Month: February 2018

1st SUNDAY OF LENT

1st SUNDAY OF LENT My Brothers and Sisters in Christ, The primary purpose of Lent is to prepare us for the celebration of Jesus’ death and Resurrection. The Church tries to achieve this goal, leading her children to metanoia or

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Lent 1

Lent 1 Some time ago a businessman went to a psychologist. He told him that he was very stressed with all the work he was doing and suffered from very high blood pressure because of tension. The psychologist assured him that he

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Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday: Almsgiving, Praying, Fasting Today is Ash Wednesday and is a very important day in the life of the Church because this is the official beginning of Lent.  Today we are also going to receive ashes and in a

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6th Sunday

My Sisters and Brothers in Christ, Leprosy!  Even today the very word “leprosy” has a harsh and intimidating sound to it.  Today we have a treatment for leprosy but nevertheless there are about 200,000 new cases a year—although that number

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Ash Wednesday

ASH WEDNESDAY My Brothers and Sisters in Christ, What do we desire most in our life? It could be safety, financial stability, and respect, dignity excellence in education, career or any other. But more important questions is “will my heartfelt

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