Category Archives: Prayer

Friars Corner: Up, up and away to heavenly glory!

Acts 1:12-14; Ps 27:1, 4, 7-8; 1 Peter 4:13-16; John 17:1-11a OR Ascension: Acts 1:1-11; Ps 47:2-3, 6-9; Ephesians 1:17-23. Option 2: Hebrews 9:24-28, 10:19-22; Matthew 28:16-20 Most states in our country transferred the Ascension from last Thursday to this … Continue reading

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One Sunday in Galilee: Mass in the words Jesus spoke

Featured on CatholicMom.com An entry in my travel journal describes one Sunday in Galilee in 1988 on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land led by John Michael Talbot. As it does now, the world churned in turmoil with war surrounding … Continue reading

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Friars Corner: Jesus and the Holy Spirit defend and plead for us before God

Acts 8:5-8, 14-17; Ps 66:1-7, 16 and 20; 1 Peter 3:15-18; John 14:15-21 The readings this weekend give us a “snapshot” of the early Church development. The apostle Philip went north Samaria bringing good news about Jesus our Savior. When … Continue reading

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God’s To-Do List for you

What’s on God’s to-do list for you today? Does he wake you up early enough to enjoy the beautiful sunrise he created? As you get dressed, does he prompt you to pray for a divorced friend or cancer-stricken relative? Perhaps … Continue reading

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Friars Corner: Jesus is our Shepherd, gate and door to heaven

Acts 2:14a, 36-41; Ps 23:1-6; 1 Peter 2:20-25; John 10:1-10 The main key to our faith is to come to know Jesus Christ, our Savior from sin and Lord of our lives. He is our only path and the gate … Continue reading

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Got Joy? Latest JOYAlive.net posts 5-5-17

Featured Favorite: Still House – Melissa Finn writes: I love that moment when the house is quiet. It is so full of echoes and promises, a pocketful of time all to yourself. A Classic by Fr. Jacques Philippe: Time for … Continue reading

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A Classic by Fr. Jacques Philippe: Time for God

featured on NewEvangelizers.com Time for God by Jacques Philippe is about mental prayer. Facing God in solitude and silence for a time, to enter into intimate, loving communication with him. I read this as a participant in a group study … Continue reading

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Friars Corner: The disciples recognized Jesus as he broke bread for them

Acts 2:14, 22-33; Ps 16:1-2, 5, 7-10; 1 Peter 1:17-21; Luke 24:13-35 For me, this is the second most beautiful and powerful story about Easter Sunday. The first reading today is Peter’s sermon to the Jews who had gathered around … Continue reading

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