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Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Today the Catholic Church celebrates the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. When I was young, I used to think that this referred to Jesus being conceived immaculately. And then I learned that this title referred to Our Lady. Since I love Our Lady (see here as an example), I need to say something about her …

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Memorial of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The Catholic church today celebrates the memorial of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. I believe it’s fitting that the memorial is the day before Thanksgiving. We need to be thankful for Mary’s fiat. As you may guess, I love our Lady. (see post ) Below are a few excerpts from various sites (definitely more …

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We Thought of You Today

We’re back from the Celebration of Life for my sister-in-law. (mentioned here) The Mass of Resurrection was a beautiful service. The priest did a great job in his homily. He offered comfort to the grieving family and reminded us all that death was only the beginning. We Thought of You Today We thought of you …

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All Saints & All Souls

All Saints Day & All Souls Day

We celebrate All Saints Day today & All Souls Day tomorrow. All Saints Day A great lesson here. Today we honor all saints. Those we know well, like St. John Paul II, or Mother Teresa, and the like. We also honor those saints known only to God. The following excerpt is from Chapter 8 of …

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The Hiding Place – Life of Corrie Ten Boom

Hello, Friends, has anyone of you read The Hiding Place? It’s about the life of Corrie Ten Boom by Elizabeth & John Sherrill. Before a priest posted something about her some years ago, I had never even heard of her. Then, I read the book, The Hiding Place. I can only say that it’s a …

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