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Veteran’s Day: A Time to Remember

November 11 is Veteran’s Day: The “eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month” was choisen for the armstice that ended the Great War (World War I) in 1918. Most European nations and Canada, observer the day as a “Me…

Thirty-Second Sunday of Ordinary Time: Nov 11, 2012

God has blessed us and given us so much, but what do we give back to God in return? The two widows who appear before us in today’s First Reading (1 Kings 17:10-16) and in the Gospel (Mark 12:38-44) were both poor and yet their …

Remembering Our Dear Departed with Prayers

NOVEMBER is the month when traditionally we remember our dear departed family and friends.
The Church also asks us to think during this month about death and the afterlife, and to cast a sober eye on our own mortality before we enter the festive mood o…

The Saving Power of Divine Mercy

Pope John Paul II said that Divine Mercy is THE message for the third millennium and God’s gift to our time. There is nothing that mankind needs more than Christ’s Divine Mercy.
To help us avail ourselves of that loving mercy, Fr. Brooks fo…

The Seven Pillars of Catholic Spirituality

Have you ever felt disillusioned about your faith and filled with doubt? Matthew Kelly will take you on the adventure of a lifetime designed to help revitalize your spiritual life. Bold, practical, and inspiring, he will help you rediscover the true me…

Election Prayer

Lord Jesus Christ, You told us to give to Caesar what belongs to Caesar, and to God what belongs to God.
Enlighten the minds of our people. May we choose a President of the United States, and other government officials, according to Your Divine Will.
G…

Catholic Charities Sunday – Second Collection on Nov 4, 2012

Bishop Farrell has designated November 4, 2012 to be Catholic Charities Sunday, a day set aside to consider the growing number of families in need in our community. Your gift of love is priceless towards the effort to fight hunger and homelessness.
Eve…

Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time – Nov 4, 2012

 Of all the commandments that God has given us, the only two that matter to Jesus are “Love of God” and “Love of neighbor.” In today’s gospel, Jesus places equal value on both of them. Our love for God is empty if we fail…

Catechism of the Catholic Church: A Sure Guide

Francis Cardinal Arinze energetically draws from his experience to help us see the practical value of the Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC) today, which was given as a guide to living our daily lives in accordance with Holy Scripture and the Sacre…

An Invitation to Consider the Catholic Faith

Why should a person who is not Catholic consider entering into the Church? Father Francis Peffley gives five compelling reasons, followed by a simple outline of the steps one would take to begin the process of becoming Catholic. Fr. Peffley is active w…

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