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Lenten Reflections: St. Patrick's Day (Third Week of Lent)

March 17, 2017 · No Comments

Earlier this month I saw a movie entitled The Shack, based on a book published in 2007 by the same name written by William P. Young. It tells the tale of a man struggling with a family tragedy who is invited to visit a remote place where he experiences the Trinity in the Persons of three individuals who live and work together in a beautiful Relationship.

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Lenten Reflections: The Second Sunday of Lent

March 10, 2017 · 1 Comment

The Lord said to Abram: “Go forth from the land of your kinsfolk and from your father’s house to a land that I will show you.” Genesis 12:1

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Lenten Reflections: The First Sunday of Lent

March 05, 2017 · No Comments

The Gospel of Matthew 4:1-2: Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil.

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St. Mary's in Ecuador: Wednesday

March 04, 2017 · No Comments

Today was an action packed day. We headed out around 9 a.m. to take a tour of the city and see the Working Boys Center's first campus.

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St. Mary's in Ecuador: Tuesday

March 02, 2017 · No Comments

From bizarre anomalies in physics, to human beings living near the edge of survival... today was a day of extremes.

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We Rise Again

March 01, 2017 · No Comments

As a convert, Ash Wednesday has been a fascinating mystery of Catholicism to me.

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St. Mary's in Ecuador: Sunday

February 28, 2017 · No Comments

Sunday, February 19, 2017, started with the sun shining and Mass with all of the “family” who live at the Center.

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St. Mary's in Ecuador: February 16

February 21, 2017 · 1 Comment

Our group was completed with Denise's arrival at around 4AM. Her flight had some difficulties, but Sister Annie was there to give her a warm Guayaquil welcome and a safe ride to the hotel.

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St. Mary's in Ecuador: Saturday

February 21, 2017 · No Comments

Today we went to the market in Otavalo! It was a scenic three hour drive from where we are staying, and along the way we saw some amazing sights.

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Travelers on St Mary’s Parish ECUADOR IMMERSION TRIP 2-15-2017 TO 2-25-2017

February 09, 2017 · 2 Comments

Once a year in the spring and sometimes in the summer, pilgrims from St. Mary’s join with BVMs and associates to participate in an immersion trip to our missions in Ecuador. This effort is coordinated by the St. Mary’s Partners in Mission Core Team whose members include BVM associates Carol and Francis de Carvalho.

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