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Around the world in 40 days

I don’t know if you caught the end of my last post, but I have a plan for Lent. Lent lasts 46 days from Ash Wednesday until midnight the night before Easter Sunday (Holy Saturday). If you take out the six Mondays during Lent that I will continue to write the “Weekly Saint” series, we’ll… Continue reading Around the world in 40 days

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John the Baptist, Part II

Yesterday, I did a lot of speculation about what it might have been like for John the Baptist as a child.  Since we don’t have a lot of biblical proof to go by, we can only imagine what it might have been like for John to grow up with the knowledge that he would become… Continue reading John the Baptist, Part II

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Prayer & Action Request for Father Tom of India

We’re coming up on the one year anniversary of Father Tom Uzhunnalil’s kidnapping in India. In 2015, while on a visit to his homeland India, civil war in Yemen worsened.  India advised it’s citizens not to travel to Yemen, but Father Tom decided that his work at the Missionaries of Charity, an order established by… Continue reading Prayer & Action Request for Father Tom of India

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Weekly Saint: Trading Places

“There is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends”  John 15:13   By far, my favorite part of Monday’s is sitting down first thing in the morning with a hot cup of coffee and letting the Holy Spirit “talk” to my heart by leading me to the “Weekly Saint”.  There… Continue reading Weekly Saint: Trading Places

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Valentine

Today a lot of us celebrate Valentine’s Day.  It’s a day that is customarily known for symbolism and display of love. We celebrate it by giving those whom we love flowers, jewelry, cards, chocolates, and other gifts of affection. But, we don’t hear a lot about St. Valentine himself any more. Traditional Valentine Legend Sometime… Continue reading Valentine

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Weekly Saint: Gayle Williams

October 20, 2008 was a pretty unremarkable day; not much happened that carried a great deal of historical significance. Except for one family who had their world turned upside down. On that day in October of 2008, Gayle Williams of England and South Africa, was shot in the street by two men on a motorbike… Continue reading Weekly Saint: Gayle Williams