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  • Bp. Barron's Lent Reflections

    • Friends, our Gospel for today focuses on the pitfalls and ideals of religious leadership. This is a week when priests, ministers, and preachers have to preach to themselves. Jesus turns his sharp eye...
  • News

    • March 2
      Our physical presence at Mass is pivotal because Jesus acted in the flesh and continues to come to us in the flesh. Now, more than ever, it is both “necessary and urgent to return to the normality of Christian life…and especially the Eucharist,” as noted by Cardinal Sarah last September. This is not only wise advice from the former Prefect for the Congregation of Divine Worship, but a practical plea to all Catholics to return to the place of the utmost grace.
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    • March 1
      "I urge you to trust in God, His Son Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior, and to seek to know Him more deeply in your daily journey. Repent of your sins and seek Gospel virtues. Study scripture in order to have a better understanding of the Word of God, and through study of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, deepen your knowledge of the Deposit of Faith which is the heritage of the Church. Receive the sacraments often, especially the Eucharist, with joy and reverence for it is Jesus who comes to you through His sacraments."
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    • February 28
      Separation, communion, and witness. These elements of holiness set the trajectory for Lent. By our mortifications and acts of self-denial we separate ourselves and declare our independence from the world. We do so with a view to encounter and be one with Christ, especially in His passion and death. When we conclude at Easter, we hope to give witness along with the Apostles saying, “We cannot help but speak of what we have seen and heard.” (Acts 4:20)
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    • February 27
      I do not underestimate the real divisions in America and in what we once called the Western world. Both our editor and David Warren can testify to my Augustinian pessimism regarding the short-term prospects for the City of Man around us. If anything, I believe the divisions are more profound than most people realize, hinging as they do on incompatible and irreconcilable notions of what justice is and what the human person is. That kind of division makes political community impossible, and the best that can be hoped for is a less violent confrontation between the opposing understandings of reality.
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    • February 25
      For the Christian, this female power can never be diminished. There’s a reason that mystics throughout the centuries have said we are all symbolically female in relation to God. He initiates with grace, and we choose. He lays down His life, and we follow Him. That’s why the highest example of a Christian will always be Mary. She was presented with a choice, and, on behalf of humanity, said “yes,” just like her symbolic predecessor Eve chose “no” by listening to the Serpent.
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  • Looking for answers ?


    Lent is a great opportunity to begin your day with some guided reflections on our faith and our Lenten journey.
    Here are three worth joining: 
    Augustine Institute
    Dynamic Catholic
    Fulton Sheen Institute

  • The Year of St. Joseph

    Throughout the year we strive to honor
    St. Joseph as the guardian and protector of the Church and her faithful with heartfelt prayer and devotion, encouraging all to take his virtuous life as our model for fulfilling our personal vocation to holiness.
    Consider a Consecration to St. Joseph as well. 

  • Faith at home resources

    A great start is the list of resources here. Explore the various offerings. Enjoy!

    For the young ones, enjoy BLESSED a great animated offering from Dynamic Catholic
    There is content for all ages in the Faith at Home section of Formed.org. 
    Puzzles and Activities here
    Metanoia is a beautifully written and filmed faith journey created by Father Dave and Fransiscan University.  They have more at Wildgoose.tv
    For local flavor, Father Chris Dayton
    More Local Flavor (with Rapping) Father Dave
    How about some couple time? You would do well to enjoy Better Together at Dynamic Catholic.

  • our broken and blessed Church