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Am I Crazy? - View image | gettyimages.com Am I crazy?  Don’t the readings of today sound exactly like Sunday’s first reading and yesterday’s Gospel?! Yuppers, they are those same readings.  Why?  It is important for us during this Octave of Easter to understand how the early church operated.  Each person was seen as important.  Age didn’t matter. Sex…
Proclaim Boldly - In the first reading, Peter and John have just been released from the authority of the Sanhedrin, the Jewish supreme court and legislative body, for preaching the message of Jesus. Peter and John going before the Sanhedrin  meant they were being punished for proclaiming the Good News of Jesus, an offense branding the men subversive.  Now…
“Peace be with you.” - Maybe it’s because soon Greg, my hubby, and I will be closer to a complete empty nest.  Our twins are transferring to larger colleges this fall.  Maybe it’s because there are postings of young moms finding themselves suddenly pregnant again and feeling shocked; that today’s Gospel: “Peace be with you” hit home hard. All the…
So YOU Think you KNOW Mary Magdalene. - She is not the woman who washes Jesus’ feet with her tears/perfume.  That is Mary sister of Martha and Lazarus. She is not a street singer or prostitute. She is not Jesus’ wife.  If she were, she would have been mentioned as Jesus’ wife.  During the time of Jesus women did not have social standing. They…
So you think women have no calling in the church…. - You think women have no place in the church, than who was that that Christ gave the first mission to announce the Good news of His Resurrection – Mary Magdalene. Read more about Mary Magdalene
Priesthood - I would like to think that while the priests were recommitting to their vocations during the Chrism Mass, we as moms also took the time to recommit to our vocation as mother.   Priesthood of the Church