The Battle

Deacon Blog                                    March 23, 2019 The Battle Continous I received many comments on last week’s subject. A dialogue emerged, mostly along a “certain age” demographic, that was grateful for a subject they’re real familiar with, but also one they perceive as an essential teaching of the Church

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Spiritual Warfare

Deacon Blog                                    March 16, 2019 A Battle for Our Souls A few weeks ago I attended the funeral of my beloved brother-in-law who passed away. Because my family shares a deep faith in GOD, a lot of our time was spent discussing “themes” of Church and how

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Humility

Deacon Blog                                    March 6, 2019 Humility When we read the accounts of the Saint’s lives or other great leaders of the Church, one virtue stands out among them all. Whether it is stated implicitly or through the example of their lives, Humility plays an integral role as

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Mystery

Deacon Blog                             February 17, 2019 Mystery We’ve become so cynical as a society. If we can’t touch something, if we can’t see it for ourselves, or prove things with an adequate amount of factual data we are inclined to dismiss it. This has always been the Church’s “uphill

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DMF 2019

DMF 2019 There could not be a more appropriate Gospel reading today for the DMF appeal. Today we hear of Peter’s second encounter with Jesus (according to St. Luke), the first being the healing of his mother-in-law. If the healing of his mother-in-law set the stage for this event, then

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A Walk About

Deacon Blog                             February 10, 2019 A Walk About For the next few months it will be impossible to stray too far from the “themes” of Lent. Lent begins March 6th, a late start for this forty-day pilgrimage. Traditionally pilgrimages are used for the purpose of addressing personal or

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Source and Summit

Deacon Blog                                                                                                                                     1/27/2019 How many times have you said, or heard someone say “Mass is boring”? Or my favorite “I’m just not being fed”, like we’ve been invited out to dinner. To be fair, I hear this from people of all denominations, but I would like to address specifically the

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Currency of Heaven 12/16/2018

  deacon Blog                                    12/16/2018 The Currency of Heaven While this blog is not completely new, it has been a while since I have written. During my diaconal formation I wrote to you, my family in Faith, to talk about certain issues. Faith, as in a devotion to mysteries that transcend

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