As I’ve been praying throughout Holy Thursday evening and night and into today, Good Friday morning – I haven’t been able to get this image from the movie Passion of the Christ, out of my mind – it is when Mary senses where Jesus is imprisoned in a dungeon beneath her and prostrates herself over
On this Friday of the Fourth Week of Lent, I offer three of Our Lady’s messages on fasting for us to ponder. May we reflect deeply on the power God gives to our sacrifices and prayers: “The best fast is on bread and water. Through fasting and prayer one can stop wars, one can suspend
On this Friday of the 2nd Week of Lent, enjoy the following talk on fasting: Here are a few notes I took from the talk: We fast to help us to love God with all our heart, soul, mind and strength. Human heart is like silver when we fast it is like we mix the
Help for fasting on this Friday following Ash Wednesday: Monstrance given to the parish of Medjugorje on the 30th Anniversary of the reported Apparitions. When I first heard about Medjugorje and listened to the reported messages almost 30 years ago, my heart was inflamed with great love and fervor! Along with this fervor, God gave
There is tremendous confusion surrounding the status of Medjugorje. I am writing this to provide some clarification. This clarification has received acceptance from my Diocesan office. There is much talk of Medjugorje being banned! However, we must stop speaking this way. There is NO BAN! Much of the confusion has stemmed from
Ongoing Miracle of the Eucharist in SnnBtarem While begging God to stop the black mass scheduled to take place in Oklahoma City on September 21st, thoughts of the mighty power of God kept coming into my prayers. Particularly, thoughts of the Eucharistic Miracle of Santarem that occurred in 1255, whose miraculous Presence continues to this
The Advent wreath is one of my favorite traditions and devotions. I have wonderful memories of each of my children’s eyes sparkling in anticipation and love as they were entrusted with lighting the candles. Often, the traditional prayers for the Advent wreath have been replaced or left unsaid. In the beginning, we had tried to pray
Do you ever wonder what God has in mind for your life? I have been told that each of us has a special mission. That each of us bears a special and unique characteristic of God’s life and love that we are meant to share with the world. It is a mission that we
Happy Feast Day, Saint John Paul II! On this day in which the world celebrates the one of our greatest saints and Popes of the Church, I wanted to share some information about the Pope and his connection to the most reported modern day apparition site of our time! Never heard of Medjugorje or have
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