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Place your hope in the joy of heaven

Place your hope in the joy of heaven

| Deacon Marcus Milless | July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

In 1492, Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue and discovered the New World. Imagine the joy he experienced in his discovery after two months of hardship. Then, imagine the even greater joy he had in sharing these experiences with his friends.

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Rediscover: Religious Vocations

Rediscover: Religious Vocations

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

– Many ways to answer calling from God
– Archbishop: Oct. 12 event is chance to celebrate, re-energize
– St. Paul native chooses marriage… to Christ
– From Harvard to the convent
– Our deepest desires

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Letting our hearts be pierced

Letting our hearts be pierced

| Deacon Kevin Mantney | June 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

“They shall look on him whom they have pierced, and they shall mourn for him as one mourns for an only son, and they shall grieve over him as one grieves over a firstborn. On that day the mourning in Jerusalem shall be as great as the mourning of Hadadrimmon in the plain of Megiddo” (Zechariah 12:10-11).

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Rediscover: The Creed

Rediscover: The Creed

| June 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

– More than checklist, creed is God’s story in miniature
– Youth tracks to be featured at Oct. 12 celebration
– Teen’s road to Church includes public profession of creed
– How the Kardashians keep up
– What do you believe?

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Why does God choose to heal some but not others?

Why does God choose to heal some but not others?

| Deacon Michael Barsness | June 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Why does God heal some but not others? This is a perturbing question that many might ask when considering the readings for this weekend. Many do not receive the miracles they are looking for; yet, some do.

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Rediscover: The roots of our faith

Rediscover: The roots of our faith

| May 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

– Church’s beginnings rooted in Christ, sending of apostles
– In the beginning
– The things they carried
– Pilgrimages to Holy Land, Rome bring Scripture to life
– Personal witness is key to evangelization efforts
– Summer Share Project gives Catholics easy way to evangelize

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Christ is united to us in our suffering

Christ is united to us in our suffering

| Deacon Adrian Westphal | May 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

It is often asked, “If there is a God, why does he allow us to suffer?” Suffering, for the most part, is something we do not want.

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Rediscover: Mary

Rediscover: Mary

– Blessed Mother in Scripture: a model of faith
– Do Catholics worship Mary?
– The canticle of Mary still resounds
– In the quiet stillness of suffering, Mary resides
– Thousands of Catholics to gather for day of celebration, inspiration
– Rediscover: faith 2013 Speakers Series Returns for Fall

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Ascension shows Jesus as our intercessor

Ascension shows Jesus as our intercessor

| Deacon Fabian Moncada | May 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

On May 12, the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord, the entire Church acclaims Jesus Christ in his holy humanity, invited to sit at the Father’s right hand and to share his glory.

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Pentecost: Catch the Spirit and be bold in your faith!

Pentecost: Catch the Spirit and be bold in your faith!

| Father Michael Van Sloun | May 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Pentecost, May 19, is a solemnity — the highest ranking liturgical feast — and it celebrates the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the apostles. It serves as the grand and glorious conclusion to the 50-day Easter Season — seven continuous weeks that celebrate the greatest mystery of the Christian faith, the resurrection. It brings the paschal mystery to completion.

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We find grace for Christian conversion in meeting the Risen Lord and the Holy Spirit

We find grace for Christian conversion in meeting the Risen Lord and the Holy Spirit

| Fr. Daniel Griffith | May 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

In examining the early Christian Church as described in Acts, there are certain characteristics that were integral and intrinsic to the Christian community.

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Rediscover: The Bible

Rediscover: The Bible

| April 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

– How should I think about and read the Bible?
– Where did the Bible come from?
– ‘The breath of the Holy Spirit’
– Knock at door leads couple to deeper study of Scripture
– Book clubs enriching faith of participants
– Catholic author added to 2013 Rediscover: Catholic Celebration

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