Tag Archives: Lent

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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Costly Worship: Mary & Martha

On this Monday of Holy Week, we remember Mary’s act of worship anointing the feet of Jesus with costly perfume. I’d like to imagine Martha, her sister, sitting next to her with a towel (so nothing stained the carpet.) Sometimes … Continue reading

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Passion Sunday: The Cross & Unforgiving Ire

Sometimes I wonder how God puts up with us broken clay pots. We get so worked up over niddly, piddly things (‘he said, she said’ and ‘he did this, she did that’) when Jesus asks us to forgive others and … 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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beauteous wayside sacraments (quickie quote!)

On this last Friday of Lent, here’s a quickie quote to challenge our hearts. “Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything that is beautiful; for beauty is God’s handwriting – a wayside sacrament. Welcome it in every fair face, in … Continue reading

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World Water Day: Water! Water! Water!

As we commemorate World Water Day 2018 there is certainly much to celebrate. Since this day began 25 years ago many more people (2 billion) have access to safe water globally. However, 11% of the world’s population still do not have … Continue reading

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peace within…

Today here’s a quote from one of my favorite saints for our hearts to contemplate. “May today there be peace within. May you trust God that you are exactly where you are meant to be.  May you not forget the … Continue reading

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