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Some Thoughts on Heaven and the Big Bang

In the Bible, God says, “Let there be light.” With His word God brings forth all there is. Father George Lemaitre, a Belgian priest, was the first to postulate the Big Bang Theory. If you close your eyes and envision … Continue reading

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Sun Dancing – A Book Review

On one day a year, on Saint Patrick’s Day, people around the world celebrate their Irish heritage, even if they have none. Parades, parties and the Wearin-of-the Green are ubiquitous. It may not be a stretch to state that those … Continue reading

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The Life and Glories of Saint Joseph – A Book Review

Among the classics of Catholic literature, The Life and Glories of Saint Joseph is a book to be consumed, savored and meditated on. Do not attempt large bites rather enjoy each morsel one paragraph, even one sentence at a time. … Continue reading

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Excerpt from the The Diaries of Joseph and Mary

The Purification of Mary Her time of separation was over. Mary traveled with me to the Temple to perform the ritual. She wanted to walk to the city barefoot as reparation to God. I told her firmly no. She obeyed … Continue reading

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The Espousals of Joseph and Mary

*Fifteen Traditions about Joseph and Mary This list draws on traditions that are mostly forgotten today. They were however well known during the time of the Early Church Fathers. They can be considered small “t” tradition for those of the … Continue reading

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We Were Visited By Kings

I heard them coming before I saw them, the bells on their animals ringing clear in the evening air. At first, I stood at the opening of the cave, my staff in hand, in front of Mary until I heard … Continue reading

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Excerpt from The Diaries of Joseph and Mary – The Circumcision

The Circumcision             I made a quick small cut done by the sharpest of blades.  I took special care to hone the knife testing its edge to ensure the cleanest of cuts. He cried aloud despite my efforts.  The blood … Continue reading

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Excerpt from The Diaries of Joseph and Mary

  The Purification of Mary             Her time of separation was over. Mary traveled with me to the Temple to perform the ritual. She wanted to walk to the city barefoot as reparation to God. I told her firmly no. … Continue reading

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The Feast of the Holy Family – Book Excerpt from The Diaries of Joseph and Mary

His Time has Arrived             My son, you are now a man. I never doubted God’s word though I did not understand how He would accomplish His plans. I trusted His care for me when I knew the consequences. Fear … Continue reading

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Excerpts from The Diaries of Joseph and Mary – He is Born

Mary has fallen asleep; the child is in her arms nursing contentedly. All is calm now and the stars are shining brighter than I have ever seen them before. I don’t know how Mary can sleep, my mind is racing … Continue reading

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