Category Archives: prayer

The Week That Changed The World

Palm Sunday– “Took branches of palm trees, and went forth to meet him, and cried: Hosanna, blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord, the king of Israel.”- John 12:13 Holy Thursday– “And taking bread, he gave … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning/ Re-post for Lent

Spring Cleaning Posted on March 21, 2014 by Alan A. Malizia: Contagious Optimism! Co-Author As winter approaches its end, we look forward to spring. However, we ready ourselves by taking inventory of that which pertains to the season. Gardening tools … Continue reading

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Putting One’s Hand To The Plow

“Therefore the Lord God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from which he was taken. He drove out the man; and at the east of the garden of Eden he placed the cherubim, and … Continue reading

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The Lenten Journey

For those who do not know, Lent is a journey. It is observed by Catholic and most other Christian denominations. The journey begins on Ash Wednesday, and lasts forty days. During that time Christians practice prayer, fasting and almsgiving. Prayer represents how we relate to God, fasting represents how we relate to … Continue reading

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How Catholics See Mary

Beginning in the spring of 1917, nine-year-old Lucia dos Santos and her cousins Francesco and Jacinta Marto of Aljustrel in the parish of Fatima, Portugal reported apparitions of an Angel, and starting in May 1917, apparitions of the Virgin Mary, whom the … Continue reading

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Who is Roe?

To complete the third re-post of three on the topic of abortion which has been in the forefront this past week, I am posting my: Who is Roe? Since the writing of this post the real person behind the name Roe … Continue reading

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Christmas: God Comes to Man

“And though no man knew it, the hour was near which was to end and to fulfill all things; and though no man heard it, there was one far-off cry in an unknown tongue upon the heaving wilderness of the mountains. The … Continue reading

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