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Healing Through the Blessed Sacrament

June 19, AD2017 9 Comments
Healing Through the Blessed Sacrament

Be sober and vigilant. Your opponent the devil is prowling around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. 1 Peter 5:8 I had a dream last night that I was on my patio planting some flowers. Everything seemed fine until I looked up and saw something coming towards me in the distance. I […]

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The Eucharist: Lord, Help Our Unbelief

July 29, AD2016 16 Comments
The Eucharist: Lord, Help Our Unbelief

A few months back I attended a Confirmation ceremony at a local parish. Of course, we were all very proud of the confirmandi, especially as they proceeded into the church in their Confirmation attire, and as the priest laid hands upon them conferring the seal of the Holy Spirit. But as the ceremony ended, it […]

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God’s Power and Mercy

May 30, AD2016 0 Comments
God’s Power and Mercy

In the Summa Theologiae, II-II, q. 30, a. 4, St. Thomas Aquinas writes: “It is proper to God to exercise mercy, and he manifests his omnipotence particularly in this way.” At first glance, it seems odd to equate God’s mercy with power. When we think of God’s power, we are drawn more to images of […]

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Corpus Christi: Do You Believe?

June 8, AD2015 9 Comments
Corpus Christi: Do You Believe?

Do you remember the old advertising slogan “Is it live? Or is it Memorex?” Christians the world over sort of ask a similar set of questions. And their answers are equally confused. Is the Eucharist the “Real Presence?” Does the bread genuinely become the Body of Christ and the wine become the Blood of Christ? […]

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Have Yourself an Adoring Little New Year

January 10, AD2015 4 Comments
Have Yourself an Adoring Little New Year

It would be beneficial throughout this new year for us to spend more time in adoration. Not just because the Lord asks us to do so, but because we receive unexplained benefits that strengthen our faith and our purpose. Saint John Vianney loved to tell the story of the farmer who stopped into church every […]

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