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November 2016

Nov 24

The Color Purple

This Sunday we begin a new liturgical year with the season of Advent. The four weeks of Advent are a time given to us by the Church for preparation and anticipation, getting ready to celebrate the birth of Jesus at Christmas. We sometimes consider Advent only as a time of anticipation, forgetting that we need to prepare, and that penance is the...
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Nov 17

The King is One of Us

"Today you will be with me in Paradise." I like this promise.  I so often find myself strung up and ashamed of my sin, ashamed of my mistakes, ashamed of my humanness.  Sometimes I feel I am there with the theif on the cross, enduring the punishment and the death I deserve. As we celebrate the kingship of Jesus let us not...
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Nov 10

Is this the end?

As we approach the end of the Liturgical year next weekend, our readings lead us to questions about death and the afterlife.  “Lo the day is coming,” is written in Malachi.  Our material or earthly world continually focus’s us on the now…on today.   Today we need to do more, be more, make more...
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Nov 3

Not So Dark After All

Seriously??  This is November already?  What happened to the beautiful late sunsets and nights spent watching the birds on our deck?  And what about those mornings sitting in my favorite chair in the living room in quiet prayer all alone watching the sun rise that filled the room with warmth and  light? I have never met a...
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