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Holy Thursday: He Was Who He Was

Last summer, when I was a counselor at a Catholic summer camp, my fellow counselors and I held a foot washing service on the second night of session.  All of upper middle quad (cabins 8, 9, and 10) piled into cabin nine, numbering about three dozen campers in total.  We read them the same scripture […]

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Beatitudes and blindness

I’m sure on some level we are familiar with the eight Beatitudes found in the gospel of St. Matthew; they are teachings from Jesus. For all who try to understand blindness, and for those who may be unsure of how to react to any disability, this short entry is for you: Blessed are they who refrain […]

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A prayer For Perfect Trust

If you are on the East coast, I’m certain you are experiencing the lovely warm unseasonably temps of November. Typically at this time of year we would be either contending with snow, rain or colder temperatures. However, this year God has been quite kind to us with a few days of 70 degree weather. While […]

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Jesus, the model parent

There are so many ways in which I wish I could be more Christ-like. Of course, we all strive for these qualities, as we should, but it never ceases to amaze me how many new and different ways Christ shows me the ways to be better than I am. I realized another facet recently. Patience. […]

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It is more important to BE LOVED, than to GIVE LOVE

Shocking isn’t it? But it’s true. Upon listening to Catholic radio on my drive in to work in the morning (which I suggest everyone do, whether through a local station or streaming on an app, as it is so much better than local news and radio), I heard a conversation that focused on addiction. A […]

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