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Easter Sunday

Easter the word means dawn, the hour of Jesus’ resurrection, the first light of a new promise that there is a road through death to life and Jesus walked it. Easter is springtime, white lilies, grass greening, warming days, new fire spreading, Christians’ candles lighting up the night. Easter is the slow dawning in each …

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What makes holy families today?

Gospel Reflection for December 27, 2020 – Holy Family The three verses of Sunday’s gospel in its short form tell us that the holy family — Joseph, Mary, and their child, Jesus — belonged to a people. They are not an isolated, nomadic unit or just a nuclear family but part of a larger religious …

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Do Something

Catholic Relief Service works around the global on behalf of the Catholics in the United States. The websites provides a story of hope for each week of Lent CRSricebowl.org. Take part in Operation Rice Bowl in your parish. Lent calls us to spring growth. The cross suggests Lenten practices. Choose one action a day and …

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Sirach teaches Jewish wisdom.

The three proverbs that form Sunday’s first reading tell us that speaking reveals who people really are. These proverbs come from the book of Sirach or Ecclesiasticus. The author of this collection of Jewish wisdom describes his purpose and gives his name in Sirach 50.27: “Wise instruction, appropriate proverbs, I have written in this book, …

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