What’s in a Name??

Posted by on Jun 27, 2011 in blog

As you may have heard us mention (just a few times) before…the Eucharist is the source and summit of the Christian life (CCC #1324)!  In order to explore that mystery a little further, we felt it appropriate after the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ to offer a reflection on some of the different names for the Eucharist.  What does it mean to be the “Source + Summit” of the Christian Life?  The Eucharist is the totius vitae christianae fons et culmen;...

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Posted by on Jun 8, 2011 in blog

How is it JUNE already??  This summer is flying by.  What are you doing for your spiritual life this summer?  I wanted to share with you a VERY COOL devotion to the Blessed Mother that I learned about a few years ago. Just because it isn’t May anymore doesn’t mean our special devotions to Mary have to slow down!  Want to step up your relationship with the Queen of Heaven?  How does TOTAL CONSECRATION TO MARY sound?? For more info check out ageofmary.com.  Using...

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The rain fell, the floods came…

Posted by on May 21, 2011 in blog

As Summer (and Hurricane season) rapidly approaches we find ourselves inundated with news of natural disasters in our region.  Between the flooding of the Great Mississippi and the deadly tornadoes experienced throughout the South, we are constantly being reminded of the uncertainty of life. But let us also be reminded of the certainty we do have in the fidelity of our God.  No matter what happens in this life, or how far we stray away, our Father will never stop loving...

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Veritas 2011

Posted by on Apr 13, 2011 in blog

This past weekend I had the great opportunity to lead worship at a retreat that is very close to my heart.  Back when I was a high school teen, I attended the Veritas retreat and it truly opened my eyes to the richness of the Catholic faith.  Held just outside of Lafayette, La, Veritas is an experience unlike any other for high school teens.  It celebrates the truth and tradition of the faith and invites teens to grow in their relationship with Christ.  Here is a link to...

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Jesus, Mary, and Joseph!

Posted by on Dec 22, 2010 in blog

As we find ourselves in the last days of Advent, we turn to the ultimate models of preparation: Mary and Joseph.  Despite their humble beginnings and expectations for a quiet and ordinary life, God surprised them with the greatest task in history, to raise His Son!  TRANSFORMATION.  The Son became Incarnate to save us (CCC 457), to reveal God’s love to us (CCC 458), to be a model of holiness for us (CCC 459), and to make us partakers of the Divine Nature (CCC 460).  While...

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