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Encountering the Word — Luke 9:1-6

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A Daily Quote from Sacred Scripture And he called the twelve together and gave them power and authority over all demons and to cure diseases, and he sent them out to preach the kingdom of God and to heal. And he said to them, “Take nothing for your journey, no staff, nor bag, nor bread, nor money; and do not […]

Encountering the Word — Isaiah 53:5-6

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A Daily Quote from Sacred Scripture “But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that made us whole, and with his stripes we are healed. All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and the Lord has laid on him the iniquity […]

Encountering the Word — Isaiah 61:1-2

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A Daily Quote from Sacred Scripture “The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me to bring good tidings to the afflicted; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison[c] to those who are bound; to proclaim the year of the […]

Six Keys to fully Surrender to Christ

At the center of Mark’s Gospel, the Transfiguration of Christ (Mark 9:2-10) stands prominently as an encouragement along the walk from Baptism to Resurrection; a walk that must pass through the Cross. Place yourself in the position of the Apostles—they have journeyed with Jesus since he began his public ministry and I am sure that they could not have been […]

Catholic Quote of the Day — from Pope Francis

Pope Francis (neneo / Shutterstock.com)

“A prayer that does not lead you to practical action for your brother—the poor, the sick, those in need of help, a brother in difficulty—is a sterile and incomplete prayer. But, in the same way . . . When time is not set aside for dialogue with him in prayer, we risk serving ourselves and not God present in our […]

Encountering the Word — Luke 9:1-6

Photography © by Andy Coan

A Daily Quote from Sacred Scripture And he called the twelve together and gave them power and authority over all demons and to cure diseases, and he sent them out to preach the kingdom of God and to heal. And he said to them, “Take nothing for your journey, no staff, nor bag, nor bread, nor money; and do not […]

Encountering the Word — Isaiah 61:1-2

Photography © by Andy Coan

A Daily Quote from Sacred Scripture “The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me to bring good tidings to the afflicted; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison[c] to those who are bound; to proclaim the year of the […]

Encountering the Word — Isaiah 53:5-6

Photography © by Andy Coan

A Daily Quote from Sacred Scripture “But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that made us whole, and with his stripes we are healed. All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and the Lord has laid on him the iniquity […]

Catholic Quote of the Day — from Venerable Óscar Romero

Blessed Óscar Romero

“It is not enough to be good. It is not enough to not do evil. My Christianity is something more positive; it is not a negative. There are many who say, ‘But I don’t kill, I don’t steal, I don’t do anything bad to anyone.’ That’s not enough. You are still lacking a great deal. It is not enough to […]