Please don’t mistake that “Mercy” = “Forgiveness”

Please don’t mistake that “Mercy” = “Forgiveness”

Today is the Feast Day of Saint Faustina, the Divine Mercy saint.  Jesus spoke with her time and time again over several years with a single purpose, a single mission for her: Reveal His Mercy--what it means and how we can obtain it. Today, we make a common mistake in...

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Novena to the Holy Spirit: Day Nine (OR: do it all in 1 day!)

Here are the prayers for Ash Wednesday, the 9th day of our novena to the Holy Spirit. BUT WAIT:  If you are late getting started with us, you can do this ENTIRE NOVENA in just one day (and it is not that hard or time-consuming at all)!   Scroll on down below the rules...

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Novena to the Holy Spirit, Day Eight

Here are the prayers for the 8th day of our novena to the Holy Spirit. Jump right in and let the Spirit get you ready for Lent!  After the prayers: Listen in silence, then reflect throughout the day: what trials and opportunities come your way that the Spirit in...

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Novena to the Holy Spirit, Day Seven

Monday will be Day 7 of our Novena to the Holy Spirit. We are praying this novena to help us prepare for Lent by asking the Holy Spirit to lead us "into the into the desert" of Lenten penances, just as the Spirit led Jesus into the desert in the Gospels. If you are...

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Novena To The Holy Spirit, Day Six

If you are just joining us in this novena to the Holy Spirit, asking for enlightened penances for a fruitful Lent, then jump right in! You can start with today's prayers, or you can catch up on the previous prayers. (Intro, Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4, Day 5) If you...

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Novena to the Holy Spirit, Day Five

If you are just joining us in this novena to the Holy Spirit, then jump right in! You can start with today's prayers or you can catch up on the previous prayers. (Intro, Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4) God gave the first penances for sin to Adam and Eve (Genesis 3:16-19)....

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Novena to the Holy Spirit, Day Four

"Lenten practices of giving up pleasures are good reminders that the purpose of life is not pleasure. The purpose of life is to attain to perfect life, all truth and undying ecstatic love – which is the definition of God. In pursuing that goal we find happiness....

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