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“Sinners Caught Naked.” Sermon on Mark 14:43-52 for Ash Wednesday, February 10, 2016

  1. “Naked” is a strange word. It’s a word that makes small children giggle. It’s a word that may attract the attention of some people for the wrong reasons.
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Ash Wednesday, Les Misérables, and a Word About Grace

Written by Kacie Drake | ChattHOP Staff

I grew up with a fairly nebulous understanding of Lent. If asked for specifics, I could really only tell you that it lasted forty days and that people refrained from eating desserts. 1,014 more words

February 11. OUR LADY OF LOURDES: The Apparitions. 24th World Day of the Sick.

February 11.
OUR LADY OF LOURDES. The Apparitions.


Dear friends, Happy Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes! This day marks the first apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary in 1858 to fourteen-year old Marie Bernade (St. 1,194 more words


Food For Thought

Get rid of the old yeast that you may be a new batch without yeast – as you really are. For Christ, our Passover Lamb, has been sacrificed. 496 more words


Let Us Prevent the Worst from Happening

I have mentioned before that humanity is at a time of crisis.  It really is urgent that we change, even though the necessary effects, sufficient results to make a difference on the world scale, will take several generations.  655 more words

Americans for Life

They marched in freezing temperatures with a blizzard fast approaching. Washington D.C. was closed down – transportation systems crippled. There were fewer valiant witnesses to the Pro-Life plea than in previous years, yet their hearts burned with the love of life and of God.  780 more words

Sandra Benedetto: Poetry and Penitence

“I can pay for my own lunch”, the poet said as she stepped up to the cash register. She didn’t make eye contact with me. In fact, she rarely did. 720 more words

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