Category Archives: Scripture

Mary Kept These Things in Her Heart

“Mary Kept all these things reflecting on them in her heart”      With Mary we are invited to ponder on the deeper meaning of the birth of Jesus. From the Feast of Christ the King we have been committing ourselves to our Lord. We … Continue reading

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Why John the Baptist Couldn’t Drink Alcohol

Why John the Baptist Couldn’t Drink Alcohol The announcement of his birth: But the angel said to him [Zechariah], DO not be afraid, Zechariah, for your prayer is heard, and your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you … Continue reading

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Mary Queen of Heaven

Queenship of Mary The Roman Catholic Church holds many teachings associated with the Blessed Virgin Mary. Four of these specific doctrines have been raised to the level of dogma, meaning in technical terms that they must be held by the … Continue reading

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Why are you looking at the Heavens?

Why are you Looking to the Heavens? Christianity, especially Catholic Christianity, is not a ‘spectator sport’ or, more precisely, not a ‘spectator religion.’ Ours is a religion of ‘action’ — a religion of a people called to active discipleship and … Continue reading

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Sunday Scripture Notes – The Word of the Lord is Good Enough for Me

Sunday Scripture Notes The Word of the Lord is Good Enough for Me John 12:44-50 For Peter, the word of Jesus was different from the word of anyone else. Had anyone but Jesus told Peter to ‘Launch out into the … Continue reading

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Sunday Scripture Notes – Acts of Apostles

Sunday Scripture Notes Acts of The Apostles For the next several weeks — every Sunday until Pentecost, we will be reading the Acts of the Apostles in our Sunday readings. As you will recall our Bible is not one book, … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Sermon From The Cross Part VI

The Seven Words from the Cross The Seventh Word The Word of Committal Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Father, into your hands I commend my spirit.” (Luke 23:46)      Jesus was always submitting himself to God, and … Continue reading

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