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A Plane Fell

A plane fell from the sky this week. People traveling from Barcelona to Duesseldorf, 150 people, including sixteen joyful German students returning home from visiting their foreign exchange friends in Spain who will never see their parents or village again. How much … Continue reading

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The Announcement

Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. You will conceive a child and he shall be called Jesus. (from Luke 1:26-38)

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The Cosmic Christ

When I am lifted up from the earth, I will draw all to myself, says the LORD. (from John 12)

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Women falsely accused

Susanna falsely accused by two lustful men of adultery sentenced to death. Enter Daniel who brought the truth to light and saved Susanna’s life. (from today’s scripture, Daniel 13:1-9, 15-17, 19-30, 33-64) March 19, 2015, Kabul, Afghanistan Farkhunda falsely accused of “burning … Continue reading

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Lenten Fish Fries

Friday fish fries in church halls: process in line, your turn next the volunteer asks baked or fried, cocktail or tartar sauce, what side would you like, roll or sandwich bun, what would you like to drink? Pay your money; … Continue reading

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St. Joseph’s Day

Joseph, a man who did not push away the young pregnant woman, but rather, pulled her to him in warm embrace absorbing the scorn, ridicule and shame transforming them into loving covenant, safety and protection. Joseph, man of compassion, strength, … Continue reading

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A Word from Isaiah

Sing for joy, O heavens, and exult, O earth; break forth, O mountains, into singing! For the Lord has comforted his people, and will have compassion on his suffering ones. (from Isaiah 49) The Lord is kind and merciful.  (from Psalm 145)

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St. Patrick’s Day

Christ be with me, Christ before me, Christ behind me, Christ in me, Christ beneath me, Christ above me (from St. Patrick’s Breastplate, St. Patrick 389-461) May Christ be with you this day. Happy St. Paddy’s Day!

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Healing Prayer

In today’s gospel, a royal official in Cana asked Jesus to heal his son who was near death in Capernaum. The official said to Jesus, “Sir, come down before my little boy dies.” Jesus said to him, “Go; your son will … Continue reading

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Faith And Works

For by grace you have been saved through faith, and this is not your own doing; it is a gift of God. This is not the result of works, so that no one may boast. For we are what he … Continue reading

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