crucifixion

The Thirst of Jesus

The last words a person says before dying are cherished by those who care for him or her. They are always remembered and reflect upon,

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praise, heart, joyful, prayer

Gratitude is a Prayer

While recently considering the many types of prayer we can use when talking to God, I recalled a conversation I had last fall with a

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wilderness, isolation, alone

My Three Me’s

Heading south from Orlando to Yeehaw Junction, the Florida Turnpike traverses a vast stretch of real estate inhabited almost exclusively by alligators, herons, snakes, and

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Anchors of Faith

As a child I thought that being a Catholic was simple. One must say grace during meals, attend Mass on Sundays and other days when

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hymn, church music, chant

No Music is Good Music

Vatican II Music If you read what the Second Vatican Council wrote about sacred music (in Chapter VI in the 1963 constitution Sacrosanctum Concilium) you will

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Volunteering, anger, judgment, hell, wrath

My Child Is Going To Hell

Perhaps; but, in living faith, there is hope. Full disclosure: Yes, that is intentionally a “Made Ya Look” headline. It is also precisely how many

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Simple Ignatius

Since my first encounter with Ignatian Spirituality years ago, I have spent a lot time both intrigued and mystified by it.  As is often the

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The Light of the Infant Jesus

  The streets are beautiful this time of year. Homes and shops are decorated with colorful lights and festive decorations. Cities and town are filled

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The Amazing Advent(ure)

We all have our own thoughts about the season preceding Christmas.  Some of these thoughts might be grounded in solid theological understanding, after all, it

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