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May 2, 2010 — A New Commandment

Printable Version If we sum up all the teaching of Jesus, it would be the gospel reading for today which is to love as Christ has loved us. It is our proof of loving God when we love others. It can seem a difficult task to be as sacrificial as Christ is, however, we...

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April 18, 2010 — Feed My Sheep

Printable Version WHAT’S THE POINT? Peter denied Jesus three times during His Passion. After the Resurrection, Jesus asks Peter three times of his love for him. This happened during the third appearance of Jesus to Peter. Peter had returned to Galilee to take up...

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Wishing You A Blessed Easter!

  Has the Resurrection Changed Your Life? What a shock for the disciples to arrive at the tomb and behold the empty linen in which the body of Christ had been wrapped (John 20:1-9). John tells us that they did not understand the Scripture, that Christ must rise...

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Greece Pilgrimage Day 4

After early mass and breakfast, we stopped at an icon workshop to see a Greek Orthodox priest and his family paint icons. From there we went to the monastery of St. Luke, which started out as a modest chapel and expanded to a monastic compound in the 11th century. The...

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Greece Pilgrimage Day 3

Today we all slept because of the late night and had mass at 9a before taking a short drive to visit to the famous Meteora Monasteries. In Greek, “meteora” means “suspended in air.”  Indeed, the monasteries seem to be just that, built...

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Greece Pilgrimage Day 2

Today we went began in the same spot, Neapolis, where St. Paul first came to Europe on his second missionary journey. Then we traveled to ancient Philippi, the next stop for St. Paul in where preached the Gospel with Silas and Timothy. We visited the...

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Greece Pilgrimage Day 1

Greece Pilgrimage Day 1

From Fargo, to Minneapolis, to Amsterdam, to Athens, to Thessoloniki, to Kavalla! It's a long journey to Greece, but it's definitely much easier to travel by plane and bus than by the travel conditions in the time of the Apostle Paul. On our way, we got to know one...

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Pilgrims Preparing to Leave for Greece

Pilgrims Preparing to Leave for Greece

In a few short weeks, 42 pilgrims will fly to Athens to follow the footsteps of St. Paul with us and Bishop Aquila of Fargo, as well as three priests from the Fargo Diocese. We will take a Lenten Journey together and reflect on the amazing life of St. Paul and the...

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