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Reflection on Holy Thursday the Mass of the Lord's Supper: "Love One Another As I Have Loved You." BIG C CATHOLICS - April 9, 2017 ... president of Stonehill College and a longtime friend of Sacred Heart Parish, preached that Holy Thursday was the birthday of the Eucharist. There would be no birthday cake or candles; this birth would be celebrated by going back to the roots of Christianity, to the Lord's Last Supper, to that night in which Jesus instituted the Eucharist and the priesthood. Indeed, Holy Thursday is sometimes lost among the more popular feasts of Good Friday and of course ...http://www.bigccatholics.com/2017/04/reflection-on-holy-thursday-mass-of.html
When Frustrations Make You Overlook Blessings JOURNEY OF A CATHOLIC NERD WRITER - March 13, 2017 ... blessing and forgetting to be grateful for what you have. As I stated in my last blog post , despite any physical limitations I might've had lately (which seem to have been caused by an accidental dairy-ingestion), I've been wanting to do a lot more than what I've been able to do in recent weeks/months. Being unable to help out in the soup kitchen -- which I heard was an amazing experience -- and having other efforts to do more thwarted this weekend simply increased that ...http://catholicnerdwriter.blogspot.com/2017/03/when-frustrations-make-you-overlook.html
St. Blaise, Bishop and Martyr ATONEMENTONLINE - February 2, 2017 ... then beheading. St. Blaise has been extremely popular for centuries in both the Eastern and Western Churches and many cures were attributed to him. In 1222 the Council of Oxford prohibited servile labour in England on his feast. He is one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers. He is invoked for all throat afflictions, and on his feast two candles are blessed with a prayer that God will free from all such afflictions and every ill all those who receive this blessing. ...http://atonementparish.blogspot.com/2017/02/st-blaise-bishop-and-martyr.html
Memorial of Saint Agnes, Virgin and Martyr BIG C CATHOLICS - January 20, 2017 Agnes is one of the most glorious saints in the calendar of the Roman Church. The greatest Church Fathers sing her praise and glory. St. Jerome writes: "All nations, especially their Christian communities, praise in word and writing the life of St. Agnes. She triumphed over her tender age as well as over the merciless tyrant. To the crown of spotless innocence she added the glory of martyrdom." Agnes's name should be traced to the Greek hagne meaning "the pure", rather than ...http://www.bigccatholics.com/2017/01/memorial-of-saint-agnes-virgin-and.html
New Year Daybook :: Snow Days SHOWER OF ROSES - January 13, 2017 Happy New Year! I didn't mean to disappear for the last few weeks... We had a wonderful Christmas and New Year's despite all the viruses I kept catching. I ended up coming down with a bad cold the day after our Rose Red and Snow White Birthday Party , another shortly after Christmas leading up to New Year's, and then the flu on the evening of the first. Thankfully our children didn't get nearly as sick as I did and have ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/blogspot/eojD/~3/9bcPvCsQq24/new-year-daybook.html