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Daily Scriptures: April 13 – April 27, 2014

Daily Scriptures: April 13 – April 27, 2014

| April 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sunday, April 13
Palm Sunday – Passion of the Lord
Matthew 21:1-11
Isaiah 50:4-7
Philippians 2:6-11
Matthew 26:14–27:66

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Rediscover: Easter

Rediscover: Easter

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Praying during the three holiest days of the year
Walking with Jesus: Ham Lake youth perform the Passion
‘Give Him 5’ prayer ministry aims to bring people closer to Christ

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Marriage and annulments: continuing the discussion

Marriage and annulments: continuing the discussion

| Father Michael Schmitz | April 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

In a previous column I wrote about how Christ’s words regarding divorce and remarriage give an ultimate weight to marriage. I wrote how, when a person enters into a sacramental marriage, it is an unbreakable bond. An annulment does not “undo” the sacrament of marriage, but establishes that a sacrament never existed in the first place.

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Victory through humility

Victory through humility

| Deacon Joseph Kirembwe | April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

With the beginning of Holy Week, we focus intently on the mystery of our salvation. The Palm Sunday liturgy paints the picture of joy, and at the same time invites us to meditate on Jesus’ sufferings. By identifying with the mystery of Jesus’ suffering, death and resurrection, we experience a great liberation, a pass-over from various sins and enslavement to a life of joy and freedom.

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Rediscover: prayer with Scripture

Rediscover: prayer with Scripture

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

– Ancient prayer practice offers simple way to talk to God
– Couple falls head over heels over ‘lectio divina’
– The storyteller

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How often do priests go to confession? Sign of cross when passing a church?

How often do priests go to confession? Sign of cross when passing a church?

| Father Kenneth Doyle | March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

I have often heard priests encouraging Catholics to go to confession more regularly, and I’m wondering how often priests themselves go to confession. Is there a rule on this? And if there is no rule, what is the general practice?

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Overcome spiritual blindness: See the world through the eyes of God

Overcome spiritual blindness: See the world through the eyes of God

| Deacon Joseph Kavuma | March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Midway into the Lenten season, on this fourth Sunday we encounter Jesus healing the blind man.

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Daily Scriptures: March 16 – March 30, 2014

Daily Scriptures: March 16 – March 30, 2014

| March 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sunday, March 16
Second Sunday of Lent
Genesis 12:1-4a
2 Timothy 1:8b-10
Matthew 17:1-9

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Rediscover: a prayer routine

Rediscover: a prayer routine

| March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

How do we cultivate good prayer habits?
Making time for God will give your life purpose, peace
‘Prayer Process’ helps form regular conversations with God
My prayer routine

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Annulment criteria: Did a sacramental marriage exist?

Annulment criteria: Did a sacramental marriage exist?

| Father Michael Schmitz | March 13, 2014 | 2 Comments

What’s the concept of an annulment? It seems like it is just a term for “Catholic divorce.”

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When we suffer with Jesus, we grow in union with him

When we suffer with Jesus, we grow in union with him

| Deacon Paul Shovelain | March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Have you ever been somewhere, and you didn’t want to leave? That is how St. Peter felt at the Transfiguration, which we hear in this Sunday’s Gospel.

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Daily Scriptures: March 2 – March 16, 2014

Daily Scriptures: March 2 – March 16, 2014

| March 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sunday, March 2
Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Isaiah 49:14-15
1 Corinthians 4:1-5
Matthew 6:24-34

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