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Traditional Catholic Lessons and Prayers Podcast
info_outline Advent Week 3 - Rejoice in the Lord Always 12/16/2019
Advent Week 3 - Rejoice in the Lord Always This 3rd week of Advent begins with Gaudete Sunday.. This is the week of the rose-colored candle on the Advent wreath. Gaudete means rejoice, and rejoice means to feel or show great joy, Gaudete in Domino semper: iterum dico Gaudete… that is: Rejoice in the Lord always I say again Rejoice!
info_outline Advent Week 2 -Faith and The Saint of Advent 12/07/2019
Advent Week 2 -Faith and The Saint of Advent The majority of the details about the nativity all come from the Gospel of Luke, but before St Luke tells us anything about Jesus, he tells us about John The Baptist. In a way, I often think of John the Baptist as the patron of Advent...
info_outline Reparation Prayer to the Sacred Heart of Jesus 12/06/2019
Reparation Prayer to the Sacred Heart of Jesus Adorable Heart of Jesus, glowing with love for us and inflamed with zeal for our salvation. O Heart that understands the misery to which our sins have brought us, infinitely rich in mercy to heal the wounds of our souls, behold me humbly kneeling before You to express the sorrow that fills my heart for the coldness and indifference with which I have so long returned the numberless benefits which You have bestowed upon me...
info_outline Advent Week 1 - Hope in the Root of Jesse 11/30/2019
Advent Week 1 - Hope in the Root of Jesse It maybe December, but it’s NOT the Christmas season yet. Even if the department stores starting Advertising Christmas immediately after Halloween, it is still several weeks away. We are really just beginning Advent.
info_outline Lenten Reflection: Go and Sin No More! 04/08/2019
Lenten Reflection: Go and Sin No More! Many Christians are familiar with the story where the Pharisees bring a woman caught in adultery to Jesus and try to test him... ...But Jesus continues “ Go and sin no more” it is fine for us to meet people where they are at with mercy, but we can’t leave them there, we must help them come to a place free of sin in their lives
info_outline Lenten Reflection - 3rd Temptation - Doubt 03/31/2019
Lenten Reflection - 3rd Temptation - Doubt The Devil’s third temptation for Jesus in the Wilderness is Doubt. He leads Jesus to Jerusalem the city where he will soon be rejected and crucified. Lent is like a mini-exodus leading us to the victory of Easter. We must always keep God as our refuge and fortress in whom we trust to see us to victory.
info_outline Lent Reflection - Temptation 03/18/2019
Lent Reflection - Temptation During the 40 Days that Jesus spent fasting in the desert, The first temptation he experienced from the devil was that of hunger. The Devil said, “If you are the Son of God, command this stone to become bread.” Jesus responds by quoting from the book of Deuteronomy. ‘One does not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes forth from the mouth of God” ---
info_outline Ash Wednesday Reflection 03/05/2019
Ash Wednesday Reflection Why is it that on Ash Wednesday, we always hear from the Gospel of Matthew about" not performing deeds of righteousness in order that people see them", we then proceed to have the priest make a cross of ashes on our forehead as we then go out into our workplaces, schools, and the public square? Doesn't this seem like a paradox?
info_outline Advent Reflection Week Four 12/23/2018
Advent Reflection Week Four We are now in the 4th week of Advent, Christmas will be here before we know it. All 4 candles of the advent wreath are fully aglow filling the room with light to remind us how close we are to the arrival of the Light of the World. The Prophecy we read in Micah says: But you, Bethlehem-Ephrathah, least among the clans of Judah, from you shall come forth one who is to be ruler in Israel. Bethlehem actually translates as "House of Bread"...
info_outline Advent Reflection Week Three 12/16/2018
Advent Reflection Week Three Gaudete in Domino semper: iterum dico, gaudete ...that translates as Rejoice in the Lord always; again I say, Rejoice! This is the week of the different color advent candle and vestments. While you may be thinking it’s pink, the actual color is rose to symbolize rejoicing in the closeness of Christmas. This week we're going to look at the Genealogy of Jesus found at the beginning of Matthew’s Gospel...
info_outline Halloween and its relationship with Christianity w/ Fr. Doustou 10/31/2018
Halloween and its relationship with Christianity w/ Fr. Doustou Catholicism and Halloween - A Presentation on Halloween and it's Relationship with Christianity, given by Fr Kyle Doustou of the Diocese of Portland, Maine. 2018