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The Role of the Holy Spirit

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The Holy Spirit makes all things new, and is ushering in a new Springtime for the Church

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The Joy of Stewardship - Prayer, Patience, and Perseverance

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When you are weak, seek God’s unconditional mercy and He will give you strength. And, with hope and joy, persevere in your journey to being the best disciple and steward you can be.

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Ask Fr. Francis: What is the spirit of Fasting?

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On the days of fasting such as Ash Wednesday and Good Friday, in Canada, Catholics aged 18-59 are bound to fast; those 14 and older to abstinence. My mom is over 60 so she does not have to fast,...

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Why You Should Want the Gift of Tongues

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“All of a sudden, I found myself praying with greater intensity, in words and sounds I could not understand, and as best as I can describe, my prayer was being articulated from deep within my...

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We Need an Awakening

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We have all been called, qualified and sent to evangelize. In practice, however, there doesn’t seem to be much of it happening. Perhaps, we need an awakening in the Holy Spirit…

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Ask Fr. Francis: What's with Novenas?

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Novenas are always nine days, since the word’s very meaning is “nine days”. It originated from Acts 1, as Mary and the 120 disciples waited in the Upper Room in Jerusalem to pray for the coming of...