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The Deacon's Wife — A journey toward becoming the wife of a permanent deacon in the Roman Catholic Church. — Page 2

God is in control

July 31, 2012

For I know the plans I have for you declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you.  Plans to give you hope and a future.   Jeremiah 29:11 Life is so easy when you follow God’s plan for you.  Jeremiah tells us so.  This bible verse makes me reflect with awe […]

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Time for a little church humor…

March 6, 2012

Hope these make you chuckle!   The  Picnic   A Jewish  Rabbi and a Catholic Priest met at the town’s  annual 4th of July picnic. Old friends, they  began their usual banter. “This baked ham is  really delicious,” the priest teased the rabbi.  “You really ought to try it. I know it’s against  your religion, but […]

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What happens in heaven when we pray…

February 16, 2012

I dreamed that I went to Heaven and an angel was showing me around. We walked side-by-side inside a large workroom filled with angels. My angel guide stopped in front of the first section and said, ‘ This is the Receiving Section. Here, all petitions to God said in prayer are received. I looked around […]

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Jesus would ride the bus

February 3, 2012

Over the last few weeks I’ve had to opportunity to experience something thats been quite humbling… To save money, I decided I’d take the bus all the way from Knoxville to Ottawa, Ontario to visit my daughter & grand-daughter (and of course Jeff, my daughter’s wonderful husband!). You see, airfare runs almost $1000 VS $200 […]

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Jesus loves the little children…

January 23, 2012

Matthew 18:10 – “See that you don’t despise any of these little ones. Their angels in heaven, I tell you, are always in the presence of my Father in heaven.” Mark 10:13-16 People were bringing little children to Jesus for him to place his hands on them, but the disciples rebuked them. When Jesus saw […]

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Trinity, Mary & Salvation

January 11, 2012

Of course this week-end has been the best so far!  Funny, I’ve been hearing the same comment after every class!  It seems like each one is “a hard act to follow” but somehow it always is.  Deacon Tim (or whoever those powers may be), certainly have chosen great instructors/leaders for this Aspirant program. Saturday night […]

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Liturgy of the hours (better known as the Psalms)

December 16, 2011

This past weekend (December 3/4) was Scott’s 4th class.  As usual, he returned home excited & “pumped” about his new knowledge.  Of course he has qualified each class as “The best so far!” – I don’t know how each facilitator is going to outdo the previous one but so far, each one has. Here’s a […]

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Philosophy – with Fr. Bede

November 15, 2011

Scott’s 3rd class has come and gone quite quietly this time.  I suspect it is because this time around he didn’t return home with a list of 8 books to read & 20 pages of homework to write. From my husband’s enthusiasm, Fr. Bede is a not only a great teacher but also a great […]

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November 7, 2011

Méa Culpa..méa culpa! Procrastination is not one of my flaws.  I’m usually a “get ‘er done” person.  My rule of thumb is to get it done right away.  What ever it is.  Somehow after Scott’s second class, things sort of happened and although posting was on my “to do” list,  I just never got to […]

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First Class… finally!

September 28, 2011

Friday, September 9th on a beautiful & sunny afternoon Scott packed his overnight bag (that took 5 minutes), then he packed his camera, his Mac Book Air, his Ipad, his Zoom H4 Audio Recorder, his wireless microphone and hung his Android Thunderbolt on his belt (that process took more than an hour).  Now he was […]

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