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Palm (Passion) Sunday: 9 Things to Know and Share

March 19, 2016 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Holy Week, Passiontide

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Palm (Passion) Sunday: 9 Things to Know and Share* Why is Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem so important? What’s going on here?   Palm Sunday–or is it Passion Sunday?–marks the beginning of Holy Week. This day commemorates not one but two very significant events in the life of Christ. Here are 9 things you need to know: 1. What is this day called? The day is called both “Palm... Read More

Should We Name our Guardian Angels?

September 28, 2015 by  
Filed under Fr. Bartunek, Guardian Angel

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Dear Father John, I know of a few people who recommend that we name our guardian angels. Is that something that is good to do? How do we go about doing this? Is there some particular prayer involved? And, if we don¹t give them the right name, is there a danger of invoking evil spirits instead? Thanks Father John. Devotion to our guardian angels is a good thing. It encourages us to be prayerful and... Read More

Praying the Clausular Rosary on Our Lady of Sorrows Memorial

September 15, 2015 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Mary, Memorial, Prayer, Rosary

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Praying the Clausular Rosary on the Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows “Let us adore Christ, the Savior of the world, who called his mother to share in his passion.” – Liturgy of the Hours Last year when this solemn memorial emerged I was unprepared. The Liturgy of the Hours helped me to enter into the memorial a bit but I felt like I needed it to permeate my day. I remembered, years... Read More

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