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"I don't want to die before the last day of my life."

Last weekend, my sister graduated from her master’s program at Marquette University, and I insisted on coming down to Milwaukee for the celebration.  As I guess is common at large universities, the ceremony took place in two parts: part one, held at the Bradley Center in the morning, was a ceremony for everyone, while part two, held after a break for lunch, was where the University split into its various colleges and did the actual reading of the names.   458 more words


Veni, Sancte Spiritus!

Come, Holy Spirit, come! Who doesn’t need the Spirit of God with them every day of their lives, guiding, counseling, and carrying their hearts always to God? 262 more words


Visitation of the Blessed Virgin

Rejoice in Hope

1 Samuel 2:1-10; Psalm 113; Romans 12:9-16b; Luke 1:39-57

In those days Mary set out and went with haste to a Judean town in the hill country, where she entered the house of Zechariah and greeted Elizabeth.

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Pentecost or Whit Sunday 2015

Mass Today at 6.00pm

Introit (Wisdom 1:7)

The Spirit of the Lord hath filled the whole world, alleluia; and that which containeth all things hath knowledge of the voice, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia. 1,404 more words


Too Good to be True


So they went up out of Egypt and came to the land of Canaan to their father Jacob. And they told him, “Joseph is still alive, and he is ruler over all the land of Egypt.” And his heart became numb, for he did not believe them.   637 more words

Why Easter Can Never Be Ruined.

Last Easter Leo was dying. Good Friday was his very last time in church. It was the last time he wore shoes. He ran and danced. 1,070 more words


Saturday of the 7th Week of Easter

The ending of the Book of the Acts of the Apostles can be a little bit frustrating, simply because it leaves the final chapters of Saint Paul’s life untold.   193 more words