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How does Jesus reveal the Father to us?

How does Jesus reveal the Father to us?

| May 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

I was 19 when my cousin came to live with my family. He was just out of the Marines. He was not doing very well and was lost in many ways.

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What are some obstacles to hearing the voice of God, and how can they be overcome?

What are some obstacles to hearing the voice of God, and how can they be overcome?

| May 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

clearly remember Captain Picard from “Star Trek: The Next Generation” looking at a contraption on a wall and saying, “Tea, Earl Grey, hot.”

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Why do we see others, but not ourselves, as images of God?

Why do we see others, but not ourselves, as images of God?

| February 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Was the original sin of Adam and Eve a matter of simply disobeying God’s command to not eat of a certain tree when tempted by a snake?

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When you realize that God never forgets you

When you realize that God never forgets you

| February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

I will be showing my age and possibly run the risk of losing many Generation X and millennial readers when I use this example, but sometimes when I feel at the end of my rope, or look around at the state of the world or even look at how my day-to-day life can seem out of control, I often think of a 1970s television show called “Hee Haw.”

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Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you

Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you

| February 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

A grieving mother, speaking to the press after her son was charged with a deadly act of terrorism, is incredulous. “I don’t know where this came from. We have a loving home. Our family always has been respectful and caring,” she says. “Why would he do this? That’s not who we are!”

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Feb. 19: Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

Feb. 19: Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

| February 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Daily readings fro Sunday, Feb. 19, to Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017

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Using God’s gifts of free will and his commandments to make daily decisions

Using God’s gifts of free will and his commandments to make daily decisions

| February 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Most people would agree that living an ethical life boils down to our personal choices between “good” and “evil.”

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Learning to place your trust fully in the Lord

Learning to place your trust fully in the Lord

| December 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

For nine months after the angel Gabriel’s annunciation, Mary pondered his message about her miraculous child to be.

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Celebrating the Nativity

Celebrating the Nativity

| December 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Why does Christmas bring out the best in us? Powerful enough to induce a 24-hour cease-fire with music among combatants in World War I, the image of an innocent infant in a barnyard manger offering peace and hope to a broken world causes hearts to pause and consider the possibility.

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What is your relationship with the Holy Spirit?

What is your relationship with the Holy Spirit?

| December 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

On more than one occasion, I’ve heard the Holy Spirit described as the “forgotten” member of the Trinity — and I can understand why.

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