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'In His Kingdom' - About the Feast of Christ the King
Last edited 23rd November 2011

The Feast of Christ the King was celebrated on 20 November 2011. Watch this video to learn more about this great feast - a day in which we contemplate Christ's Heavenly Kingdom.

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A Meditation on the Feast of Christ the King
Last edited 22nd November 2011

Sunday 20 November 2011 was the Feast of Christ the King! The reading for this feast day evokes three images of Christ as King. All of them are to some extent paradoxical for they emphasize things about a King we don’t usually think of in relation to a king. They also tell us that we have already met King Jesus, even if we didn’t know it. Visit this article from the Archdiocese of Washington blog, for a meditation on these three images of our Lord Jesus Christ, King of all Creation...

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The "Magnificat" Phenomenon
Last edited 17th November 2011

Go to any Catholic venue in the United States — parish church, retreat center, convent, rectory, high school, college chaplaincy, retirement community — and you'll find it. On at least one occasion I saw it in the front seat of a cab. What is "it?" It's "Magnificat", the monthly missal/prayer book that's an astonishing success story — and, just perhaps, a sign of real progress in the reform of the reform of the liturgy.

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Death and Sin
Last edited 17th November 2011

There are three kinds of evil that I want to talk about: suffering, death and sin. What we fear most, most of the time, is suffering, then death, then sin – exactly the opposite of what it should be.

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Forgotten Christmas
Last edited 18th November 2011

Soon we’ll be reminded of the greatest story of all time. If you look hard, you may find the main character, Jesus Christ. He's resting quietly, hidden among the inflatable snow globes, the singing Christmas trees and Santas. Have we forgotten what Christmas is all about? Watch this inspiring video to find out how you can turn your Christmas gifts, into life giving gifts...

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Pope Benedict XVI Seeks Prayers for His Upcoming Trip to Benin, Africa
Last edited 15th November 2011

Pope Benedict XVI will visit the West African country of Benin from Nov. 18 to 20 this week. He has asked for prayers for his upcoming trip and for “the people of the beloved African continent,” especially those who suffer insecurity and violence: “May Our Lady of Africa accompany and support the efforts of all the people who work for reconciliation, justice and peace". Visit this article to read more.

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Jesus and the Blind Man - A Reflection
Last edited 23rd November 2011

The Gospel reading for Monday 14 November 2011, tells the story of Jesus' encounter with a blind man. Watch this video to reflect on this meaningful passage.

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The Way of the Cross: Meditations by His Holiness Pope John Paul II on Good Friday
Last edited 4th April 2012

Today is Good Friday - the day our Lord Jesus Christ died for our sins. Through fasting, prayer and reciting the Way of the Cross, we can walk with Christ in his hours of Passion. Let us meditate on the Passion of Christ, using a reflection written by John Paul II in 2003, during his own illness and suffering.

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Blessed John Paul II and Divine Mercy - The Devotion that Guided His Pontificate
Last edited 13th April 2012

Pope John Paul II died on the Vigil for Divine Mercy Sunday in 2005, and was then Beatified on Divine Mercy Sunday in 2011. This feast day held a special place in his heart! Watch this video to learn more about JPII's devotion to the Divine Mercy.

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Spiritual Riches - A Reflection on the Parable of the Talents
Last edited 13th November 2011

On Sunday 13 November 2011, we hear the parable of the talents during the Gospel at Mass. Watch this video for a reflection on this parable, which invites us to be vigilant and hard working.

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