August 28, 2011
Readings for The Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time: Jer 20:7-9; Rom. 12:1-2; Mt 16:21-27
There is a story about a major ad agency that was hired by a church to improve attendance at their services. The ad agency did their research and suggested to the church that the first thing they needed to do was to remove all of the crosses in the church. The crosses were thought to leave a negative message to prospective young worshipers.
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June 5, 2011
Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord: Acts 1:1-11; Eph 1:17-23; Mt 28:16-20
The Preface of the Eucharist Prayer for major feast often provides a good summary of the Church’s Teaching for the given day. It is always a prayer that helps us express our gratefulness to God and today, on the Feast of the Ascension this is especially true. It reads as follows: “Father, all powerful and ever-living God, we do well always and everywhere…Continue
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