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Bishop Hying on St. Benedict Joseph Labre
Bishop Donald J. Hying from the Diocese of Gary, Indiana Offers us a Reflection on St. Benedict Joseph Labre  "I know very holy people who are stymied by an anxiety so severe, they find it difficult to go to church and be in a crowd with other people.  Some folks struggle with depr...


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Feast Day of St Benedict Joseph Labre-  April 16th
Our Saint Benedict Joseph Labre:  Feast Day Reflection! As we enter 22nd year since the foundation of the Guild I find myself displaced at bit like St. Benedict Joseph Labre. All these years, I had big dreams think ing that someday, "We might have a volunteer center or chapel in...


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Jesus' Seven Last Words- Special Meaning for those in Grief
The Seven Last Words Meditation for the bereaved  by the late Father Terence P. Curley T When those we love die they are, in death, very often more present to us than while they were alive. This is evident when we recall memories we thought were long forgotten. It may ...


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Passion Week - A Special Grace for Those Suffering with Mental Illness
Jesus speaks to the depressed and to the bereaved. by Timothy Duff, STM, MA CHL Cert. edited by Theresa Duff "Mental Illness is represented by Jesus' Crown of Thorns"-  St. Teresa of Calcutta As Catholics, we honor the days between Palm Sunday and Easter, our Holy We...


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Guild's Lenten Request
  Hello, My Friends,  First, I wanted to thank you for your continued support of the Guild. I hope you have liked the weekly generated emails. If you find it a nuisance, you may unenroll at any time. In the past six months or so I have worked so hard to build up our ...


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Mary and the Way of the Cross
Recommendation to Reflect upon Mary's Life and Heartfelt Sorrows  One of my favorite things to do during Lent is to meditate on the Stations Of The Cross. When I grew up we would go to our Church on Friday's during the Lenton season and say the stations of the Cross. In my ...


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Fourth Week of Lent Reflection
Fourth Week of Lent Reflection 4th Week of Lent 2018 Live Lent with me Timothy Duff, STM, MA Cert. RCHL What do we do when we see someone being picked on or made fun of in school?  Do we stick up for them? When was the last time you stopped at a traffic light and a homeless per...


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Mary Opens the Door to Lent
Mary Opens the Door to Lent EDITORIAL: The Father willed that Mary’s free choice would bring the Messiah into the world. And he wills that each of his sons and daughters use this same freedom to receive the gift of his merciful love and turn back to him with every fiber of their being. &ld...


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New Board Member Search
We are Currently Searching for Board Members. We are looking for at least two individuals to join our Leadership Team Minimal responsibilities We will have a phone conference twice a year to discuss the Guild Business This is a requirement for us to re-establish our Non-Profit...


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Third Week of Lent Reflection
External Sacrifice: So why exactly are you not eating candy for the next month? This is a very popular penance during Lent, and the questions about it are just as popular. Heaven forbid you should avoid the cake at the birthday party! You LOVE cake! But it’s Lent – a time for penance...


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