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One Mass, Three Days

Time is a funny thing. We say that time flies. We also say that time crawls. Sometimes, it seems that the days go by so quickly it’s difficult to really appreciate the gift that it is. From my vantage point, it seems that Lent just started and we’re already at the Triduum! The Triduum is both the shortest Liturgical Season and the longest continuous liturgical celebration – three days of prayer, reflection, and celebration of the death and resurrection of Jesus. Perhaps it is the Church’s way to slow us down enough to recognize and …

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Swimming in God’s Grace

Every once in a while it’s good to get a reminder of something we already know, but may have forgotten. It has been my experience that God often works in this way – sending small reminders. Sometimes, we have to be reminded multiple times. Thankfully for us, God is very persistent. About a year ago I was talking with a good friend of mine who is a novice with the Society of Mary (Marianist Brothers and Priests). I was droning on and on about what in my life needs conversion, the ways I feel called …

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