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TIS SO SWEET TO TRUST IN JESUS: LYRICS

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TIS SO SWEET TO TRUST IN JESUS: LYRICS ‘Tis so sweet to trust in Jesus, Just to take Him at His word; Just to rest upon His promise, Just to know “Thus saith the Lord.”                   Jesus, Jesus, how I trust Him,                How I’ve proved Him o’er and o’er!                Jesus, Jesus, precious Jesus!               O for grace ...

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TIS FINISHED, THE MESSIAH DIES: LYRICS

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TIS FINISHED, THE MESSIAH DIES: LYRICS ‘Tis finished! The messiah dies; Cut off for sins, but not His own: Accomplished is the sacrifice, The great redeeming work is done.   ‘Tis finished! All the debt in paid; Justice divine is satisfied: The grand and full atonement made; God for a guilty world hath died.   The veil is rent in ...

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The Octave Day of Christmas Mass Reading

The Octave Day of Christmas Mass Reading The Octave Day of Christmas Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God Lectionary: 18 First Reading Nm 6:22-27 The LORD said to Moses: “Speak to Aaron and his sons and tell them: This is how you shall bless the Israelites. Say to them: The LORD bless you and keep you! ...

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Pope opens Holy Door in John Lateran Basilica

Humility-Service-Love

Pope opens Holy Door in John Lateran Basilica The Holy Door of the Papal Basilica of St. Paul Outside-the-Walls was opened on Sunday morning by Cardinal James Harvey, the Ach priest of the Basilica. The ceremony took place as Pope Francis was opening the Holy Door at the Papal Basilica of St. John Lateran. A short description about the Holy ...

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JESUS INVITES US TO BE LIKE THE WIDOW

The-Widows

JESUS INVITES US TO BE LIKE THE WIDOW    The situation of widows in many patriarchal societies is not an easy one, especially when she depended completely on her husband for her livelihood. When a husband dies his widow can find herself without any source of income. She is easily exploited by the relatives of her dead husband who may ...

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What is virtue?

virtue

What is virtue? To deepen our faith let us to learn from the teaching of the church contained in the catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC), on Christian virtues. What is virtue? (1803, 1833) A virtue is a habitual and firm disposition to do the good. “The goal of a virtuous life is to become like GOD” (Saint Gregory of ...

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Learn about concern for the poor and Beatitudes.

beatitudes

Learn about concern for the poor and Beatitudes. To deepen our faith let us learn more from the teaching from the church contained in the catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC). We learn about concern for the poor and Beatitudes. By what is love for the poor inspired? (2443-2449, 2462-2463) Love for the poor is inspired by the Gospel of ...

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THE SACRAMENT OF MATRIMONY

catholic matrimony

Let us deepen our faith today as we learn more about the sacrament of matrimony. THE SACRAMENT OF MATRIMONY What is the plan of GOD regarding man and woman? (1601-1605) GOD who is love and who created man and woman for love has called them to love. By creating man and woman he called them to an intimate communion of ...

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What is Church in the plan of Salvation

salvation

What is Church in the plan of Salvation To deepen our faith let us learn more from teaching of the Church in the Catechism if the Catholic Church (CCC). We learn about Church in the plan of Salvation. 1. What does the word Church means? The word Church refers to the people whom God calls and gathers together from every ...

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A NEW NAME IN GLORY Lyrics

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A NEW NAME IN GLORY Lyrics 1. I was once a sinner, but I came Pardon to receive from my Lord: This was freely given, and I found That He always kept His word. There’s a new name written down in glory, And it’s mine, O yes, it’s mine! And the white-robed angels sing the story “A sinner has come ...

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