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Catholic Surprise: Confession

Encountering this year’s Holy Week I have been reflecting on my year as a new Catholic. There have been the ups and downs in the year. 321 more words

Converting to Hugism

This story comes from Sue M.

Sue came from a non hugging family. Before she really even got in to the story tears were already filling her eyes. 97 more words


Your Passion and Resurrection

When you saw the empty tomb, would you have believed?

On Ash Wednesday, our parish handed out a small booklet, “Returning to God,” a compilation of inspirations from Henri Nouwen, a popular writer of the last century.[i] 499 more words

Holy Triduum

We’re right in the middle of the Easter Triduum, which is the holiest time of the entire year.  God chooses to be involved in human time, in our material world.   110 more words

" ... waves He stirred ..."

Nothing on their own have your arms ever done,

the movements of your feet are caused

by waves He stirred.

St. Teresa of Avila, 1515-1582…

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The Good

Shabbat Shalom

It’s Friday afternoon  and yet another busy week comes to a close.  As I exhale and shift  gears from the work/to-do clock,  I look around and wish that I had a more direct view of the setting sun.  142 more words