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Put yourself in Gospel scene to fully hear John’s message of faith

Put yourself in Gospel scene to fully hear John’s message of faith

| Deacon Manuel Gomez | April 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

When I was a teenager, I attended a workshop on prayer.

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Eavesdrop on conversation between Jesus and a disciple on Palm Sunday

Eavesdrop on conversation between Jesus and a disciple on Palm Sunday

| March 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Imagine you are the beloved disciple walking next to Jesus as he rides into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday.

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Love is more than Valentine’s cards and puppy dogs

Love is more than Valentine’s cards and puppy dogs

| Jeremy Ploof | March 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

The readings for Mass the weekend of March 18 tell of Jesus’ great love for you. It’s that simple. I could almost end this column here.

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Psalmist sets example for keeping faith amid turmoil

Psalmist sets example for keeping faith amid turmoil

| Deacon Joe Backowski | March 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

How is it, today, that the psalmist can say to us, “I believed even when I said I am sorely afflicted” (Psalm 116:10)?

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God wants a ‘yes’ to his Word and openness to his presence

God wants a ‘yes’ to his Word and openness to his presence

| Deacon Albert Wugaa | February 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

In our first reading, the prophet Isaiah brings an oracle from the Lord that calls us to be attentive to the ever life-giving, forgiving and healing presence of the Lord.

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A whale of a story

A whale of a story

| Deacon Nick VanDenBroeke | January 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

We are called to live, today, in light of gaining eternal life, tomorrow

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Let us be the stars that point others to Jesus

Let us be the stars that point others to Jesus

| Deacon Robert Abotzabire | January 4, 2012 | 1 Comment

This great feast of Epiphany is a commemoration of Christ’s manifestation to the gentiles in the person of the Magi, as well as his baptism and first miracle at Cana.

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Incarnation calls Christians to live differently in light

Incarnation calls Christians to live differently in light

| Deacon Ben Little | December 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Not all that long ago, during my time in college, I was taking a course on Aristotle’s “Nicomachean Ethics,” one of the most important works of all of Western civilization.

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Mary restores order in history with her resounding ‘yes’

Mary restores order in history with her resounding ‘yes’

| Deacon Kevin Abakisi | December 14, 2011 | 1 Comment

Immediately after Mary says, “Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord. May it be done to me according to your word,” history is restored to the right order.

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John the Baptist uses all his actions and words to point us to Jesus

John the Baptist uses all his actions and words to point us to Jesus

| Deacon Evan Koop | November 30, 2011 | 1 Comment

Clothed in his rustic garb, he stands on a pedestal that bears the Latin inscription of his famous words Ecce Agnus Dei, “Behold the Lamb of God!”

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Have you been asking God the wrong question?

Have you been asking God the wrong question?

| Deacon Brandon Moravitz | November 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

A few weekends ago, I was enjoying a quiet evening at the seminary, when suddenly I received a flood of text messages from family and friends sharing with me their excitement of “bagging” a deer on opening day of the deer hunting season.

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Christ, our king, models humble service rather than haughty reign

Christ, our king, models humble service rather than haughty reign

| Deacon Ben Kociemba | November 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

The church celebrates the feast of Christ the King Nov. 20, and invites us into a mystery that is paradoxical.

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