Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Death of St. Therese

SEPTEMBER 30, 1897 – THE DAY THAT ST. THERESE DIED, 115 YEARS AGO TODAY “When the Angelus bell rang at 6 o’clock, Therese looked at the ‘Virgin of the Smile’ for a long time. She was holding her crucifix firmly. … Continue reading

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The Rite of Candidacy Mass for ‘Big Dan’

I just know him as Dan ‘The Man’ or simply ‘Big Dan’. The first moniker refers to Stan ‘The Man’ Musial, the Hall of Fame baseball player from the St. Louis Cardinals of the 40’s and 50’s. The second refers … Continue reading

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The Triumph of the Cross

Today the Church celebrates the Feast of the Triumph of the Cross. “We are celebrating the feast of the cross which drove away darkness and brought in the light. As we keep this feast, we are lifted up with the … Continue reading

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We Remember the Victims of 9/11

Today we remember the victims of the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks on America. Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family members who lost loved ones on that terrible day. My wife had a close family friend who died that … Continue reading

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The Birthday of Mary and the Profession of Therese

“For she is a reflection of eternal light, a spotless mirror of the working of God, and an image of his goodness. For she is more beautiful than the sun, and excels every constellation of the stars.” (Wisdom 7: 26, … Continue reading

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Grandma’s 91st Birthday

My Grandmother turns 91 today! I called her on the phone this morning to wish her a Happy Birthday and to talk about her upcoming birthday party tomorrow. She walks with a cane now and forgets things more frequently, but … Continue reading

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