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Christian faith, and relationship with God.
All inspiration for the material and photos on this site comes from God;
therefore, all the Glory goes to God.
be His Glorious
forever; and may
the whole earth be filled with His
Amen, and Amen. (Psalm 72:19)
OF JULY, 2017
AMERICA - GOD SHED HIS GRACE ON THEE
This July 4th, let
us lift up our nation in prayer. May the Lord bless our country... READ
SUNDAY OF EASTER
1ST READING (ACTS)
Thanks to advances in technology, we are now able to see the
developing fetus in its earliest stages via 3D ultrasound.
This technology wasn't available when Roe v. Wade made abortions legal
in 1974. If this technology had been available in 1974, do you think there would
have been any doubt as to the humanity of the infant in the womb?
ENCOUNTER WITH CHRIST
our hearts for Lent at this spiritual Encounter with Christ
Cursillo Movement's 8th
Annual Encounter With Christ was held on Saturday, February
25, 2017 at Mary, Mother of God Parish, Hillsborough, NJ 08844.
This special event occurred just four days prior to Ash Wednesday, the
beginning of Lent, 2017. To prepare us for the coming of Easter, the
theme of the Encounter was... READ
the 100th anniversary of Fatima approaches, this is a good time for prayer,
fasting, and supporting one another in our efforts.
"For those participating in Nineveh
90, we are utilizing these 90 days to get a solid basic Catholic prayer life
up and running."
think many of you might be interested in the upcoming 90-day Challenge! It's
called Nineveh 90. It
is scheduled to begin on Monday, February 13th, the anniversary of...
was declared dead at the scene. And that was just the beginning...
friend of mine was involved in a serious accident when she was in her 20s. Judy
Dreher was declared dead
at the scene. And that was just the beginning of her
us pause and say a prayer of thanksgiving to God for all our blessings
and for our freedom
has been celebrating days of Thanksgiving since the Pilgrims first shared a
meal with the native Indians in 1621 and offered their thanks to God for the
successful harvest... READ
for a little inspiration? MarianneJOY original photographs designed to inspire and
give hope... SEE MORE...
Glorious late day sun
(backyard), July 25, 2016
OF A SAINT
Teresa of Calcutta, lovingly known across the world as "Mother Teresa", will always be
remembered for living among the poorest of the poor and ministering to their
DAY OF ST. AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO
is Sunday, the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time.
And today began in an ordinary way for me... READ
OF THE COVENANT
is it about rainbows that fascinate us? When
it rains, I tend to look to see if the sun is shining elsewhere in the sky, on
the lookout for a rainbow. When I
saw the double rainbow the other day, it got me to thinking...
54 DAY NOVENA
FOR OUR NATION
a critical election coming up in November and so many vital issues at stake, we
need to storm the heavens with our prayers... READ
OF GREAT PRICE
you wake up in the morning and think to yourself, "Ah! My life is perfect!
God has given me everything I need!" I'm
guessing you may be thinking right now, "Huh! I wish!... READ
God keeps His
think sometimes people assume that because Christians speak of the Joy of the
Lord, that their lives must be blissful and peaceful.
But this isn't always true. God
doesn't promise a pain-free existence, but He does promise a way out so that we
can endure our trials... READ
open letter to the anonymous Good Samaritan who visited my house on
friend, I was stunned and overwhelmed by your act of love and charity.
Things like this just don't happen to me... and yet, it just
hope one day you will tell me who you are, so I can properly thank you.
I pray that you will obtain a
miraculous blessing and that one day, you will tell me about it!
I feel so blessed to be the recipient of your loving spirit and
generous heart. I hope you
feel my arms reaching out to hug you!
my dear friend, I proclaim that THROUGH YOU, the glory of God has been
and God's blessings,
been meaning to write this article for a while now, but, well you know, I've
Last week on my birthday, I thought to myself, "I'm just 365 days away from
a milestone". If days were like the steps calculated on a Fitbit, my
lifetime of days is fast approaching... READ
WHY DO THE
said he was raised as a Catholic, but he doesn't believe in God. It turns out,
he watched his younger brother die after a painful, losing battle with an
illness. "How could God let my brother suffer and die?" he asked.
with Our Lady
showed her the picture of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
Rose gasped with surprise when she saw the picture....
begin every morning in prayer, and the day started out the same as all others.
I pour myself a cup of coffee and settle into my prayer spot.
I peer out the front window, and I see the cross in the woods across the
street. There's a crucifix on the
wall straight in front of me. When I
looked up that morning, I noticed a thin beam of light on the wall, pointing at
an angle toward the crucifix. I see
a lot of things in and around my home, but in three years, I had never seen a
light like this before. Besides, how
did the light point upward? READ
EUCHARISTIC MIRACLE... IN NYC!
there was Lanciano. Then there was Buenos
Ares. And now, New York City?!?!READ
Christmas Day, 2011, Mare Hare was praying before the Blessed Sacrament in
adoration. Alone in the church, she
heard a voice tell her to take a picture of the monstrance.
It is my daily prayer that God
will protect ALL human life. From
conception to the grave: the unborn to the elderly.
And in between.
The sick, the homeless, the poor,
and ALL children, especially... READ
YOU JUST DON'T
KNOW WHOSE LIFE YOU WILL SAVE
TAKE THE POLL! SHOULD NJ OK
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