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Brainy Blessings!!

Last Sunday I made it to our campus ministry service after weeks of dashing to our big church (& missing church altogether for various reasons.) I like the CCM service as college students lead different parts of the worship and … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Strength

On this Tuesday of Holy Week here’s a prayer from a favorite saint, especially relevant when dark clouds loom large in our lives and we need the Light of Christ to lead us (and calm our trembling hearts.) “O Christ … Continue reading

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24 March 1980: Oscar Romero, a Life of Courageous Faith

Sometimes faith comes with a price – an expensive exchange if we’re serious about it. Consider Archbishop Oscar Romero, who in faith raised his voice against injustices pervading El Salvador and paid with his life, martyred on 24 March 1980 … Continue reading

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Courageous Creativity

Today we remember Joseph, husband of Mary, the mother of Jesus. Joseph took care of Mary & Jesus by creating things as a carpenter and whisking them away from danger when King Herod went on a killing spree. It must … Continue reading

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Quickie Quote: Perfection

Here’s a quickie quote to for our hearts to mind-munch today. “The Lord measures out perfection neither by the multitude nor the magnitude of our deeds, but by the manner in which we perform them.”  St. John of the Cross … Continue reading

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Roses in December!

Today, on the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, we honor the faith of Juan Diego, a native Indian in the 16th century who encountered a vision of Mary dressed in native attire on a hill near his village in … Continue reading

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Preponderating Childlike Wonder (Take-2)

There’s something about being childlike. Jesus said, “unless you change and become like a child, you will never enter the Kingdom of Heaven.” (Matthew 18:3) What does that mean? Papa always got a kick out of the fact that whilst … Continue reading

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