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Our Daily Bread for February 17, 2012

Posted by Site Webmaster on Saturday, February 18, 2012, In : Daily Meditations 

Side by Side

In my family scrapbook is a picture of my daughter at age 4 working next to me, using a toy hammer to repair the siding on the house. Side by side we worked that day; she imitated my every action, absolutely convinced that she too was fixing the house. Rarely have I enjoyed a chore more. In the picture, it’s obvious that she’s enjoying it too.

That photo reminds me that our children mimic most of what they see in us—words and deeds. They also form their imag...


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Our Daily Bread for February 14, 2012

Posted by Site Webmaster on Wednesday, February 15, 2012, In : Daily Meditations 
Benefits Of Friendship

Cicero was one of the greatest thinkers of the Roman Empire. He was a skilled orator, lawyer, politician, linguist, and writer. Still today he is quoted for his clear prose and practical wisdom.

For instance, of having friends he wrote: “Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.” He understood the double benefits of friendship along life’s journey.

Nearly a millennium earlier, King Solomon had w...


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Our Daily Bread for February 10, 2012

Posted by Site Webmaster on Saturday, February 11, 2012, In : Daily Meditations 
FLAWED

A well-known actor commented that he enjoyed playing “flawed” characters in movies because people could relate better to an imperfect character. Most of us would agree that it’s easier for us to understand people who aren’t perfect because we know that we are imperfect.

God included stories in the Bible of people who were deceitful, weak, unreliable, and angry. Take Jacob, for example, who deceived his father so that he would receive a blessing (Gen. 27:1-29). Then there wa...


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Novena of Mary, "The Mother of Forgiveness

Posted by Site Webmaster on Sunday, March 27, 2011, In : Our Lady's Promise 

NOVENA PRAYER — DAY 1

Heavenly Father, in Jesus' name, and by the power of the Spirit, I thank You for forgiving me of an unimaginable debt of sin. May I accept Your grace to pass on this forgiveness to others (see Mt 18:32-33).

Mary, "the Mother of Forgiveness" help me to recognize my sins, know better the effects of my sins, and realize that I had a part in Jesus' crucifixion and death.

Mary, "the Mother of Forgiveness," pray for me.

Daily Prayer

"Heavenly Father, in the name of...


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