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Emmaus And Our Personal Struggles

Emmaus experience

(By Fr. Dexter Brereton) The Risen Jesus, unrecognized by his disciples explains his own story to two of them on their way to a village called Emmaus. But this story of Jesus is also the story of any great person ...

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The Relevance Of Easter – The Resurrection Of Christ Jesus

Easter - The Resurrection Of Christ Jesus

Easter Resurrection About Easter, the catechism of the Catholic Church says the following: 1169 Therefore Easter is not simply one feast among others, but the “Feast of feasts,” the “Solemnity of solemnities,” just as the Eucharist is the “Sacrament of ...

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Easter, A Reminder That His Love Has No End

His Love Has No End

“Give Thanks To The Lord For He Is Good, For His Love Has No End” What a beautiful Glorious Saturday it was! As each of the readings were read one by one, there were a number of things that struck ...

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Washing Of Feet Goes Beyond Servant-hood

Washing Of Feet

(By Fr. Dexter Brereton) I once visited the community rice plot in Pont Sonde in my first parish and Georges, community leader served as my guide and was showing me how the rice was being planted. At the end of ...

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Come out Of The Dark. Come Into The Light Of Christ

These days, I can’t help but smile a lot during Mass, especially when the readings are being read.  The Acts of the Apostles is truly an amazing book highlighting the power of the Holy Spirit at work in the early ...

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Resurrection And The Wounds Of Jesus

What Does The Resurrection Of Jesus have In Common With Pain And Suffering? There is something about the Easter Bible readings that fascinates me and fills me with great joy, wonder and awe.  Today’s readings are no exception – particularly ...

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Easter Joy In St. Francis, Belmont

The Lord Has Triumphed For The People Of Belmont The St. Francis Pastoral Center was once again filled as parishioners of St. Francis Belmont came out in their numbers to celebrate.  The celebration here was a twofold; celebrating the joy ...

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St. Francis Belmont Returns Home

Today marked the beginning of the Easter Triduum in the Catholic Church.  It also marked the return of the St. Francis parish, Belmont to their church compound. They were put out of their Church building about five years ago because ...

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Easter Triduum Is Here Again!

Easter Solemnity

Today marks the beginning of the most Holy Triduum; today focusing on the institution of the Holy Eucharist, tomorrow – Good Friday – on the passion and death of Jesus Christ, then Saturday night – the RESURRECTION!! I had to ...

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Paschal Candle

The blessing of the “paschal candle”, which is a column of wax of exceptional size, usually fixed in a great candlestick specially destined for that purpose, is a notable feature of the service on Holy Saturday. The blessing is performed ...

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