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Another golden nugget from ‘Joy of the Gospel’ Aug 21 Lent without Easter

“There are Christians whose lives seem like Lent without Easter…Sometime we are tempted to find excuses and complain, acting as if we could only be happy if a thousand conditions are met. To some extent this is because our ‘technological … Continue reading

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Golden Nugget from ‘Joy of the Gospel’ Joy of the Lord Aug 21

Originally posted on "Let the Fire Fall":
“The Gospel, radiant with the glory of Christ’s cross constantly invites us to rejoice. A few example will suffice. ‘Rejoice!’ in the angel’s greeting to Mary. (Lk 1:28) Mary’s visit to…

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Golden Nugget from ‘Joy of the Gospel’ Joy of the Lord Aug 21

“The Gospel, radiant with the glory of Christ’s cross constantly invites us to rejoice. A few example will suffice. ‘Rejoice!’ in the angel’s greeting to Mary. (Lk 1:28) Mary’s visit to Elizabeth makes John leap for joy in his mother’s … Continue reading

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Golden Nugget from ‘Joy of the Gospel’ Aug 20 Take the Risk for Jesus

Originally posted on "Let the Fire Fall":
“I invite all Christian, everywhere, at this very moment, to a renewed personal encounter with Jesus Christ, or at least an openness to letting him encounter them; I ask all of…

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Golden Nugget from ‘Joy of the Gospel’ Aug 20 Take the Risk for Jesus

“I invite all Christian, everywhere, at this very moment, to a renewed personal encounter with Jesus Christ, or at least an openness to letting him encounter them; I ask all of you to do this unfailingly each day. No one … Continue reading

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Golden Nugget from ‘Joy of the Gospel’ Aug 20 Take the Risk for Jesus

“I invite all Christian, everywhere, at this very moment, to a renewed personal encounter with Jesus Christ, or at least an openness to letting him encounter them; I ask all of you to do this unfailingly each day. No one … Continue reading

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Golden Nuggets from Pope Francis ‘The Joy of the Gospel’

Pope Francis is gathering cardinals, bishops and lay people to Rome in September. Pope Francis desires the letter, ‘Joy of the Gospel’ to be a spark that sets the Church on fire with the Holy Spirit rather than just another … Continue reading

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Reflection on the day “Money and the Gospel’ Aug 18

A young man approached Jesus and said, “Teacher, what good must I do to gain eternal life?” He answered him, “Why do you ask me about the good? There is only One who is good. If you wish to enter … Continue reading

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Reflection for Gospel Sunday Aug 17 “Faith’

At that time, Jesus withdrew to the region of Tyre and Sidon. And behold, a Canaanite woman of that district came and called out, “Have pity on me, Lord, Son of David! My daughter is tormented by a demon.” But … Continue reading

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Poem ‘Faith is a Rocket’

5,4,3,2,1 we have lift off. Faith has just lifted off We can see the trail of selfishness, and ego that it is leaving in it path There is one question. Can Faith break through the gravity of the self? The … Continue reading

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