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Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jul 01, 2020
Readings: 1st Reading: 2 Kings 4:8-11, 14-16Resp. Psalm: Psalm 89:2-3, 16-17, 18-192nd Reading: Romans 6:3-4, 8-11Gospel: Matthew 10:37-42God always knows what we need before we do. We read that the Prophet Elisha helped the family that provided for him. God is always willing to help us and especially those that provide for His Church and His ministers. He established His Church on earth to give
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On Marian Visions

May 24, 2020
As we continue to honor Mary in this month of May I would like share a few words on Marian apparitions or visions[1], a topic I mentioned in my last reflection. I had explained how the relationship of us Carmelites to Our Lady is founded on Sacred Scripture and the Church's teachings more than on these extraordinary phenomena. In this we attempt to live a life similar to hers, which was led by the
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