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Presence or Presents?

Christmas is right around the corner! It’s easy to get overwhelmed by all of the things we need to do this time of year– shop, wrap, write Christmas greetings, bake and cook! With time flying by and so much to …

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Anticipation of the Blessed Hope

There is a moment in every Mass that always reminds me of the anticipation of the Advent season; it is also one of my favorite moments of the Mass. It follows our joint offering of the “Our Father” when our …

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The Meaning of Easter

This is the sacred time of year when we recall the life and death and resurrection of Jesus, the man from Nazareth. His life commitment to goodness and self-sacrifice as a champion of the poor and the oppressed led to …

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During Lent We Listened to Gospel Stories

During Lent we listened to Gospel stories, mysterious in content. The Holy Spirit drives Jesus into the hostile environment of the desert which is traditionally the place of temptation. Under pressure, Jesus never “loses” a sense of Himself through those …

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Days Full of Distractions

Life can get especially busy these days and full of distractions. So much so that we (me included) can frequently experience a lack of spiritual discipline or focus, failing to make time to pray faithfully or even devote serious thought …

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Reflection for 2nd Week of Lent

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War. It was to change the face of Europe and shape its future for all generations to come. The tragedy of war left it mark and scar …

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Lenten Reflection: Follow the Rules

When we were children, Lent was a phenomenon that required little thinking or reflection. Our parents, clergy and teachers told us that we had to “give up” something for these few weeks before Easter, in order to become closer to …

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All to the Table: Week 4 Easter E-Journey

Signup for the e-journey Give a Special Gift Stay Connected: | Donate Now “He it is who sees justice done for the orphan and the widow, who loves the stranger and gives him food and clothing.” –Dt 10:18 Dear Columban …

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Food that Feeds: Week 3 Easter E-Journey

Stay Connected: | Donate Now Dear Greg, Columban Father Sean McDonagh consistently calls us to action on climate change: “If this generation fails to confront this issue, then no future generation will be able to undo the damage. Every human …

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Easter E-Journey- Reap Steadfast Love

Signup for the e-journeyGive a Special Gift Stay Connected: | Donate Now “Hunger is the most cruel and concrete sign of poverty… [We need] a network of economic institutions capable of guaranteeing regular access to sufficient food and water.” -Pope …

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