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Friars Corner: Holy Spirit, fill us with more wisdom to understand your goodness

Is 55:6-9; Ps 145:2-3, 8-9, 17-18; Phil 1:20c-24, 27a; Mt 20:1-16a Come, Holy Spirit, fill us with more of our Baptismal and Confirmation gifts of wisdom and understanding. The readings this weekend show a little of God’s blessings to his … Continue reading

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Got Joy? Latest JOYAlive.net posts 8-25-17

Pressed into Service Strange Gods: Moments of distraction Friars Corner: The joy of Jesus’ merciful healing

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Pressed into Service

”Should anyone press you into service for one mile, go with him for two miles,” (Matthew 5:41). Your son comes home from his first day of Early Childhood all excited, “Guess what, Mommy, we get to go on all the … Continue reading

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The Gift of a Free Lunch

featured on NewEvangelizers.com Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow. (James 1:16-17 NAB) Mariana, my friend from exercise class, told me … Continue reading

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Partners with God

“For we are God’s co-workers, you are God’s field, God’s building.” (1 Cor. 3:9) We are called by God to take care of his creation. Not just as stewards but as co-creators with God. His work continues with our help, … Continue reading

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A short story of joy

by Deanna Klingel A few weeks ago I was attending Mass in another town where I was signing books. I hadn’t been there long when a young mom ushered her brood into the pew. She had an infant in a … Continue reading

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Pray with Pope Francis for his August intentions

Universal: That volunteers may give themselves generously to the service of the needy. Evangelization: That setting aside our very selves we may learn to be neighbours to those who find themselves on the margins of human life and society. (Vatican … Continue reading

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Got Joy? Latest JOYAlive.net posts 7-31-15

The logic of giving, according to Jesus – Pope Francis teaches how Jesus counters market logic with the logic of giving Five ways the Holy Spirit transforms our lives – What can we do to cooperate with God in the … Continue reading

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