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  • 20TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME BETWEEN HEAVEN AND MIRTH BY JAMES MARTIN, S.J. FOR THE NEXT FEW WEEKS THIS COLUMN WILL FEATURE EXCERPTS FROM THE BOOK BETWEEN HEAVEN AND MIRTH: WHY JOY, HUMOR AND LAUGHTER ARE AT THE HEART OF SPIRITUAL LIFE WEEK 2 Kuschel, the German theology professor, has a tw... [Read more]
  • 19TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME BETWEEN HEAVEN AND MIRTH BY JAMES MARTIN S.J. FOR THE NEXT FEW WEEKS THIS COLUMN WILL FEATURE EXCERPTS FROM THE BOOK BETWEEN HEAVEN AND MIRTH. As a Catholic priest and Jesuit, I’ve come across a surprising number of spiritually aware people who are, in a word, g... [Read more]
  • 17TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME MARRIAGE IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH Marriage, more properly called in the Roman Catholic Church: The Holy Sacrament of Matrimony, is one of the Seven Sacraments of the Church. Even though the words Marriage and Matrimony are frequently used interchangeably, there is signif... [Read more]
  • 16TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME SACRED SAUNTERING AND HOLY LOLLYGAGGING "Where did you go?" "Out." "What did you do?" "Nothing." There you have it: the cloud of suspicion that has hung over sauntering and lollygagging for years, and not just among the parents of teenagers. Little wonder. ... [Read more]
  • THE NATIVITY OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST THANK YOU FOR FATHER JULIO "THAT IS ALSO TRUE" When you live and work with someone their unique verbal expressions become a part of the fabric of your life. Father Julio in his bosso profundo voice, often exclaims after a statement is offered, "That Is Also Tr... [Read more]
  • 11TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME JUNE 17, 2018 BLESSING PRAYER FOR FATHER’S DAY Blessed are You, Lord and Father of All Life, who has given to us the gift of the father of our family. Today, we honor him, and we thank You for the numerous good things that are ours because of him. His love for us... [Read more]
  • 10TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME CONGRATULATIONS YOU ARE INVITED TO CONGRATULATE AND THANK FR. JULIO Bishop Serratelli has named Fr. Julio Barrios Chaplain of De Paul High School in Wayne for the 2018 – 2019 academic year. Fr. Julio will take residence in the Church of the Annunciation in Wayne. Fr.... [Read more]
  • NOVENA HONORING THE MOST HOLY TRINITY As we celebrate the Most Holy Trinity, we acknowledge that the mystery is never fully understood, but can be experienced, felt, and known. The prayer written by Joyce Rupp, O.S.M., in "Out of the Ordinary", may open us to a grateful and heartfelt experience ... [Read more]
  • PRAYER IS THE KEY TO SERENITY The Gifts of the Holy Spirit The Risen Christ commissioned the disciples and therefore us, to go out into the world and proclaim the Good News! Part of the Good News of Jesus Christ is the power of the Holy Spirit at work within us and among us. We are given all tha... [Read more]
  • PRAYER IS THE KEY TO SERENITY The Gifts of the Holy Spirit The Risen Christ commissioned the disciples and therefore us, to go out into the world and proclaim the Good News! Part of the Good News of Jesus Christ is the power of the Holy Spirit at work within us and among us. We are given all tha... [Read more]
  • PRAYER IS THE KEY TO SERENITY The Gifts of the Holy Spirit The Risen Christ commissioned the disciples and therefore us, to go out into the world and proclaim the Good News! Part of the Good News of Jesus Christ is the power of the Holy Spirit at work within us and among us. We are given all... [Read more]
  • PRAYER IS THE KEY TO SERENITY The Gifts of the Holy Spirit The Risen Christ commissioned the disciples and therefore us, to go out into the world and proclaim the Good News! Part of the Good News of Jesus Christ is the power of the Holy Spirit at work within us and among us. We are given ... [Read more]