Celebrating Mary Magdalene, Apostle to the Apostles

Posted by Carolyn Pirtle on Jul 22, 2020 8:00:00 AM

In 2016, Pope Francis raised the rank of today’s celebration of Mary Magdalene from Memorial to Feast in the liturgical calendar. This means that not only will the special readings for the day be proclaimed, but the Gloria will be prayed, and, for the first time ever, a special Preface to the Eucharistic Prayer will be included in the celebration of the Mass.

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Topics: evangelization, Gospel, Mary Magdalene, liturgical year

The New Beginning

Posted by Leonard J. DeLorenzo on Apr 5, 2020 7:19:00 AM

Editorial note: This blog is the final installment in a six-part series featuring our free Lenten resource, "A Scriptural Pilgrimage to Christ Through Lent," written by Lenny DeLorenzo.

This is the end of the end and the beginning of everything else.

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Topics: healing, Lent, leonardjdelorenzo, downloadable resources, liturgical year

The Limits of Hope

Posted by Leonard J. DeLorenzo on Mar 29, 2020 7:47:00 AM

Editorial note: This blog is the fifth in a six-part series featuring our free Lenten resource, "A Scriptural Pilgrimage to Christ Through Lent," written by Lenny DeLorenzo.

There is no limit to hope because Christ has gone beyond the last horizon.

There are times when we put ourselves at a great distance from God, due to our own sin and our own neglect. Like a sheep who has wandered from the flock, I find myself alone and isolated. It is all my own doing. I rejected the care of the Shepherd, and now I have no one to care for me.

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Topics: healing, Lent, leonardjdelorenzo, Hope, downloadable resources, liturgical year, truth, vulnerability

The Depths of Mercy

Posted by Leonard J. DeLorenzo on Mar 22, 2020 7:26:00 AM
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Topics: healing, Lent, leonardjdelorenzo, downloadable resources, liturgical year, truth, vulnerability

The Hidden Life

Posted by Leonard J. DeLorenzo on Mar 15, 2020 7:06:00 AM
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Topics: healing, Lent, leonardjdelorenzo, downloadable resources, liturgical year, truth

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