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Divine Mercy Sunday HOMILIES AND OCCASIONAL THOUGHTS - April 3, 2016 During the four years that Father Xavier and I shared the rectory, I don't think either of us apologized once. We didn't need to—we were close in age and of similar habits in the house. With Father Paul it's a whole different story. We're apologizing all the time! He says he's sorry for eating at breakfast the lasagna I'd planned to serve for dinner, and I say I'm sorry for yelling when I found the empty dish. But it's really ...http://gregorynsmith.blogspot.com/2016/04/divine-mercy-sunday.html

The Easter Season CATHOLIC HOTDISH - April 1, 2016 Length. The Easter Season is fifty days, not forty days, like Lent, or four weeks or slightly less, like Advent. The Easter Season extends from Easter Sunday to Pentecost. It is sometimes known as the "Festival of Weeks," seven weeks of seven days (49 days), plus one, the fiftieth day, Pentecost. The Octave of Easter. The first eight days of the Easter Season are known as the Octave of Easter. Easter is the greatest Christian feast, so great, in fact, that it cannot ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/CatholicHotdish/~3/KthwCSX4z1I/

50 Days of Easter A CATHOLIC LIFE - March 30, 2016 ... eclipsed the time of penance of Lent. Let all of us who have fasted and prayed through Lent celebrate this great season of ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/blogspot/myST/~3/gs9zngsoKow/50-days-of-easter.html

Easter Sunday, Cycle C LORD, IF YOU WILL (SUNDAYS AND SOLEMNITIES) - March 27, 2016 Today, is Easter Sunday, the day of the Resurrection, the Sunday of all Sundays, 50 days to celebrate, 10 days longer than Lent as if to show it is worth it, 50 individual days that are to be celebrated as one perpetual Sunday. This is the day that our entire lives have led up to, this is the day that reminds us of what Christ did for us and why it matters, because this is the day, as we heard last night in the Exultet: ...http://lordifyouwill.blogspot.com/2016/03/easter-sunday-cycle-c.html

The Easter Homily of St. John Chrysostom SUNLIT UPLANDS - March 27, 2016 ... those who have borne the burden of Lent now receive their pay, and those who have toiled since the first hour, let them now receive their due reward; let any who came after the third hour be grateful to join in the feast, and those who may have come after the sixth, let them not be afraid of being too late; for the Lord is gracious and He receives the last even as the first. He gives rest to him who comes on the eleventh hour as well as to him who has toiled since the first: ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/SunlitUplands/~3/RYEIBcrdWy0/the-easter-homily-of-st-john-chrysostom.html

God Is Ever Faithful! A FRIAR'S LIFE - March 27, 2016 ... said, "Easter is the Christian holiday coinciding with the Jewish feast of Passover when Jesus and His disciples were eating the Last Supper, but He was deceived and turned over to the Romans by one of His disciples. The Romans crucified Him and made Him wear a crown of thorns. He was hung on a cross and buried in a cave which was sealed off by a large boulder." St. Peter said, "Very good. Anything else?" The man said, "Oh, right, and every year the boulder is moved aside so that Jesus can ...http://afriarslife.blogspot.com/2016/03/god-is-ever-faithful.html

Saint John Chrysostom Quote (From an Easter Homily) SAINT QUOTE OF THE DAY - March 26, 2016 ... feast; let the wise serv ants blissfully enter into the joy of their Lord; let those who have borne the burden of Lent now receive their pay, and those who have toiled since the first hour, let them now receive their due reward; let any who came after the third hour be grateful to join in the feast, and those who may have come after the sixth, let them not be afraid of being too late, for the Lord is gracious and He receives the last even as the first. He gives rest to him who ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/SaintQuoteOfTheDay/~3/PfQTdbXE8ig/saint-john-chrysostom-quote-from-easter.html

Reflection, March 27, 2016 Easter Sunday PONDER THESE THINGS IN YOUR HEART - March 26, 2016 ... caused this to happen. All human beings share in the execution of our Savior. Then, I really have to question some of the stupid things that I do. Now, what do we do with that? What I feel inside is that I want to be a better Christian than I have been. I want to really do what it is that I was put on this earth to do. So, if this Lent has any effect on me, I will make ...http://ponderintheheart.blogspot.com/2016/03/reflection-march-27-2016-easter-sunday.html

Good Friday ABBEY ROADS - March 25, 2016 ... mercy delight Me. To such souls I grant even more graces than they ask. I cannot punish even the greatest sinner if he makes an appeal to My compassion." - Our Lord to St. ...http://abbey-roads.blogspot.com/2016/03/good-friday.html

Sacred Triduum...celebrating the Mystery of Christ's Love. IN PRINCIPIO ERAT VERBUM - March 24, 2016 http://verbumcarofactumest.blogspot.com/2016/03/sacred-triduumcelebrating-mystery-of.html

Judas' and Our Betrayals HEART OF A MOTHER - March 23, 2016 Lent is coming to a close, and we now enter into the most sacred days of the Church year! Most of us cannot stop our daily lives and focus entirely on the great Triduum celebrations. The laundry, diapers, cooking, and cleaning does not simply pause for the next several days. But that is the beauty of praying as we work, and I have found that turning my thoughts repeatedly back to the last events in the life of Christ help me to still my ...http://heartofamother.blogspot.com/2016/03/judas-and-our-betrayals.html

