We Remember Joseph, Guardian of Jesus

Festival of St. Joseph, Guardian of Jesus March 19 The Lord be with you Joseph was, of course, the husband of Mary and the step-father of Jesus. While he has been honored throughout the Christian centuries for his faithful devotion in helping Mary raise her Son, his popularity has increased

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In the Words of St. Patrick

Commemoration of Patrick, Missionary to Ireland March 17 The Lord be with you Patrick is one of the best-known of the missionary saints. Born to a Christian family in Britain around the year 389 AD he was captured as a teenager by raiders, taken to Ireland, and forced to serve

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The Story of Sampson – a sermon

The Lord be with you The message for the Wednesday Lent service, March 14, 2018, was about the Old Testament Judge, Sampson found in Judges 13-16. Once again we are looking for the shadow of Christ. How does the man point to Jesus. You just might be surprised.

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Station 14 – the Burial of Jesus

Brief Description of Station 14 and the reason why the secondary images are included Station 14 – Jesus buried (Matt 27:57-61 ; Mk 15:42-47; Lk 23:50-56; Jn 19:38-42) a. Jonah swallowed by the great fish (Jonah 1; Matt 12:39-40) b. Joseph cast into prison (Genesis 39) Reason – Jonah was

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Station 13 – Stations of the Cross

Brief Description of Station 13 and the reason why the secondary images are included Station 13 – Spear in side (Jn 19:31-37) a. Abraham circumcising Isaac (Genesis 17:9-12, 22-23; Gen 21:1-7) b. Moses strikes the Rock (Exodus 17:1-17) Reason – The shedding of blood in circumcision pointed to the shedding

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Stations of the Cross – Station 12

Brief Description of Station 12 and the reason why the secondary images are included Station 12 – Jesus dies/Last Word/signs and wonders/response of centurion-people (Matt 27:50-56; Mk 15:37-42; Lk 23:44-49; Jn 19:30b) a. Adam and Eve eating forbidden fruit (Genesis 3:1-8) b. Temple sacrifice (Lev 4:22-35) Reason – When Adam

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Station 11

Brief Description of Station 11 and the reason why the secondary images are included Station 11 – Jesus speaks from the cross (Matt 27:45-49; Mk 15:33-36; Lk 23:34-43; Jn 19:23-30a) a. God tells Noah it is safe to leave the ark, rainbow promise (Genesis 8:13-22; 9:8-17) b. God speaks to

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