Monthly Archives: September 2014

Saint Jerome

Today is the Memorial of Saint Jerome, one of the great Doctors of the Church.  What do we know of him?  Below is a brief summary from American Catholic. Most of the saints are remembered for some outstanding virtue or … Continue reading

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In recent years, it has become trendy to have a devotion to angels.  Unfortunately, the interest in angels has resulted with some of the faithful falling into a “New Age” understanding of these celestial beings.  Fortunately there is an antidote … Continue reading

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Click on the link below to hear a short reflection on today’s first reading. September 28, 2014 Reflection +18

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When we are desolate do we know in our hearts that God is with us?  To whom can we go when we feel that our world is torn apart?  Our friends?  Our families?  Can we trust in the mercy of … Continue reading

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Scripture for the Byrds

The first reading for today from the Book of Ecclesiastes is a rather famous one, given its place in pop music history.  So, as a team building exercise on this Friday, let’s all sing along …. and dig the groovy  haircuts! … Continue reading

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The Sun Also Rises

In my humble opinion, the greatest novel of the last century is Ernest Hemingway’s masterpiece, “The Sun Also Rises.”  It is a story of a generation of men and women wandering lost  in a world devoid of any real meaning. … Continue reading

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Canon Fodder

It’s great to know just how the Old Testament scriptures we read every day came to be assembled.  A “nuts and bolts” guide!!!   +19

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