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My Lesson: Be A Door Of Mercy

I noticed a curious phenomenon shortly after the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy began in December. Virtually every day, in something I read or heard, the word “mercy” appeared. The reference was purposeful at times, something written or said relating

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Year of Mercy: Embrace Sacrament of Reconciliation

There is compassion. There is sympathy, even empathy. All women and men can feel those emotions. We can’t help it sometimes. Images flash on the TV set of bald children who are suffering cancer, weary families who have lost their

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Mercy and Michelangelo’s Pieta

The figure of the Pieta resides on the top shelf along the southwest wall of my living room, just a little higher and to the left of our 40-inch TV screen. Next to it stands a clear glass angel. Another

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Mercy: A Matter of Being, not Doing

A bit of advice as we all prepare our hearts this Advent to receive Jesus anew on Christmas: True love doesn’t come in doing, rather it comes in being. Today, when Donna and I attended Mass at our St. Cletus

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Mike & Donna Eisenbath

Offering HOPE for the journey...