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Sunday, April 24, 2022: Second Sunday of Easter

“Doubt and questioning are not bad things. Blind acceptance doesn’t help us to grow.”

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Sunday, April 17, 2022: Easter Sunday, the Resurrection of the Lord

‘Over two thousand years later, with all scriptures written and centuries of theology studied, do we fully grasp the magnitude of Jesus’ resurrection?’

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Sunday April 10, 2022: Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion

‘It doesn’t matter now what you have done or not done this Lent. Holy Week is an opportunity to begin again.’

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Sunday, April 3, 2022: Fifth Sunday of Lent

‘What is inside our hearts shows through in how we act with others.’

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17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Consider the many ways you have been blessed in your life. Give thanks for God’s abundant generosity.

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16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Make the effort now to set aside a few moments each day to rest, to be quiet and to let Jesus speak to one’s heart.

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15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Consider this week how you may need to do some personal house cleaning to make room and time to focus your life on treasures given by a caring and generous God such as love, compassion, generosity, forgiveness, and kindness.

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14th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Consider how you can encourage the giftedness of people in your life, your family, your community during this coming week

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March 28, 2021: Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion

This Gospel story is rich in inspiration for prayer and meditation during Holy Week.

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March 21, 2021: Fifth Sunday of Lent

In this last week of Lent before Holy Week, take time to reflect on when you have put aside your own needs (died to self) to nurture healing, forgiveness and kindness towards another.

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March 14, 2021: Fourth Sunday of Lent

Bring light to their world. It will light up yours as well.

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March 7, 2021: Third Sunday of Lent

There is always need in the world of prayers for others

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Lorraine Kirker was taught by the Sisters of Providence at St. Polycarp School in Somerville, MA. A Providence Associate since 2010, Lorraine has served on the Congregation Peace with Justice Committee (currently Justice Coordinating Commission). A retired Naval Officer, Lorraine lives on Whidbey Island in Washington state where she is active in her parish, St. Hubert Catholic Church in Langley, and in the local fiber art community.