Tag Archives: Lent

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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In time for Lent – Time for God

featured on CatholicMom.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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Held Aloft

by Margaret Rose Realy, Obl. OSB Jesus, Lord of Heaven and Earth, I love and adore you. You alone know how unsure I am of my present and my future. You alone, Lord, see the anxiety and darkness that I … Continue reading

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Set Free

by Margaret Rose Realy, Obl. OSB I can imagine how the adulterous woman may have felt when Jesus stood by her in the angry mob (John 8:1-11). Her hidden sins were no longer hidden, her emotional scars obvious, and every … Continue reading

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Fruits of the Spirit

by Margaret Rose Realy, Obl. OSB When I think of the Fruits of the Spirit I compare them to a prism in the window. When sunlight enters in and bends as it exits, a rainbow becomes visible. But the metaphor … Continue reading

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Featured Favorite: A Chalice Full of Talents

The Deacon gave his homily on Matthew 4:14-30, the parable of the talents. He presented the talents as the presence and grace of God, given to us in different amounts. At the sign of peace I realized there weren’t enough … Continue reading

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Friars Corner: Jesus gives us his secrets

Genesis 9:8-15; Ps 25:4-9; 1 Peter 3:18-21; Mark 1:12-13 Do you have or have you seen your family photo albums or videos? We like to look back at past family picture events. Or for some of us when we were … Continue reading

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News: Latest Catholic Writers Guild Events

There’s a new publication, a slick magazine with a mission of worldwide evangelization, called Shalom Tidings and two of our CWG writers are contributors. In the March issue (the second issue) of Tidings, Nancy Ward debuts as a columnist, with “Bring a Friend,” written … Continue reading

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