Duxbury Catholic

February 2017

Feb 23

Don't Worry. Be Happy.

The message from the Gospel this Sunday is clear and simple.  Jesus tells us not to be anxious about the things of this world.  “Do not worry and say, ‘What are we to eat?’ or ‘What are we to drink?’ or ‘What are we to wear?’…Do not worry about tomorrow; tomorrow will take care of...
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Feb 22

How to get the most out of your Lent

How do you get the most out of your Lent? I don't know about you, but every year I think "I'm going to be prepared for Lent, I'm going to come up with a killer fast and I'll do it every day and I'll gain so many brownie points in Heaven" and then Ash Wednesday rolls around and I think "ok already a day behind, what can I do,...
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Feb 16

The Way of Holiness

This weekend's readings continue the message about becoming a better version of oneself.  And especially, with the words of Jesus last week about not coming "to abolish the law…..but to fulfill (it)", I find these messages not very easy to hear but very important for my prayer life. With the words of the first reading of...
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Feb 9

What Kids Don't Know

Two weeks ago we heard the Beatitudes which give us a blueprint for happiness. Last week we were called to be light in the world.  This weekend’s reading put extra emphasis on the Law.  We start with Sirach end with Matthew both of which emphasize the role of the Law in the life of the Christian.  Together they are really...
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Feb 2

Shine Your Light

The Mass readings from the past few weeks have been on point with all that is going on in our country and world.  How are we to respond as Christians?  How are we to speak with people we disagree with?  How are we to serve those who are less fortunate?  What does it mean to act in strength and justice? Jesus encourages...
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