Category Archives: Lent

Taking Up The Cross

They pressed into service a passer-by, Simon, a Cyrenian, who was coming in from the country, the father of Alexander and Rufus, to carry his cross. ~ Mark 15:21 As they were going out, they met a Cyrenian named Simon; … Continue reading

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Redefining Giving: Time, Talent AND Treasure

Hi, welcome to Friday’s post, submitted on Saturday.  Oops.  I guess this is a Lenten reminder that sometimes we all mess up in our resolutions and we need to admit we goofed, ask for forgiveness and then shrug our shoulders … Continue reading

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Augustinian Spirituality: Hedonism, Humility and Holiness

Which one of you with a hundred sheep, if he lost one, would fail to leave the ninety-nine in the desert and go after the missing one til he found it? And when he found it, would he not joyfully … Continue reading

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Friday Recipes

There’s still another week to get your Lenten Friday recipes in for our contest.  Our test kitchens are eagerly anticipating your suggestions.  In the meantime, let me share my Friday recipe with you. Growing up, my family had a very … Continue reading

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Lenten Fasts

When the news reached the king of Ninevah, he rose from his throne, took off his robe, put on sackcloth, and sat in ashes.  And he had the word cried through Ninevah: “By decree of the king and his nobles: … Continue reading

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