Monthly Archives: March 2015

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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Like the Spring Rains

Is your love like a morning cloud, like the dew that goes away early? Hosea says that God will come to us like the showers, like the spring rains that water the earth. (from Hosea 5:15b – 6:6) May God, who is … Continue reading

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The Most Holy One

The Most Holy One, our God is one. Our God is love.

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Do you hear God’s Voice?

If today you hear God’s voice, harden not your hearts. (from Psalm 95)

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The Law and the Prophets

Jesus taught his disciples: Do not think that I have come to abolish the law or the prophets; I have come not to abolish but to fulfill. (from Matthew 5) A society without law is a society without order and justice. … Continue reading

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A Tender Plea

With all your heart turn to me, for I am tender and compassionate. (from Joel 2)

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Naaman

There were also many lepers in Israel in the time of the prophet Elisha, and none of them was cleansed except Naaman the Syrian. (from 2Kings 5) Jesus said, “Truly I tell you, no prophet is accepted in the prophet’s hometown. … Continue reading

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Two Brothers

Once again we hear a story of siblings and a father’s love. The elder “righteous” brother is unforgiving of the younger “penitent” brother. The young men’s parent loves both of them. (from Luke 15:11-32) How does a parent feel when one … Continue reading

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