Category Archives: Father’s Messages

Divine Mercy Sunday Thought from St Augustine from today’s reading in Liturgy of the Hours

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St Augustine says, “I speak to you who have just been reborn in baptism, my little children in Christ, you who are the new off-spring of the Church gift of the…

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Divine Mercy Sunday Grace of a Second Baptism reflection from “Soul Institute’

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I have always had a love for divine mercy Sunday. Maybe it is my Polish heritage. Maybe it the fact that my priest friend was the miracle that the Vatican used…

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Father Stefan Reflection for Holy Thursday ‘Soul Institute’

We will read in the Gospel on Holy Thursday, “Before the feast of Passover, Jesus knew that his hour had come to pass from this world to the Father. He loved his own in the world and he loved them to the end. … Continue reading

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Thought that came in prayer this Morning ‘Soul Institute’ you have the Holy Spirit when you love Unity

Thought that came to me in prayer this morning….The Holy Spirit is in the Body of Christ the Church…an early Church Father said…’Where the Church is the Holy Spirit is..and where the Holy Spirit is there is the Church.’ Why … Continue reading

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Interesting though on power of prayer ‘Soul Institute’

Jordan Aumann OP in his book ‘Spiritual Theology’ writes Scriptures says Ask, and you will receive. Seek, and you will find. Knock, and it will be opened to you. For the one who asks, receives. The one who seeks, finds. … Continue reading

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Woman at the Well If You only knew the Gift of God ‘Soul Institute’

Alan Schreck in his book, “The Gift Discovering The Holy Spirit in Catholic Tradition”, writes, ” Catholic Tradition testifies unceasingly to the Holy Spirit as ‘Gift.’ Jesus told the Samaritan woman at the well, ‘If you knew the gift of … Continue reading

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Poem About Baptism and Lashes Fr Stefan

The Boy came out of the water The Water of Baptism The Priest said “You are a New Creation and have clothed yourself in Christ” The Boy is covered with blood-He is Clothed with Blood The Blood comes from the … Continue reading

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Reflection from the ‘Soul Institute’ Transfiguration Sunday Lent

We read on Sunday, “Jesus took Peter, James and John his brother, and led them up a high mountain by themselves. And he was transfigured before them; his face shone like the sun and his clothes became white as light.” … Continue reading

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More Reflection on fasting Ash Wed From the ‘Soul Institute’

This morning for the closing prayer the priest prayed these words, “That our Lenten fast may be pleasing to you and be for us a healing remedy.” Father Charles M. Murphy in his book ‘The Spirituality of Fasting’ writes, ” … Continue reading

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Lent and fasting Reflection from the ‘Soul Institute’ A Positive View of Fasting

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I might be the last person you expect to give some reflection on fasting. It is clear that fasting is not one of my strength, but I am working on it.…

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