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Thinking sacramentally

Thinking sacramentally

Catholics celebrate seven sacraments.  They are Baptism, Confirmation, Eucharist, Reconciliation, Marriage, Holy Orders, and Anointing of the Sick.  A sacrament is an “outward sign, instituted by Christ to give grace”. …

Dirty cups…

Dirty cups…

“Lord, cleanse my soul and I will be truly clean.”  Jesus seemed to have a way of angering people by pointing out certain truths and challenging people with the truth. …

When hope seems gone… but isn’t

“No hope” may be the saddest words in any language. When I hear them, memory often transports me to my childhood and I’m listening to my grandmother tell us about…

Happy New Year!!

Happy New Year!!

It’s a new year, 2019. It’s time for reflection on the past year or years and making resolutions about how things will be different this year. Many of us will…

Silent Night…

Silent Night…

December 24, 1914-World War I-trench warfare-German and British troop face each other over “no man’s land”. It was a clear night. The shelling and guns had stopped. Troops on both…

What’s Cooking?

With Christmas Parties, gifts and some of those delicious sweet eats that we all enjoy, I will send to you  some that we enjoy each Christmas……. ELEANORA’s  BUTTER  NUT  COOKIES…

The King is coming

The King is coming

A story:  Once upon a time (All good stories start this way.) there was a woman who lived in a small village. Through a messenger she heard that the king…

The world…

The world…

God created the whole world and all that is in it.  Genesis tells us that the world is good, because it is created by God and that human beings are…

Advent season…

Advent season…

Beginning this Sunday, the Church celebrates the season of Advent.  In the next four weeks we will ponder and reflect on the birth of Jesus. Historically speaking, some 2,000 years…

What’s Cooking?

What’s Cooking?

It sure does look like winter out today with our first major storm of wind, snow and schools being called..  Now is a great time for you and your children to…