Rogation Days

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For both the old and new calendars, this Thursday, May 30, 2019 is the Feast of the Ascension of our Lord.  On the old school calendar, however, starting today for 3 days, we are in the Rogation Days. Continue reading “Rogation Days”

7 Practical yet Heavenly Quotes

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Happy fifth week in the Easter season, everyone! Yes, it’s still Easter. We Catholics like to party! After rising from the dead, but before the Ascension, Jesus was so kind and affectionate to want nothing more than to visit the holy women, Mary Magdalen, the disciples of Emmaus, the Apostles, and His blessed Mother. And don’t forget His affection when Jesus went to Limbo to once again and was able to visit once again His earthly father Joseph, as well as his grandparents St. Anne and St. Joachim and all the holy men and women from the Old Testament.

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Pews, Death Penalty, Communion

Well, it’s been a couple weeks since my last post. I have an excuse though (don’t be that guy with excuses). All at the same time, I finished up fire fighter recruit school (EMT is next) as well as coordinating the First Communion and Confirmation classes, while keeping up with my tennis part time job I was working before the full time Religious Education job started recently (RIGHT before the biggest time of the year…First Communion and Confirmation that is). Continue reading “Pews, Death Penalty, Communion”

Magnum Est

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We all know Saint Therese of Lisieux, the Little Flower, and her message of doing small things with great love. As a man, I love that there’s a male saint who essentially said the same thing!  I present to you the surprisingly similar message from St. Augustine…first in Latin, then translated into English… Continue reading “Magnum Est”

Feast of the Pasch

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Normally, I want to blog just once a week, but you’re getting back to back days from me because today’s blog topic is great to share within the Easter (East=Orientam, #adOrientam) Octave or the Feast of Pasch (for the old school way of saying Easter!) Continue reading “Feast of the Pasch”