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Ordinary Time

Sometimes I find myself looking ahead in my calendar to do a survey of “coming events” thinking that once something major has happened things will turn back to normal (whatever that is!) and I’ll be able to return to a rhythm of exercise, good eating and prayer. 287 more words

Sometimes Words Matter

Happy Easter.  This evening Holy Mother Church brings to conclusion the great season of Easter.  In fact, Pentecost ends an intense multi-season celebration of God and His coming to us to lead us home. 569 more words


Unremitting Joy - 50

Just as 50 days ago the glory of the risen Lord broke from the tomb, today on Pentecost Sunday the Holy Spirit descends to stir things up and change the order that was once thought unchangeable. 57 more words

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Unremitting Joy - 49

The season is nearly over however the Easter Eucharistic Prayer is still resounding and I return to it for our penultimate picture.

 … Changed the women’s sorrow into joy.

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Unremitting Joy - 47

I turn again to the SEC Eucharistic Prayer for today’s picture.

It would appear that just about every time Jesus appeared to someone he reminded them of what he had said and promised before his Passion and Crucifixtion, then they hadn’t understood, now slowly over these 50 days more and more people were growing in understanding, but there was about to be another shift, another twist in the tale.  74 more words

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Unremitting Joy - 46

Peter, and John, and James, and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James son of Alphaeus, and Simon the Zealot, and Judas son of James.

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Unremitting Joy - 45

Jesus had ascended and the disciples waited, a wait which would not be in vain.  For although he would no longer suddenly appear in their midst he was going to be constantly with them.  98 more words

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