Monthly Archives: April 2016

We Need More Vocations to the Priesthood!

All of us need to pray every day that God opens the hearts of men to a call to priestly ministry.  We must encourage our brothers and sons to consider this most important gift.   +2

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Catherine of Sienna

Today we celebrate the life and sainthood of Catherine of Sienna.  Below is a short synopsis from Catholic Online of the life of this holy woman. St. Catherine of Siena was born during the outbreak of the plague in Siena, … Continue reading

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Are We Merciful?

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The True Vine

In today’s gospel passage, Jesus tells his disciples that he is the true vine.  Why is it that Jesus uses this allegoric imagery? Jesus said to his disciples: “I am the true vine, and my Father is the vine grower. … Continue reading

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Peace

If you are like me, you spend most of your time trying to get things done.  We equate being busy with having a fulfilled life.  If only we could find just a little more time in our day to fit in … Continue reading

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A Roaring Lion

In today’s first reading, Saint Peter gives what is probably the best advice that any of us will ever get.  Be sober and vigilant. Be sober and vigilant. Your opponent the Devil is prowling around like a roaring lion looking … Continue reading

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Love One Another

We are disciples of Jesus when we follow his commands.  In today’s gospel, he tells us that we must love one another.  If we do, we will live. When Judas had left them, Jesus said, “Now is the Son of … Continue reading

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