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Easter Quote - Pope John Paul II

“Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.”


Good Friday

Good Friday is best known for the Trials and death of Jesus which happened today.  Usually there are Stations of the Cross services on this day along with the veneration of the cross. 633 more words


The "hour" of Christ

At the wedding feast of Cana Jesus told his mother that his hour had not yet come. As he approaches his death on the Cross he reveals that his hour has come. 793 more words

Catholic Weekly

Omniscience Forgetting; Omnipotence Kneeling

“Fully aware that the Father had put everything into His power, …He began to wash the disciples’ feet.” (John 13:3,5)

The Father had put everything… 541 more words


Lord, send us priests

As the number of active priests in our diocese continues to decrease, I was convicted as I read these words of soon-to-be-Saint John Paul II from his last… 75 more words

Holy Thursday

On Being Beautiful

In philosophy, we consider being under three different aspects that we call the transcendentals. They are the true, good, and beautiful (verum, bonum, et pulchrum). As being is knowable to our intellects, it is true; as being is loved by our wills, it is good; as being appeals to our emotions and aesthetic sense, it is beautiful. 1,728 more words

Pope Benedict XVI Affirms Beauty, Revealed in Art and Music, is a Path to God


•By Deacon Keith Fournier
•Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

Blessed John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI are encouraging the flourishing of all the arts in a great renewal of humanity for our age. 5,066 more words