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Posted on 01/3/2018 09:51 AM (Busted Halo)
I confess: I’ve never been particularly successful at keeping New Year’s resolutions because I’m more successful at finding excuses to ignore them. In years past…
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Posted on 01/2/2018 02:02 AM (Busted Halo)
The New Year is upon us, and with it, heaps of resolutions to become our best selves over the next 12 months. Everything we’ve always…
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Posted on 12/29/2017 03:05 AM (Busted Halo)
Fr. Jack takes on tourists in Times Square to ask people what new year’s resolutions are going to be this year, what feast the Catholic Church celebrates on January 1, and if anyone knows about the biggest resolution ever made in all of human history.
Posted on 12/27/2017 02:02 AM (Busted Halo)
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Posted on 12/22/2017 02:02 AM (Busted Halo)
Keeping vigil has always been a spiritual practice in Catholicism. This is what we are essentially doing by attending any "Vigil" mass, we wait in joyful hope for the coming of the Savior.
There is also a Biblical reference here that can be included. The Shepherds in Luke's infancy narratives in his Gospel were keeping watch over their sheep on the nightly vigil. In a sense, we are the same shepherds today and we are entrusted to keep watch over one another.
Posted on 12/20/2017 02:05 AM (Busted Halo)
Between Advent and all of the preparations for Christmas, December becomes one of the busiest months of the year, especially for a parish staff. Some…
The post Celebrating with Joy: The Ways We Connect with the Meaning of Christmas appeared first on Busted Halo.
Posted on 12/18/2017 09:49 AM (Busted Halo)
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Posted on 12/13/2017 02:02 AM (Busted Halo)
It hits me at odd times throughout the year, in small, fleeing sparks: that feeling of perfect warmth and wonder that embodies Christmastime. Perhaps it’s…
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