Tag Archives: Our Lady of Lourdes

Novena to Our Lady of Lourdes for Joseph Cronin: Final Day

When the wine failed, the mother of Jesus said to Him, “They have no wine.” And Jesus said to her, “O woman, what have you to do with Me? My hour has not yet come.” His mother said to the … Continue reading

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Novena to Our Lady of Lourdes for Joey Cronin: Day Eight

God created man in his image; in the divine image he created him; male and female he created them. God blessed them, saying: “Be fertile and multiply; fill the earth and subdue it. Have dominion over the fish of the … Continue reading

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Novena to Our Lady of Lourdes for Joey Cronin: Day Seven

In the beginning, when God created the heavens and the earth, the earth was a formless wasteland, and darkness covered the abyss, while a mighty wind swept over the waters. Then God said, “Let there be light…” -Today’s Reading, Genesis:1 … Continue reading

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Novena to Our Lady of Lourdes for Joey Cronin: Day Six

When it was evening, after sunset, they brought to him all who were ill or possessed by demons. The whole town was gathered at the door. He cured many who were sick with various diseases, and he drove out many … Continue reading

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Novena to Our Lady of Lourdes for Joey Cronin: Day Five

Through Jesus, let us continually offer God a sacrifice of praise, that is, the fruit of lips that confess his name. Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have; God is pleased by sacrifices of that … Continue reading

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Novena to Our Lady of Lourdes for Joey Cronin: Day Four

  Let brotherly love continue. Do not neglect hospitality, for through it some have unknowingly entertained angels… Let marriage be honored among all and the marriage bed be kept undefiled, -Today’s Reading, Hebrews:13 Wait on the Lord: be of good … Continue reading

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Novena to Our Lady of Lourdes for Joey Cronin: Day Three

(I have been without internet service most of the day. I am posting this from a McDonald’s. Hopefully it will be resolved tomorrow, as I have several things to cover.) Jesus summoned the Twelve and began to send them out … Continue reading

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Novena to Our Lady of Lourdes for Joey Cronin: Day Two

“Endure your trials as “discipline”; God treats you as his sons. For what “son” is there whom his father does not discipline? At the time, all discipline seems a cause not for joy but for pain, yet later it brings … Continue reading

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Novena to Our Lady of Lourdes for Joey Cronin: Day One

“The child is not dead, but only sleeps”-Mark 5:39 –From today’s Gospel Oh dear Immaculate Conception, Lady of Lourdes, you brought forth a spring of living water with miraculous healing power in the midst of a garbage dump when you … Continue reading

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Musings – Renewing the Culture of Life

By Charlie Johnston I have spent much of the day trying to dig out from under the avalanche of emails I dealt with last week. I am glad to report that this afternoon I spoke with Joey’s dad – and … Continue reading

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