Category Archives: Liturgical Year

Light of Christ

The Easter Season begins. Now after forty long days of fasting we feast for seven weeks until Easter ends on Pentecost. Alleluia! The Easter Vigil was beautiful.  Eleven adults and seven children entered into the waters of baptism. They died … Continue reading

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The High Holy Days Begin

In just a few hours the Triduum begins with the Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper. The Triduum (3 days) is really one liturgy which ends with Evening Prayer on Easter (sundown). “Only one Mass is celebrated on Holy Thursday.  … Continue reading

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Lent: Prepare for Easter

I almost forgot. This deacon’s wife has a post up at our diocesan St. Joseph Educational Center.  They have a blog, Bite-sized faith which consists of concise articles to help parents pass on the faith. I was assigned the topic … Continue reading

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Lent a time to Pray, Fast, Love. And Blog?

Many Catholic bloggers give up blogging for Lent, but I have decided to embrace the life.  And no it is not because I am rebellious and need to be different.  Honest. The season of Lent is a wonderful gift from … Continue reading

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A Belated Blessed Christmas

In my defense it is still Christmas through the Baptism of the Lord on December 9th.  Yes I know that I have been missing in action for a rather long time.  In part it was because of the season and … Continue reading

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Immaculate Conception

The New Theological Movement ponders the question, Was Jesus Immaculately conceived, in order to explain the Immaculate Conception of Mary: Was Jesus immaculately conceived?  The dogma of the Immaculate Conception refers, as we know, to the blessed Virgin Mother of … Continue reading

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“All of Life is Advent”

I just downloaded the Kindle edition of Advent of the Heart: Seasonal Sermons and   Prison Writings 1941-1944 by Fr. Alfred Delp.  Fr. Delp was imprisoned by the Nazis and held in solitary confinement. He was tortured and executed on February … Continue reading

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