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September 11 - A Reflection 13 Years Later FATHER JIM CHERN'S BLOG - September 11, 2014 What got me choked up this morning was the kid-- who looked to be barely a teenager. I had tuned into the September 11th Memorial on television and there he was up on the dais in Lower Manhattan reading the names of the victims - including his father - savagely killed by terrorists today 13 years ago. As the names flashed by that I felt connected to - cousins Brett Bailey and Bobby Coll - who's grandparents were parishioners of mine - I remembered being at their ...http://chernjam.blogspot.com/2014/09/september-11-reflection-13-years-later.html
Parish News & Notes ... August 10, 2014 HOLY CROSS FAMILY OF GREEN BAY, WISCONSIN - August 15, 2014 ... the first step in her Catholic upbringing. Please keep this family in prayer as the Holy Spirit guides them on this life-long faith journey. We warmly welcome Randall, Michelle, Bret, Kacia, Devin & Tiana La-Plante and welcome back Linda Horkman as the newest members of the Holy Cross Parish Family. We look forward to worshiping with you, and we invite you to get involved in our parish activities. Please keep in prayer the family of parishioner Dan ...http://holycrossfamily.blogspot.com/2014/08/parish-news-notes-august-10-2014.html
JULY 24th FEAST OF SAINT CHARBEL OF LEBANON, a MONASTIC SAINT MONKS AND MERMAIDS (A BENEDICTINE BLOG) - July 24, 2014 ... were the Son of God, as encountered in the Scriptures and in the Eucharist, and the Blessed Mother. The Eucharist became the center of his life. He consumed the Bread of Life and was consumed by it. Though his hermit did not have a place in the world, the world had a great place in his heart. Through prayer and penance he offered himself as a sacrifice so that the world would return to God. It is in this light that one sees the importance of the following Eucharistic prayer in his life: ...http://fatherdavidbirdosb.blogspot.com/2014/07/on-may-8-1828-in-mountain-village-of.html
Well Done, Good and Faithful Servant… RIP Father Eric Freed NOT A DEACON YET - July 14, 2014 ... having to relive that moment again and again while the image of finding his body was so fresh. I felt so numb, and yet was comforted by the strength of he and his wife. I went home to change for the press conference, only to find my phone full of messages asking if Father was okay, but the police had asked me to be silent. I came back to the Church to a storm of cameras, city officials and worried parishioners. The tears were already flowing everywhere when the mayor gave us the news. I wanted ...http://deacondance.com/well-done-good-and-faithful-servant-rip-father-eric-freed/
Fifteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time IGNATIAN SPIRITUALITY: SET THE WORLD ABLAZE - July 9, 2014 Fifteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time July 13, 2014 Isaiah 55:10-11; Psalm 65; Romans 8:18-23; Matthew 13:1-23 What kind of soil are you? That is, in what sort of environment do you find yourself to receive and nurture the Word of God? Every expert gardener knows the optimal conditions for planting vegetation, but we, as humans, cannot always control the environment in which we are to grow. We have to continually till our fields to keep it aerated properly, ...http://predmore.blogspot.com/2014/07/fifteenth-sunday-of-ordinary-tim.html
Science and Faith and the Big Bang Theory of Creation THESE STONE WALLS - June 18, 2014 ... (Genesis 1:1-3) My friend, Augie, likes to stop by to compare notes about our favorite TV shows. We've been mesmerized by the return of Jack Bauer's "24," and we're eagerly looking forward to this week's return of "Falling Skies." Earlier this week when Augie came to my door he asked, "What do you think of The Big Bang Theory? " I was so glad he asked. I launched into a 15-minute analysis of the science of modern cosmology and the meaning of the so-called Big ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheseStoneWalls/~3/GfGZABziXxg/
Seventh Sunday in Easter IGNATIAN SPIRITUALITY: SET THE WORLD ABLAZE - May 28, 2014 ... the Ascension Pope Francis gives us memorable words and gestures from his recent trip to the Holy Lands. The motto for his trip, "that all may be one" comes from our readings for the Seventh Sunday in Easter, the prayer of protection commonly called 'the priestly prayer.' It communicates to the believers that God's Spirit will protect the faithful after the period of time when the Risen Jesus is no longer physically on earth. The Ascension readings in Acts of ...http://predmore.blogspot.com/2014/05/seventh-sunday-in-easter.html