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Nancy Ward is a convert, journalist, blogger, published author and speaker on her conversion, Catholicism and Christian community in Texas. She loves to share her faith story and help others share theirs through her Sharing Your Faith Stories seminars and DVD. She contributed four chapters to The Catholic Mom's Prayer Companion. JoyAlive.net and NancyHCWard.com
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Proverbs 9:1-6; Ps 34:2-7; Ephesians 5:15-20; John 6:51-58 Come, Holy Spirit, come by means of the powerful intercession of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Your well beloved spouse. (Fr. Gogby) This week we continue to reflect on Jesus as our … Continue reading
Jeremiah 31:31-34; Ps 51:3-4, 12-15; Hebrews 5:7-9; John 12:20-33 During these Lenten Sundays we have been looking at the Old Testament covenants between God and various key figures of his chosen people like Noah, Abraham, Moses and King David. We … Continue reading
Genesis 15:1-6, 21:1-3; Ps 105:1-4, 6-9; Colossians 3:12-2; Luke 2:22-40 The Holy Spirit orchestrated many people around the birth of Jesus Christ. He continues to guide the Church on its journey on earth to heaven. The love of God came … Continue reading
2 Samuel 7:1-5, 8b-12, 14a, 16; Ps 89:2-5, 27, 29; Romans 16:25-27; Luke 1:26-38 The reading from 2 Samuel draws a thousand year line from King David. Yet most of his descendants were disobedient to the covenants due to our … Continue reading
Ready for joy? Behold, I make all things new Friars Corner: Is Christ's joy alive in you?
One December Sunday my granddaughter, Nancy, invited me to Drop Everything and Read (DEAR) Day on Tuesday. The Catholic school Nancy, 9, and her older sister Mary, 12, attend uses this unique event to foster reading. This invitation began a … Continue reading
Ezekiel 34:11-12, 15-17; Ps 23:1-6 1; Corinthians 15:20-26, 28; Matthew 25: 31-46 From the time of the German philosopher Immanuel Kant, 4/1724 – 2/1804, and the French Revolution, 1789 – 1799, the world has slowly moved away from its ideas … Continue reading
Ezekiel 47:1-2, 8-9, 12; Ps 46:2-3, 5-6; 7-8; 1 Corinthians 3: 9c-11, 16-17; John 2:13-22 Why do we celebrate the dedication of the Basilica of St. John Lateran, a 4th century church in Rome today? There were a lot of … Continue reading