Palm Sunday With Pope Francis IN PRINCIPIO ERAT VERBUM - March 20, 2016 ... Altar loudly speaks through the silence and emptiness that we have lost the Messiah to the sinister triumph of darkness. However, the eclipse of evil is short lived. The Father will raise Jesus from the dead, and our understanding of the Messianic prophecies of the Old Testament will be consummated in new life. This is a magnificent week of remembrance and celebration. Holy Week for the Catholic Church is a mini-theological retreat, divided by days and events that herald the ...http://verbumcarofactumest.blogspot.com/2016/03/palm-sunday-with-pope-francis.html

On the Edge 1 FRANCISCAN WAY - March 18, 2016 Most High, glorious God, enlighten the darkness of my heart. ~St Francis of Assisi As we drove to Mass the other morning, I could not help but notice the amazing, beautiful sunrise. As someone who loves the color purple, it is always my favorite part. This particular morning I noticed something I had never noticed before. The purple was most vivid at a particular point, when the light of the Sun first touched the darkness of night. As lent was fast ...http://1franciscanway.blogspot.com/2016/03/on-edge.html

An Overview of Holy Week A CONCORD PASTOR COMMENTS - March 18, 2016 ... liturgies. In the week we call holy, the Church celebrates the most ancient and beautiful rites in its spiritual heritage. These are the most important days of the whole church year, even though they are not days of obligation. Holy Week begins this year on March 2 0 with Palm (Passion) Sunday . With different degrees of solemnity, parishes will commemorate the Lord's Entrance into Jerusalem with a blessing of palm branches and a procession. At this Mass every year, the ...http://concordpastor.blogspot.com/2016/03/an-overview-of-holy-week.html

Friday, March 18, 2016 FR. CARMEN MELE, O.P.: TODAY'S HOMILETTE - March 17, 2016 Friday of the Fifth Week in Lent (Jeremiah 20:10-13; John 10:31-42) Among the gestures made in church we bow to the altar. Some perhaps think that they are reverencing the tabernacle which is often placed behind the altar. But the altar itself is a symbol of Jesus. We bow to him. The gospel today indicates the association. The setting is the Jewish feast of the dedication of the Temple altar. Jesus came to Jerusalem ...http://cbmdominicanpreacher.blogspot.com/2016/03/friday-march-18-2016.html

Is Your Name Written in the Dirt? DOMINE, DA MIHI HANC AQUAM! - March 14, 2016 NB. I was asked to celebrate and preach the 7.30am Mass for the nuns. 5th Sunday of Lent Fr. Philip Neri Powell, OP Monastery of OLR, Summit, NJ Standing before him in the temple area is a woman accused of adultery. Standing behind her are her accusers, the scribes and Pharisees who hope to trip him up with a tricky legal question: should this woman be stoned to death according to the Law of Moses? The woman's accusers present their bear-trap case to him ...http://hancaquam.blogspot.com/2016/03/is-your-name-written-in-dirt.html

Pause for Prayer: SATURDAY 3/12 A CONCORD PASTOR COMMENTS - March 11, 2016 Lent is a great time to take a self-inventory, to measure myself against God's Word and to confess my sins . There are many "examinations of conscience" available online. This is the one included in the handout for adults in my parish who are preparing to celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation. An exercise like this can offer a great Lenten pause for prayer... - Do I love God? Do I worship God? Do I ...http://concordpastor.blogspot.com/2016/03/pause-for-prayer-saturday-312.html

Faith No Guarantee of Affirmation YOUR DAILY TRIPOD - March 10, 2016 Friday of the Fourth Week of Lent By Colleen O'Sullivan The wicked said among themselves, thinking not aright: "Let us beset the just one, because he is obnoxious to us; he sets himself against our doings… Let us condemn him to a shameful death; for according to his own thoughts God will take care of him…" These were their thoughts, but they erred; for their wickedness blinded them, and they knew not the hidden counsels of God; neither did they count on a ...http://yourdailytripod.blogspot.com/2016/03/faith-no-guarantee-of-affirmation.html

Fourth Sunday of Lent: The Compassionate Father VERITATEM FACIENTES IN CARITATE. PROCLAIMING THE TRUTH IN LO - March 8, 2016 ... of them. Sometimes we wallow in the mud of selfishness and squander the good things God has given us in the darkest places. We stray from God and take advantage of all sorts of evils in order to feed are selfish appetites. And other times we are jealous, filled with contempt, even hateful or angry. In our own insecurity we hate to see others receiving anything good. In the end pride drives us to commit the sins of both ...http://proclaimthetruthinlove.blogspot.com/2016/03/third-sunday-of-lent-compassionate.html

Create a New Earth YOUR DAILY TRIPOD - March 7, 2016 Monday of the Fourth Week of Lent Thus says the LORD: Lo, I am about to create new heavens and a new earth; the things of the past shall not be remembered or come to mind. Instead, there shall always be rejoicing and happiness in what I create; for I create Jerusalem to be a joy and its people to be a delight; I will rejoice in Jerusalem and exult in my people. Isaiah 65:17-19b The royal official said to him, "Sir, come down before my child dies." Jesus said to him, "You ...http://yourdailytripod.blogspot.com/2016/03/create-new-earth.html

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