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.

Being Blessed

“Jesus said blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.”  Matthew 5:6 What does righteousness mean to you? One might say, the righteous uphold the law? But are those who uphold the law still righteous when they uphold laws that...
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Jesus heals

When Jesus was on earth He performed many miracles. “Great crowds came to him, bringing the lame, the blind, the crippled, the mute and many others, and laid them at his feet; and he healed them.” (Matthew 15:30) These physical healings are a testament to the great power of God,...
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Wisdom from the mouths of babes

Here are some quotes from children that I have met via the privilege of preparing them for their First Communion and First Reconciliation. Advice to her fellow classmates, “You can run from God, but you cannot hide.” Age 10 Learning that we are one family called...
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Learning to love: just be kind!

For the last eight years I have been involved in religious education. It started with children and then it extended to the parents, and through this experience God keeps reminding me to be humble and just be kind. I learn from the children who are so trusting and naturally kind....
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How Jesus taught me “Do not judge”

Jesus said, “Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven.” Luke 7:37 Jesus also said, “Stop judging by mere appearances, and make a right judgment.” John 7:24 I think most of us are guilty...
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Love Without Borders

John the Baptist cautioned the Jewish people saying “And do not think you can say to yourselves, ‘We have Abraham as our father.’ I tell you that out of these stones God can raise up children for Abraham.  The ax is already at the root of the trees, and every tree...
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Where is God?

Not long ago I was speaking with someone about the terrible killings that were occurring in the Middle East and I was asked “Is there really someone up there taking care of us?”…This is such an important question, let’s reflect on this today. God gave us the gift of free will and...
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What does it mean to you to be One Body in Christ?

St. Paul wrote, “Just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function, so in Christ we who are many form one body, and each member belongs to all the others. We have different gifts, according to the grace given us. If a man’s...
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St. Joseph–A man of unwavering faith

I think of St. Joseph as the unsung hero of the Bible. The Virgin Mary is acknowledged in the Scriptures as blessed but little is said about the man God chose to be her spouse and the foster father of Jesus. Let’s reflect on what we do know about him. Joseph was engaged to the...
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Contemplative Prayer

My prayer journey began as a little girl with my paternal grandmother.  Her name was Margherita which means pearl.  She was a feisty lady of no more than 5 feet tall, a farmer and a midwife. I remember visiting her in Italy.  She lived with my aunt and uncle in a beautiful large...
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