Happy Shavu’ot
1st June, 2017

To some it may come as a surprise to learn that Shavu’ot (Pentecost) is not originally a Christian festival. The Hebrew word Shavu’ot means weeks. In Jewish tradition 7 is the perfect number (the number of creation) and 7 times

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Why the Ascension of the Lord Matters!
25th May, 2017

Bishop Robert Barron explains the Ascension of Jesus in this way: The Bible  speaks indeed of “heaven” and “earth,” but it sees these two realms as interacting and interpenetrating fields of force. Jesus’ great prayer, The Lord’s Prayer, which is

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Amen: an extraordinary word
23rd May, 2017

Pentecostal preachers shout it. Monks chant it. Most Christians end every prayer with it. But what does “Amen” really mean? Is it just a pious way to “log off” our dialogue with God? Amen is the Bible’s supreme expression of

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Two Roads – Master or Disaster
4th May, 2017

Through the Door If we knew the future, very few of us would make foolish decisions. But very few of us make decisions in the first place. Many people prefer to be carried along by other peoples’ decisions and by

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How to do Holy Week
12th April, 2017

Holy Week is a solemn week of extra prayer and fasting. It involves the Triduum: Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and the Easter Vigil. During those three days we recall—and through our prayer participate in—Jesus’ Last Supper with his disciples, his

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Holy Week
12th April, 2017

Holy means “set apart.” Christians set apart an entire week – Holy Week – to recall the events surrounding the suffering, Death, and Resurrection of Jesus. Find information and activities for Palm Sunday, Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday

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What is Lent?(and Make this one Awesome)
28th February, 2017

Lent means “springtime” and Springtime is an awesome time! Andy Lesnefsky explains more about this liturgical time of lent and how we can participate more fully. Here are 5 additional tips to help you focus on the why and the

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