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Rediscover: prayer

Rediscover: prayer

| January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

- Lifting up our hands, minds and heart to God
- Going away to a quiet place
- Seeking God in the silence
- Making prayer a priority deepens friendship with God
- Staying awake

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Daily Scriptures: December 22 – January 5

Daily Scriptures: December 22 – January 5

| December 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sunday, Dec. 22

Fourth Sunday of Advent

Isaiah 7:10-14

Romans 1:1-7

Matthew 1:18-24

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Rediscover: christmas

Rediscover: christmas

| December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

-What child is this? Baby’s identity is at heart of season
- Recognizing Jesus
- Touched by an angel
- The day when love came down
- Tips for celebrating Christmas all season long

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What is the Divine Office? Fulton Sheen a saint?

What is the Divine Office? Fulton Sheen a saint?

| Father Kenneth Doyle | December 17, 2013 | 1 Comment

The Liturgy of the Hours, the Divine Office and the breviary all refer to the same thing: namely, an official set of prayers that is required to be recited by members of the Catholic clergy and monastic communities.

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Don’t be afraid to take Mary into your home

Don’t be afraid to take Mary into your home

| Deacon Sam Wagner | December 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

How can we live like St. Joseph in the presence of Jesus and Mary? Simple: by prayer.

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Daily Scriptures: December 8 – December 22

Daily Scriptures: December 8 – December 22

| December 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sunday, Dec. 8
Second Sunday of Advent
Isaiah 11:1-10
Romans 15:4-9
Matthew 3:1-12

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Awake each morning and prepare the way of the Lord

Awake each morning and prepare the way of the Lord

| December 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Every morning when you awake, if someone were to ask you, “What is your purpose today?” I wonder what your response would be.

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Rediscover: Advent

Rediscover: Advent

| December 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

– How are you preparing for the Lord’s arrival?
– Are you ready for Christmas?
– Jesse Tree stories keep families rooted in faith during Advent
– How Kate reclaimed Advent

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Tips to help you go to confession

Tips to help you go to confession

| Father Michael Schmitz | December 5, 2013 | 1 Comment

Q. This Advent, I think that I need to go to confession, but it has been a really long time for me. I’m afraid I’ll get in there and do something wrong. How do I start?

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Seven Sisters apostolate offers prayers for priests

Seven Sisters apostolate offers prayers for priests

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | December 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Almost three years ago Janette Howe felt a simple prompting to pray more for her pastor, Father Joseph Johnson, then-rector of the Cathedral of St. Paul. By the summer of 2010, she was offering a weekly Holy Hour before the Blessed Sacrament for him.

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Daily Scriptures: November 24 – December 8

Daily Scriptures: November 24 – December 8

| November 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sunday, Nov. 24
Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe
2 Samuel 5:1-3
Colossians 1:12-20
Luke 23:35-43

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Rediscover: healthy communications

Rediscover: healthy communications

| November 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

– Campaigning for Facebook ‘likes’
– Advice to parents: ‘Be not afraid’ of media
– What makes a successful parent?
– Human dignity, real connections essential to communication

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