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An Eternal Example

God was reconciling the world to himself in Christ, and entrusting to us the message of reconciliation. 2 Cor 5:19 As we mentioned a few days ago, it’s important to trust God.  But He also entrusts us with evangelizing.  He…

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Prayer and Fasting Are a Great Team

Most of us are familiar with today’s reading about David and Goliath. Sometimes we probably use the term “David fighting Goliath” when a small company or person challenge a larger corporation. It may sound simplistic, but it all comes down…

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Singing the Goodness of the Lord

Forever I will sing the goodness of the Lord.  Psalm 89 Forever I will sing the goodness of the Lord.  Do we find ourselves humming on days of fasting or grumbling?    When we fully embrace the fasting routine, especially if…

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Here I Am, Lord

Here I am, Lord, I come to do your will.  Psalm 40 It’s been a wonderful two weeks of feasting, but now it’s time to get back to fasting. Tomorrow’s response to the psalm could be our daily inspiration.  Here…

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Fasting and Mary’s Fiat

Mary said, “Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord. May it be done to me according to your word.” Luke 1:38 Without Mary’s “Yes,” Our Savior would’ve never been able to save and redeem us. Our Lady’s role was…

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Are We Prepared to Meet Jesus?

R. Alleluia, alleluia. Behold, the Lord comes to save his people; blessed are those prepared to meet him. R. Alleluia, alleluia. Advent is a beautiful time of preparation for Christmas. But it’s easy to lose sight of that, given our…

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Fasting and a Strong Faith

His dominion is an everlasting dominion that shall not be taken away, his kingship shall not be destroyed. Dan 7:14 Those who persecuted the Christians in the early days probably thought that killing the Christians might destroy Christianity or stop…

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Fasting and Giving Thanks

Remain faithful until death, And I will give you the crown of life. Rev 2:10 Happy Thanksgiving! After the huge turkey dinner and pumpkin pie have been consumed, we can get back to our fasting routine today! And leftovers always…

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Prayer Intentions

for our priests

Please pray for all priests in the Arcdiocese of Boston who are receiving new assignments for the next phase of the collaborative model that begins in June. May their current parishioners shower them with love and thanksgiving as they prepare...

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Please pray for my 15-year-old son. He is having teenage rough times. I have fasted as well and need more fasting. He feels Mom is out to get him and that is very painful for his mom to know that...

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Lenten Fasting Talk

February 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Mar 02
Mar 07

Lenten Talk

March 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
St. Francis Chapel, Prudential Center
800 Boylston St #1001
Boston MA

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The Beginning of Lent – Ash Wednesday

Even now, says the LORD, return to me with your whole heart, with fasting, and weeping, and mourning; Rend your hearts, not your garments, and return to the LORD, your God. For gracious and merciful is he, slow to anger,...

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