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We Are Invited To The Feast

We Are Invited To The Feast

Thanksgiving Day is a Eucharistic Day that I begin with Mass, celebrating the Feast of True Food and True Drink. Everyone is invited.

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Be Happy Now

Be Happy Now

One of the best ways I’ve found to be happy is to be empty and hungry for God—right now. This state of being brings me closer to him.

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The Sword of Spiritual Fasting

The Sword of Spiritual Fasting

The Church has always called us to Spiritual Fasting. It is a body and soul weapon that can win souls on the current battlefield of life that is happening right now.

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Stop the Overeating

Stop the Overeating

Overeating is eating beyond the amount of fuel your body actually needs. The average person eats three meals a day plus snacks just because she thinks she feels a tinge of hunger.

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Envy Makes Me Tired

Envy Makes Me Tired

How many times have I said “I’m sorry” to God. I continually ask him to fashion for me a contrite and pure heart as the feeling of jealously or envy arises. This is because I have thoughts that are not of God that are buried within me like the bottom of an iceberg floating in the sea.

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The Joy of Spiritual Fasting

The Joy of Spiritual Fasting

We don’t often associate fasting with joy in today’s world. But, fasting was often considered by the Church Fathers as a life long rule filled with joy.

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the easter octave

the easter octave

The week right after a long Lent of fasting and abstinence is called The Easter Octave. It is a time of Feasting—not just on Easter Sunday…

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