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Friday, February 28, 2020

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Friday after Ash Wednesday NO MEAT Sirach, Chapter 26, Verse 23-25 23 A godless wife will be given to the lawless man as his portion, but a godly wife will be given to the man who fears the Lord. 24 A shameless woman wears out reproach, but a virtuous daughter will be modest even before her husband. 25 A headstrong wife is regarded as a bitch, but the one with a sense of shame fears the Lord. Well I never thought I would hear the word “bitch” in the bible. I guess God calls it as He sees it. Yet, as a man who has lived with four sisters (no brothers) and also has five daughters I still have to admit I have no clue into the psyche of the feminine sex. Therefore, I think the issue is more physiological then psychological. There may be a reason God has commanded men to stay away from women at certain times of the month. (Lv. 15:19-30) Solomon, the wisest of men advises, “It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop than in a mansion with a quarrelsome wife

Saturday, February 27, 2021

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  Introduction to Deuteronomy Deuteronomy is narrated, for the most part, by Moses. Yep, that Moses . Some people actually say Moses wrote the book, but most scholars think that the writer(s) were just using Moses the character as a means to get their message across. Attributing the text to a hugely important cultural figure would give it more power, right? Think about if someone today came out with "George Washington's Lost Will." There'd be controversy, but you can bet that book would sell.   Once you sift through all the nitty-gritty laws and rules, the main message is that the Israelites should worship one god (6:4) in one place (14:25). That god is God, and—even though it's never named in the book—that place is Jerusalem. This message comes along with a retelling of the Exodus story, the tales of the Israelites in the book of Numbers, and the rules and regulations that will help the Israelites recapture their culture's essence.   Moses conveys all th

We Are At War - Putting The Rosary Into The Hands of Heroes

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Friday, February 26, 2021

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  Let Freedom Ring: Freedom from Belligerence My Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, At a word from You the devil and his minions flee in terror. You are the source of all truth. You are the source of all strength. By the power of your Cross and Resurrection, we beseech You, O Lord To extend Your saving arm and to send Your holy angels To defend us as we do battle with Satan and his demonic forces. Exorcise, we pray, that which oppresses Your Bride, The Church, So that within ourselves, our families, our parishes, our dioceses, and our nation We may turn fully back to You in all fidelity and trust. Lord, we know if You will it, it will be done. Give us the perseverance for this mission, we pray. Amen Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception...pray for us St. Joseph...pray for us St. Michael the Archangel...pray for us (the patron of your parish )... pray for us (your confirmation saint)...pray for us   "Freedom from Belligerence" by Fr. Bill Peckman In the Shakespeare play Julius Caes