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Fasting Opens Our Hearts

Open our hearts, O Lord, to listen to the words of your Son. Acts 16 Fasting invites the Holy Spirit in to our hearts and souls. But how does fasting help us to listen to Jesus’ words? Can we hear…

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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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Prayer Intentions

for Rich

Please pray for Rich as he prepares to enter Maryknoll as a lay missioner. May Our Lady assist him to do God’s holy will in his new vocation, and may he find great joy as he continues his life of...

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Healing of my daughter’s anxiety and depression

Please pray for my 17-year-old daughter who is dealing with anxiety and depression. We have come a long way and have faith that the Lord will continue healing and protecting her.

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Lenten Fasting Talk

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Lent: A Time to Grow Closer to Christ

Even now, says the LORD, return to me with your whole heart for I am gracious and merciful.  Joel 2:12 Today’s reading from Joel (which was also the first reading on Ash Wednesday) reminds us again of God’s gracious and...

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