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Reflections about faith, life, struggles, and our hope for our ultimate home, Heaven. But the only way through, is via the Narrow Gate.

Meditation, Novena and Offering to the Sacred Heart

Meditation, Novena and Offering to the Sacred Heart

In honour of the feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus occurring this Friday, a Meditation, Novena and Offering to the Sacred Heart has here been provided for your edification courtesy of EWTN. MeditationDevotion to the Sacred Heart, as we know it, began about the year...

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Did Jesus Really Want us to Eat His Body?

Did Jesus Really Want us to Eat His Body?

This article first appeared at: edwardsri.com. What did Jesus mean by his mysterious words at the Last Supper: “Take this, all of you, and eat of it, for this is my body…Take this, all of you, and drink from it, for this is the chalice of my blood…”? Did he...

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Glorious Processions: Scott Hahn Reflects on Trinity Sunday

Glorious Processions: Scott Hahn Reflects on Trinity Sunday

This article first appeared at: stpaulcenter.com. In today’s Liturgy we’re swept through time in glorious procession—from before earth and sky were set in place to the coming of the Spirit upon the new creation, the Church. We begin in the heart of the Trinity, as we...

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Mary, Model for Mothers

Mary, Model for Mothers

This article first appeared at: stpaulcenter.com. As a Protestant, I believed that Mary was the virgin mother of Jesus, but she had no place in my life. She was a disciple, but so were many others. I do not recall a sermon on Mary’s fiat, her loving care...

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Parousia News – May 2022

Parousia News – May 2022

Parousia Fundraising Dinner Above: Some of the presenters at the Parousia Fundraiser Dinner Wow! What a month it has been and what a great night we had at the first Parousia fundraiser dinner in three years! Our last fundraiser dinner was 2019 at the Epping Club. This...

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Is Satan More Powerful than Mary?

Is Satan More Powerful than Mary?

This article first appeared at: catholic.com The first prophecy of redemption through Jesus Christ comes at the moment of the Fall, when the Lord says to the serpent, Satan, “I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your seed and her seed;...

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¡Viva Cristo Rey!

¡Viva Cristo Rey!

This article first appeared at: catholic.com Imagine going to confession on a Saturday afternoon only to find no priest available. You drive to nearby—or even distant—churches and encounter only frustrated parishioners facing the same situation. A couple...

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Seeds of Faith

Seeds of Faith

This article first appeared at: deaconharold.wordpress.comA few years back I received an email from a Protestant woman who was on the verge of entering the Catholic Church.  She was still struggling to understand some areas of Catholic teaching and asked...

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Miguel Pro, Modern Martyr

Miguel Pro, Modern Martyr

This article first appeared at: catholic.com Miguel Pro is an example of Christian heroism in the twentieth century. The indefatigable Jesuit was martyred by the Mexican government in 1927 for performing his priestly duties. Born on January 13, 1891,...

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Parousia News – April 2022

Parousia News – April 2022

Upcoming Parousia Fundraising DinnerOnce again it has been another busy month at Parousia, as we build towards our first fundraising dinner since 2019. Although these last couple of years have been extremely challenging, we are very grateful to have...

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A Big Fight Over St. Mark

A Big Fight Over St. Mark

This article first appeared at: catholic.comIt was Mark who caused two of Christendom's great evangelists to have their falling outTradition records that the author of one of the Gospels was named Mark. This tradition goes back to the first century, when...

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Trust and Mercy

Trust and Mercy

This article first appeared at: stpaulcenter.com. In our day and age, trust and mercy are as popular as tape recorders and fax machines: people wonder if they’re still around and working. Yes, they are. And when combined, their credibility is off the...

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