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Mar

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Lent: A Season of Repentance

Luke 13:1-3… On the Third Sunday of Lent, from the Gospel of St. Luke: At that time some people who were present there told him about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with the blood of their sacrifices. He said to them in reply, “Do you think that because these Galileans suffered in this […]

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Mar

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Ephesians 5:18-20

Christians and Alcohol… What does the Bible say about drinking?  Is it okay for Christians to drink alcohol? And do not get drunk on wine, in which lies debauchery, but be filled with the Spirit, addressing one another (in) psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and playing to the Lord in your hearts, giving […]

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Feb

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Ephesians 5:15-17

Spiritual Wisdom… St. Paul, in today’s verse, shows us the path to spiritual wisdom: Watch carefully then how you live, not as foolish persons but as wise, making the most of the opportunity, because the days are evil. Therefore, do not continue in ignorance, but try to understand what is the will of the Lord. -Ephesians […]

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Feb

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Ephesians 5:8-14

Spiritual Blackout… When the world seems dark and you are facing a spiritual blackout, turn to the light of Christ: For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light, for light produces every kind of goodness and righteousness and truth. Try to learn what is pleasing […]

26
Feb

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Ephesians 5:5-7

Empty Arguments… To unlock the gates of Heaven, you have to leave behind the keys to the world: Be sure of this, that no immoral or impure or greedy person, that is, an idolater, has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God. Let no one deceive you with empty arguments, for because […]

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Feb

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God Sees Your Effort

Hebrews 6:10… Even when no one else notices the work you’ve done, God does: For God is not unjust so as to overlook your work and the love you have demonstrated for his name by having served and continuing to serve the holy ones. -Hebrews 6:10, NAB It has been said that 20% of the parish […]

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Feb

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Devoted to the Work of the Lord

1 Corinthians 15:58… Today is the 2nd anniversary of Waking Up Catholic, and I wanted to take time to reflect on the work of the Lord: Therefore, my beloved brothers, be firm, steadfast, always fully devoted to the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain. -1 Corinthians 15:58, […]