Third Sunday of Lent

The Season of Lent is a season of testing.  The Lord tests us, in order to make us stronger in our faith, and draw us closer to Him. The number forty (40) in Scripture has always been symbolic of testing or trial.  Think of Israel’s forty years in the wilderness,…

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Ash Wednesday

What do we immediately think of when we consider LENT? Giving up Something? But that’s only part of it. Jesus teaches us that there are three essential parts we must participate in: Prayer Fasting Almsgiving Why these three?  Because they are the precise remedies for what is sometimes called the…

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The Baptism of the Lord

As we round out and conclude the Christmas Season, we focus on the Baptism of the Lord, which prepares us for moving forward into our following the three-year ministry of Jesus. We are also preparing for that great season of Lent which leads to the Resurrection of Our Lord. So,…

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Epiphany of the Lord

We have finally reached the pinnacle of the Christmas season, the final of the Twelve Days of Christmas (the final 12 symbolizing the twelve points of belief in the Apostle’s Creed). What is an Epiphany?  A manifestation of some truth.  In the case of Christians, it is the manifestation of…

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