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Children are a heritage from the Lord

Children are a heritage from the Lord What does the word refuge mean to you?  We may agree that a refuge is a place where we are comforted and protected from harm.  It is natural to look for comfort in things or places, but in Psalm 62, we read that God is our refuge.  The Psalmist David reminds us to pour out our hearts...
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Wednesday, July 08, 2015

Could you walk on water?

Could you walk on water?   When you follow the teachings of Jesus you need great courage.  People throughout history have been persecuted for their Christian beliefs.  The culture today is no different.  Even the strongest person of faith becomes doubtful.  How do we keep our eyes focused on Jesus,...
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Monday, June 22, 2015

God's Word is living and active

God's Word is living and active   Change is inevitable. It occurs every second in all aspects of our lives. The unbroken movement of time in the world causes us to make adjustments.  We depend regularly upon material things to get us where we are going and to meet our personal needs.  We live with a mindset of huma...
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Monday, June 08, 2015

All glory to God!

All glory to God! This is a reminder of why the first Pentecost is so important to the Church.  It was a witness of divine power and absolute truth, and a safeguard against the darkness of the world.  It was the birth of the Church, and an opportunity for mankind to be empowered by the gifts of the Holy Sp...
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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Wisdom gives us true peace

Wisdom gives us true peace   Who would you consider to be the wisest person you know?  Keep in mind that there are smart people, and there are wise people. Wisdom is a virtue, and it gives us the ability to make sound judgments based on experience, knowledge and common sense.  We can all gather and gain wisdom...
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Monday, May 04, 2015

Christian beginning . . .

Christian beginning . . .   Do you feel you have enough knowledge to be well versed in your faith? The Catholic Church, instituted by Christ over 2,000 years ago, has so much history and information to discern. Today, people of the Christian faith are confronted with issues of change, both locally and universally. Ther...
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Monday, April 20, 2015

God has blessed America!

God has blessed America!   Information is knowledge, but how and where we get our information is very important.  Our technology is always changing and providing us with many ways to communicate, but that doesn’t always make the way we interact with people perfect. While technology improves, people are chan...
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Monday, April 06, 2015

The face of Jesus

The face of Jesus I attended a presentation about the Passion of Christ at St. Barnabas Parish in Greenwood, Ind. The Pastor, Monsignor Tony Volz, opened prayer with this statement:  “By the wood of the cross we have been healed.”  There is so much power in this one sentence.   Dr. Chuck D...
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Monday, March 23, 2015

The Way of The Cross . . . live it everyday!

The Way of The Cross . . . live it everyday! What benefits did we secure by Christ’s sacrifice at the cross?  Do we think about the grace we received, and how we apply it to our daily life?  We are halfway through the Lenten Season; this holy time of year is more than six weeks of sacrifice and extra prayer.  These 40 day...
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Monday, March 09, 2015

The castle in Indiana

The castle in Indiana   On a cold, Sunday afternoon recently, my husband and I visited Bruté College Seminary near the campus of Marian University in Indianapolis. Andrew Thomas and Luke Hassler, seminarians from the Diocese of Evansville, gave us a guided tour of the building, which was once a Carmelite Monas...
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Monday, February 23, 2015