Author Archives: Beckita

Our Lady of Tepeyac, We Need You

In this time when hearts continue to be revealed and people are choosing, I find the expressed wisdom of Annabelle Hazard to be heartening. As we pray for all who visit here and our families, let us continue seeking graces … Continue reading

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Let Us Pray Anew for Pope Francis and Our Church

With a heavy heart, I invite us to join anew in prayer for our Holy Father and our Church. Never in the history of the Church has there been a conference focused on the topic of how to depose a heretical pope. … Continue reading

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A Sign of Hope

(Since I stepped in to continue keeping TNRS site going, I have thought a great deal about Janet’s request made some time ago concerning guidelines for speaking about prophecy here. It will always be important to honor the Archdiocesan statements … Continue reading

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Mary and the Saints

(As we continue on the Lenten Journey, praying, watching, waiting on the Lord and living our lives as sherpas, I reprint the following article, written by Charlie, for our consideration and contemplation. Even as a cradle Catholic, familiar with these … Continue reading

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The Lady of All Nations

A movement continues to stir within the Church. For years, it has been welcomed for the hope rooted in its promises and, at the same time, it has been opposed in the face of misunderstanding. As I continue to contemplate what we … Continue reading

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Patient Trust

Patience and trust are steadying virtues to cultivate in these days. A poem shared with Quin Hilyer brings renewed inspiration to trust in God and His ways at work within each of our lives, in this community, in our country and in our world. No … Continue reading

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Be Not Afraid

When pondering how God repeats a certain theme or message in the Scriptures to stress its importance, I found an information gem from an online reference source. The King James version of the bible includes the phrase, “be not afraid,” 29 times. The New American … Continue reading

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Strangers in a Strange Land Are We

Hat tip to reader and commenter,  Christene, for bringing to our attention a newly released book by Archbishop Charles J. Chaput: Strangers in a Strange Land: Living the Catholic Faith in a Post-Christian World. My copy came this week and, … Continue reading

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Renew a Steadfast Spirit within Me

As we embark on another Lenten Journey, let us resolve to live Psalm 51 anew: “Have mercy on me, O God; according to your steadfast love; according to your abundant mercy… Create in me a clean heart, O God, and put a … Continue reading

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Is Peace Possible in Troubled Times?

Our world is noisy with anger and division, seemingly everywhere. I try to read and listen to “just enough” news to have a sense of what is occurring in our country and world.  We can see interviews where people nearly rise … Continue reading

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