As followers of Christ, we must listen to the voice of God spoken in the Holy Scriptures.  We hope you find the following spiritual reflections enlightening.

Honouring God’s Law

If we are going to follow Jesus we must honour God’s law. Unfortunately, we live in a world where some of our laws are in conflict with God’s laws. Abortion is one of the great tragedies of our time, where man’s laws fail to acknowledge God’s law –“Do not kill.” (Exodus...
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Allowing our money to love God

When I was 16 years old I got my first big job.  I was working as a teller at a bank.  I remember the day when the manager brought me into the bank vault.  I was stunned to see all the little bricks of cash.  At 16, I figured with a suitcase full of those little bricks of money I...
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God’s Amazing Grace

Over a decade has passed since I began searching for God.  Ten years ago, I had been reading about the apparition of the Virgin Mary in Lourdes, France to St. Bernadette.  My family was planning a trip to Italy so I decided why not go on a pilgrimage to the place where the Virgin...
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Loving our children

We love our children and we do our best to be good parents to them.  We want to keep them safe and we want to help them create a future that allows them to live up to their potential and be happy.  So does God.  “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD,...
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Palm Sunday

Jesus Comes to Jerusalem as King   “The next day the great crowd that had come for the festival heard that Jesus was on his way to Jerusalem. They took palm branches and went out to meet him, shouting, “Hosanna! ” “Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!” “Blessed...
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Proving our virtues

St. Catherine of Siena born in 1347 wrote a book called “The Dialogue” where she dictates, while in a state of ecstasy, a conversation she had with God.    God explained that our virtues are “proved and fortified by their contraries.”  Essentially this means that we have virtues...
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Blessed are the merciful

Jesus said, “Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy.” Matthew 5: 7 Jesus said, “Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.”  Matthew 5:44 When we pray for our enemies and when we forgive them, we are fighting the “good fight” attacking and...
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Patient, selfless and passionate

These are words that I would use to describe  Our loving, merciful Saviour Jesus—patient, selfless, passionate. I often think of Jesus waiting for His people to come back to Him. Can you imagine loving someone so much, but the person you love doesn’t speak to you; they don’t...
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God’s Forgiveness

Have you received the Sacrament of Reconciliation lately? I think this may be the Sacrament that many people struggle with. People often wonder “Why do I have to confess my sins to a priest? Why not just talk to Jesus privately and ask for forgiveness?” I believe the answer is...
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Effort and Results

I worked for over 20 years in the fast paced world of high tech.  Results were what mattered, especially in the area where I worked, sales and marketing.  Efforts were simply a means to an end.  While our performance evaluations did examine competencies like our leadership...
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