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Easter Bible Verses for Reflection

During the beginning of spring each year we celebrate Easter. How appropriate, that as our world awakens after a winter slumber, we celebrate the rebirth and renewal of Jesus Christ when he rose from the dead three days after his crucifixion. As we reflect on the sacrifices Jesus made so that we may live in God’s love, let us think...
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Lent 2019 – Preparing for Easter

Lent 2019 began on Ash Wednesday which was March 6th this year. The approximately 40-day period of Lent 2019 ends before Easter on Holy Saturday, April 20th. This holy period of religious observance is meant to help people remember the length of time Jesus spent in the desert resisting the temptation of Satan. The Purpose of Lent The purpose of...
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Is St. Patrick’s Day a Catholic Holiday?

St. Patrick’s Day 2019 is upon us, which is a big deal when you are in or around New York City. Besides hosting the oldest and largest St. Patrick’s Day parade in the world on March 16, 2019, New York City features numerous festivities to celebrate this special day. Many people are familiar with St. Patrick’s Day as a celebration...
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Spreading Christmas Hope and Love

At last! Christmas is here. We all want to wish you and your family a Merry Christmas, Happy New Year and Happy Holidays for those who don’t celebrate.  During the Christmas and Holiday season, it is easy to get distracted and overwhelmed while running around to get decorations up, buying gifts and preparing for company. While traditions like gift-giving and...
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