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Entering Sacred Space and Time — by Fr. Gerry

16, May, 2019Posted by :mmccready

We believe in sacred space, be that Moses and the burning bush; the place of Jacob’s dream; the location of the crucifixion of Jesus; or the “worship space” of our Sunday mor [...]

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Entering Sacred Space and Time — by Fr. Gerry

16, May, 2019Posted by :mmccready

What is sacred Space? What does it mean to enter sacred space? How is it different from ordinary space? Sacred space is not created by human beings. Sacred (holy) space is due to G [...]

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Entering Sacred Space and Time — by Fr. Gerry

03, May, 2019Posted by :mmccready

I want to begin at the ending. My parents taught me to say “thank you” after attending a birthday party, a sleep over, or anytime I had been in another person’s home. I learn [...]

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Entering Sacred Space IV

17, April, 2019Posted by :mmccready

“I love you.”  This is what we say when we attend worship on Sunday. We may enter worship with concerns, fears, pains, and confusions. We may enter with great joy and full [...]

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Holy Week

16, April, 2019Posted by :mmccready

This past Sunday we began Holy Week with the Procession of the Palms and the reading of the Passion (suffering) of Christ. This marks the entrance into Christianity’s most sacred [...]

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Entering Sacred Space III

10, April, 2019Posted by :mmccready

Entering Sacred Space and Time III So, if the right way to enter into worship is to do so without expectations of what we will receive, and we are to enter into worship only to hon [...]

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The Weekly Tidings for April 7, 2019

03, April, 2019Posted by :mmccready

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Entering Sacred Space and Time II — by Fr. Gerry

03, April, 2019Posted by :mmccready

So, if the right way to enter into worship is to do so without expectations of what we will receive, and we are to enter into worship only to honor God through Christ, how is it th [...]

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Entering Sacred Space and Time I — by Fr. Gerry

03, April, 2019Posted by :mmccready

“I just don’t get anything out of Church.” I (and I assume many of you) have said this at one time or another. In fact, that may be where many of you are at this time. I hear [...]

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Why I Fast — by Fr. Gerry Sevick

22, March, 2019Posted by :trinity_ncxltm

I fast on Fridays. I have for most of my adult life. I fast all year round except on Feast Days and the 50 days of Easter (a Feast Season). As I sit here writing this, it is a Frid [...]

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