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Viva Cristo Rey!

Today we close the liturgical year with the Celebration of Christ the King.

Quite fitting, and extremely pride-evoking, in today’s Homily, Father Peter spoke of Blessed Padre Miguel Pro. 85 more words


Christ the King

Today, Christ the King Sunday, I attended my first Mass at the local Catholic Church where I’m taking RCIA classes. It’s a beautiful day, though rainy, and I so enjoyed the Mass and then a pleasant walk afterward. 642 more words


"Bekdo! Bekdo! Bekdo!"

I was invited by a friend to attend a mass and games day at her church. It sounded like a fun thing to do – especially given my tendency to absorb religions – and so on Sunday morning, off I went to St. 807 more words

Reflection on the Kingship of Jesus and Queenship of Mary

I was praying my Rosary earlier this evening before the Blessed Sacrament. And as I contemplated the Fifth Glorious Mystery, which is the Coronation of the Blessed Virgin Mary as Queen of Heaven and Earth, I saw something deeper that I hadn’t seen before. 325 more words

Life In Christ

Children of God

The Catholic Church’s pro-life stance encompasses the sanctity of all life, from birth to natural death. However, what is most often focused on by both the Church and those criticizing the Church are beginning and end of life issues, primarily abortion and doctor-assisted suicide. 477 more words


Sunday Snippets: A Catholic Carnival

I fell off the NaBloPoMo wagon in a big way, even failing to participate in my usual linkups.  So I missed Sunday Snippets last week, and will make up for it by listing two weeks’ worth of posts this week. 128 more words