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St. Bernadette & Lessons on Suffering

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April 16 is the feast day of the stunning St. Bernadette of Lourdes. Saint Bernadette is best known for being the visionary of the Marian apparition at Lourdes. During the course of her short life (she died at the age of 35) Bernadette Soubirous received an astounding 18 visions of the Blessed Virgin Mary! Continue reading


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Forgiveness in the Midst of Suffering

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My reflections from last week inspired by the Gospel readings, homilies, and September 11th, 2011. Can anyone believe that it has been ten years since the 9/11 attacks? For me it still feels like only a short time ago. Continue reading


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