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Acolyte

“As one set aside in a special way for the service of the altar, the acolyte should learn all matters concerning public divine worship and strive to grasp their inner spiritual meaning: in that way he will be able each… Continue Reading →

Being Quiet Enough to Hear

First, I stressed the importance of silence to an overflowing room of teens. “Turn off your phones, take your headphones out of your ears”. “Sit no more than three to a pew when we enter the church”. We were heading… Continue Reading →

Listening in the Dark

At times it feels as though we have been collectively thrown into an never-ending dark night. We don’t have to look far to see the terror. All we have to do is turn on our TV, scroll through our social… Continue Reading →

Help me to see…

Mark 10:46-52 “…and as he was leaving Jericho with his disciples and a sizable crowd, Bartimaeus, a bind man, the son of Timaeus was sitting by the roadside begging.” Blind people were considered throwaways in the culture at that time…. Continue Reading →

Laudato Si – Praise be to You

Pope Francis opens his beautiful, yet challenging, encyclical with words from St. Francis of Assisi’¬†Canticle of the Creatures: “Laudato Si, mi signore – “Praise be to you my Lord”, and he ends it with¬†“Praise be to him!” He begins and… Continue Reading →

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