Reading Challenge (2021) – By Hannah Hay

Read a book by Dr. Brant Pitre! I was first introduced to Dr. Brant Pitre several years ago when Fr. Terry mentioned the book Jesus and the Jewish Roots of the Eucharist in one of his talks at the Pastoral Centre. Dr. Pitre’s writings are clear, profound and practical. Using his in-depth knowledge if the…

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The Bible in a Year has changed Everything

The Bible in a Year

You can start anytime by downloading the app, or if you do not listen to podcasts, you can follow this link: https://media.ascensionpress.com/category/ascension-podcasts/bibleinayear/ St. Jerome famously said, “Ignorance of scripture is ignorance of Christ.” Reading the Bible with Fr. Mike has enlightened my perspective on the readings, the psalms and the hymns. God desires to relate…

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Eucharist and Scripture – By Hannah Hay

National Shrine of the Divine Mercy

The below YouTube video with Fr. Chris Alar is wonderful to link the Eucharist to scripture. If you are doing the Bible in a Year podcast with Fr. Mike Schmitz, it extremely enlightening as it links the Eucharist to the Old Testaments books we are studying!

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What Happened Before You Sinned?

The Seven Deadly Sins

I want this Lent to be different from most. I want to be different. At the end of Lent 2021, I want to be a new creation. I recently watched a webinar with Dan Burke on Septuagesima and preparing for Lent. I started thinking…

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Reflection on the Unfolding of My Word of the Year…TIME

Mass Journal

Reflection on the Unfolding of My Word of the Year…TIME As you know, my word of the year is “time.” Not unexpectedly, this word is unfolding to mean far more than what I imagined in the beginning. Last week I was quite busy with household chores, organizing closets, work, etc. I realized one day that…

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Word of the Year – Adult Faith Office

Mass Journal

WORD OF THE YEAR “You crown the year with your bounty and your carts overflow with abundance.”Psalm 65:11 “A new beginning!  We must learn to live each day, each hour, yes, each minute as a new beginning,as a unique opportunity to make everything new.  Imagine that we could live each moment  as a moment pregnant…

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