Lord In the Temple ~ February 2nd, 2020. It’s also known as Candlemas Day when there’s often a procession with blessed candles through the church, or in Latin or European countries through the streets. The sacred candles to be used at the altar for the coming year are […]

The Legacy of a martyr ~ what are you willing to give your life for?

Dear Sisters and Brothers, Today, Monday, January, 20, 2020, 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 took an assassin’s bullet that he knew was waiting for him at any moment. It came while he […]

The Feast of the Baptism of the Lord ~ You are my beloved Son / You are my beloved Daughter

The Feast of the Baptism of the Lord ~ Sunday, January 12, 2020 This feast is part of the epiphany cycle of feasts …. It reveals a bit more of the meaning of the Incarnation of the Son of God, that is. our God entering our world and becoming flesh and blood like you and […]

The Feast of the Epiphany ~ Follow your Star!

The Feast of the Epiphany ~ Sunday, January 5th, 2020 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, that is, the […]