My Lenten Promises: Update

Hey everyone! I hope your Lenten season got off to a good start and that you’re fulfilling your Lenten promises (if you made any!). A little over a week ago, I shared my list of Lenten promises. Here they are again in case you didn’t get a chance to see that post: Pray the rosary […]

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Ash Wednesday-Start of Lent

As everyone knows, this past Wednesday was Valentine’s Day, a day where love is celebrated in emotional and material ways. However, unless you are a practicing Catholic, you may have not known that Ash Wednesday occurred on the same day. Ash Wednesday is a Catholic holiday that marks the beginning of Lent, a 40-day period […]

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Romans 12:1-2

At today’s church service, the second reading stood out to me. Romans 12:1-2 King James Version (KJV) 12 I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service. 2 And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by […]

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Matthew 10:26-33

Fear them not therefore: for these is nothing covered, that shall not be revealed; and hid, that shall not be known. What I tell you in darkness, that speak ye in light: and what ye hear in the ear, that preach ye upon the housetops. And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill […]

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Mass Readings 2/12

Here are today’s readings from mass: Sirach 15:15-20 If you will, you can keep the commandments, and to act faithfully is a matter of your own choice. He has placed before you fire and water: stretch out your hand for whichever you wish. Before a man are life and death, and whichever he chooses will […]

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Mass Readings and Homily 2/5

Here are today’s readings and homily from mass: Isaiah 58:7-10   1 Corinthians 2:1-5 Matthew 5:13-16   Homily Today’s homily reflected on the ideas in Matthew 5:13-16 about how we as people are the salt and the light of the earth. For many of us, the idea that we can be the light of the […]

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Changing Up Scripture Posts

So if you’ve been following my blog and reading my scripture challenge posts, you’ve probably noticed the format of them. I have a little intro, then I list the scripture passage name and lines with the date I wrote it in my journal, then I have my reflection about it below. I do about 5 […]

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Gospel and Homily 1/29

Today’s gospel reading was Matthew 5:1-12; I’m going to share the passage with all of you because it is such a beautiful passage. Matthew 5:1-12 “And seeing the multitudes, he went up into a mountain: and when he was set, his disciples came unto him: And he opened his mouth, and taught them, saying, Blessed […]

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