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'Respect Life' means more than just ending abortion

'Respect Life' means more than just ending abortion “I know the plans I have for you” (Jeremiah 29:11). October has traditionally been designated as Respect Life Month.  Many people immediately think “abortion” when they hear this phrase, and rightly so. We live in a time when many believe that a child in the womb has no...
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Thursday, November 03, 2016

Who's driving

One Sunday morning many years ago, when our oldest daughter was four years old and I was still rather “green” at parenting, she “professed her faith” as we were getting ready to attend Sunday morning Mass. She said she was going to see God at church that morning. I realized...
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Wednesday, October 26, 2016


Joseph Recently we received a book in the Office of Catechesis called “A Church on the Move”by Joe Paprocki.  Joe is a good thinker and writer – and he is going to be the keynote speaker at our next Catechetical Formation Day, in August 2017.  This, along with the fact that the...
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Thursday, October 20, 2016

For Pete's sake

My husband, who is a Deacon, has the opportunity to perform Baptisms from time to time.  I love to join him so I can share in the special blessing of being a part of a family as they celebrate this Sacrament.  It was more than a year ago when we met the family of Pete at his Baptism. ...
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Thursday, October 13, 2016

Pray without ceasing

Pray without ceasing “Pray without ceasing!” – 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 A few months ago I attended a meeting that was hosted by a group of Parish Catechetical Leaders, and an article was shared at the meeting that caught my attention. The article,“Is Praying Worth It?” was written by Siste...
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Thursday, October 06, 2016