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Friars Corner: The joy of being fed by Jesus

Deuteronomy 8:2-3, 14b-16a); Ps 147:12-15, 19-20; 1 Corinthians 10:16-17; John 6:51-58 In the last three months we have celebrated three major events in our Christian life: the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, his return to his Father and the … Continue reading

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Got Joy? Latest JOYAlive.net posts 6-9-17

First post: Godless Graduation New Evangelizers: A New Catholic Sister Friars Corner: Dear Holy Spirit, fill us with the joy of your marvelous gifts  

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Featured Favorite: Why I Remain Catholic

The Anchoress Elizabeth Scalia posed the question on her Patheos blog, “Why do I remain Catholic?” to Catholic writers and all media persons in this post. #WhyRemainCatholic is going wild. This conversation is timely for me, for I’ve begun writing … 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 leads us to abundant life now and forever

Acts 6:1-7; Ps 33:1-2, 4-5, 18-19; 1 Peter 2:4-9; John 14:1-12 One of the easiest ways to understand our Scriptures is to pray to the Holy Spirit asking him to activate the gift of understanding that we were all given … Continue reading

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Friars Corner: Joy in Christ’s living water

Exodus 17:3-7; Ps 95:1-2, 6-9; Romans 5:1-2, 5-8; John 4: 5-11, 19b-26, 39a, 40-42 Baptism in very much in the foreground during our Lenten journey. Some have been preparing since last fall to be baptized during the Easter Vigil. Those … Continue reading

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Got Joy? Latest JOYAlive posts 3-17-17

Lent: Your Ways – by Amy Welborn – For Lent, if I am to be deeply reconciled to God, I need to know who God is and what God’s call to me is. That won’t happen by listening with half … Continue reading

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Friars Corner: God’s Mercy is falling on us. Alleluia!

Isaiah 49:14-15; Ps 62:2-3, 6-9; 1 Corinthians 4:1-5; Matthew 6:24-34 The precious and healing Blood of Jesus Christ over us and our country. The readings this weekend remind us that God’s love for us is far more than that of … Continue reading

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