Tag Archives: Jesus

NAVIGATING UNCERTAINTIES

On this Wednesday of Holy Week, it might be good to reflect how far we have come on our Lenten journey. Consider where we were last year at this time – finding our way in a global pandemic landscape, unable … Continue reading

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Holy Week: Courageous Clarity

As we prepare for Good Friday and Easter Sunday a few things lurking around the corners of our hearts may chip away at our faith priorities. We may lack courage to open up the dark corners of our lives to … Continue reading

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Extravagant Love!

“Mary took a liter of costly perfumed oil made from genuine aromatic nard and anointed the feet of Jesus and dried them with her hair; the house was filled with the fragrance of the perfumed oil.”  (John 12:3) On this … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday: Ascending Love

On this Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion there is a great deal to contemplate. Jesus arrives triumphantly into Jerusalem on a donkey with people singing Hosannas and waving palms. A few Scripture readings later He ends up betrayed, scourged … Continue reading

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Difficult Journeys +Persevering Grace+

We are nearing the end of our Lenten journey. Easter is next Sunday! As we prepare to enter Holy Week, the somberness of Lent becomes more sobering as we journey with Jesus to Calvary. As He passed through the valley … Continue reading

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Planting Seeds of Love

On 24 March 1980 Archbishop Óscar Romero was assassinated while celebrating Mass at the Divina Providencia Chapel in San Salvador. Working tirelessly on behalf of justice, he planted sacrificial seeds of love in El Salvador that resound around the world. … Continue reading

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LEAD, KINDLY LIGHT

On this Fifth Sunday of Lent here are words from a beloved old hymn for our minds and hearts to contemplate, written by deeply spiritual Cardinal John Henry Newman (1801-1890) who is now a saint! Lead, kindly Light, amid the … Continue reading

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HOLD ON, SPRING IS OTW!

Today is the first day of Spring but it’s FREEEEEZING OUTSIDE. We had a few warm days last week, then wham! A huge storm hit Thursday night dropping balmy temps from the 60s to the 30s (18°C to 1°C.) Yesterday … Continue reading

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REDEMPTION CHILI

The other night Virginia the Cook spent two hours making a special dinner for her brother. Dusting off a favorite cornbread recipe she handily attacked the rest of the menu. Sopa Paraguaya cornbread has sautéed onions in it, yum! But, … Continue reading

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WE ARE NOT ALONE!

The past year has been filled with challenges of all shapes and sizes. For many it has been a lonely season with quarantines and so much of daily life canceled or “zoomed.” While vaccinations are increasing worldwide, many of us … Continue reading

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