Category Archives: Holy Spirit

Pentecost, inspirations and gifts of Spirit

Friars Corner: Jesus continues to heal us today

Job 7:1-4, 6-7; Ps 147:1-6; 1 Corinthians 9:16-19, 22-23; Mark 1:29-39 This is the next to the last Sunday before Lent begins with Ash Wednesday on February 14th. We are still looking at the early public life of Jesus. In … Continue reading

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CWG: Seeking Jesus – An Interview with Julie Davis

 Featured on CatholicWritersGuild,com “Down in my bones, my deepest need is to know Jesus better,“ thus Julie Davis opens her second book, Seeking Jesus in Everyday Life: Prayers and Reflections for Getting Closer. I’ve been a fan of Julie Davis … Continue reading

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Featured Favorite: Unbound, A Practical Guide to Deliverance

I discovered Neal Lozano’s book, “Unbound,” when our covenant community planned an Unbound Conference with him. About 50 of us learned how to cooperate with the Lord to gain freedom from the influence of evil spirits and then guide those … Continue reading

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Friars Corner: How to form parish Fire Groups

1 Samuel 3:3b-10, 19; 1 Corinthians 6:13c-15a, 17-20; Ps 40:2, 4, 7-10; John 1:35-42 I pray you received the Epiphany Home Blessing of the Magi I gave you last week. As I wrote then, we officially ended the Christmas Season … Continue reading

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Come, Holy Spirit

Featured in The Catholic Mom’s Prayer Companion: A Book of Daily Reflections “Acquire the Holy Spirit and thousands around you will acquire salvation” – St. Seraphim of Sarov St. Seraphim dreamed big. Honored by both the Roman Catholic (today) and … Continue reading

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Behold, I make all things new (Rev 21:5)

I dreamt I was in the loving arms of my grandmother in her big old house on Summit Avenue. Only my older sister Betty Clare was with us.  Suddenly we were jumping up and down and trying to hug each … Continue reading

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Friars Corner: Be Alive for Jesus

Isaiah 61:1-2a, 10-11; Luke 1:46-54; 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24; John 1:6-8, 19-28 In the past weeks we looked at Jesus coming a second time at the end of the world, see Matthew 25:31-46, the final judgment. Then there is a second … Continue reading

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Atheists and the Holy Spirit of Christmas

Featured on Most Christians are really atheists who feel trapped in their family’s religion. They need not be Christian to enjoy the holiday season. This cynical explanation is how David Silverman, president of American Atheists, rationalized the giant billboard … Continue reading

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