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Posts Tagged ‘Easter

Running back to the tomb

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Once again, it’s Easter! So much has transpired over the weeks and I have just a little time to jot some quick thoughts down.

My emotions are running high for Easter and for stress of moving. But at Mass today, the priest once again gave an excellent homily, nicely tailored to both “regulars” and visitors, believer and non-believers. Read the rest of this entry »


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April 24, 2011 at 10:08 am

Now is the ashen day

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Lent officially begins today and the homily at Mass this morning was very powerful:

“Behold, now is a very acceptable time; Behold, now is the day of salvation.” (2 Corinthians 6:2)

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March 9, 2011 at 12:58 pm

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Growing up

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March 7, 2011 at 6:48 pm

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Why Do You Seek the Living One Among the Dead?

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Oh Happy Resurrection!

This Easter Vigil was the greatest of all the Masses in the year!  Having gone through the motions of being brought into communion with the Church, I make it a point to attend the Vigil, when all the new candidates are baptized, confirmed and communed.  It always renews my vigor for my faith.

In my heart, though, I carry the thoughts of my dear friend and sponsor into the Church.  He doubts now and questions even the existence of God.  We joke lightly when we chat with each other–that he forfeited his faith to me and I forfeited my atheism to him when I converted.  Read the rest of this entry »

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April 3, 2010 at 11:16 pm

Tonight is My Last Night as a ___!

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Tonight I remain still married, but tomorrow morning I no longer will be.  When my husband told me about this, I held my tears back, but sobbed violently when he left.  I wish I could have cried before him, but I don’t know why I wish that.

Tomorrow a new adventure begins.  Read the rest of this entry »

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February 8, 2010 at 6:49 pm

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