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The Night Jesus Went Missing

A few years ago when I was at my previous assignment in Dayton, at about 10 o’clock at night a young woman came to the rectory door. She was very upset – almost to tears. She had gone over to the chapel adjacent to the church (which is available 24 hours a day for prayer and adoration) and was distraught to find that the tabernacle was missing! My first thought was that someone had gained access to the chapel and taken the tabernacle to see what they could get from a scrap yard. One of …

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Sacred Places to Pray in the Archdiocese

St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish is beginning Perpetual Adoration – someone praying in our Eucharistic chapel, 24/7.  This announcement got me thinking about some of the magnificent sacred places we have in the Archdiocese in which to pray.  Here are a few of my favorites. First, I need to start at home.  At St. Maximilian, our Eucharistic chapel is right behind the sanctuary.  The tabernacle is set in a window so that it can be seen in the main church.  It is a serene, quiet place that lends itself to a wonderful personal encounter with Christ.  …

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