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Spirituality  and Religion

Spirituality and Religion

February 5, 2019 at 6:42 am

Questions about spirituality have captivated people from the beginning of times. Although some of us might look at religion and spirituality with a certain dose of suspicion most will agree that we are all spiritual beings. Allow me to reflect briefly on the meaning of spirituality. I should mention first that there are many different spiritualties and although I will touch on some of them I will focus mostly on the Christian spirituality with whichRead More

The poison of overgeneralization

The poison of overgeneralization

January 29, 2019 at 8:45 am

There is a poison that can spoil our souls. It can eat away at our confidence. Sicken our sense of hope. Taint our opinions and as leaders can impair our judgment of self and others. It’s overgeneralization which is a term that can describe negative events as never-ending patterns of failure. Maybe you’ve experienced this before. I work hard for something but for whatever reasons I don’t receive what I believed to be the justRead More

The Guiding Star

The Guiding Star

January 15, 2019 at 11:18 am

Twelve days after Christmas, on January 6, many Christians celebrate the Feast of Epiphany, from the Greek word epifaneia which means manifestation or appearance. The Feast celebrates the revelation of God to humanity through the birth of his Son. Some of you might know it also as Feast of the Tree Kings which is the name we used in my old country, Poland. You might remember from your childhood the story of three kings, wiseRead More

Christmas  Schedule  2018

Christmas Schedule 2018

December 18, 2018 at 10:48 am

Christmas Schedule 2018 At Holy Name of Jesus Chapel (Roman Catholic Chapel) Wednesday, 19 December – 18:30: Mass with the celebration of the sacrament of the anointing of the sick. Thursday, 20 December – 18:30: Penitential liturgy with the sacrament of reconciliation (confession). Sunday, 23 December: – 11:00: Mass of the Fourth Sunday of Advent CHRISTMAS Monday, 24 December: – 18:00: Children Mass of the Nativity (bilingual) – 24:00: Midnight Mass of the Nativity Tuesday,Read More

It will save every conversation you have

It will save every conversation you have

December 11, 2018 at 11:47 am

Everyone certainly noticed that as children we ask a lot of questions. We want to know and understand the world. We do not like answers like “this is it” and “just beacauase”. We are not afraid to ask even the most bizarre questions, we are looking for answers, sense and understanding. And how is it in the adult world? It is amazing that many adults lose the ability to ask questions. Adults do not ask,Read More

Padre Willis

Challenging all or nothing thinking

December 4, 2018 at 11:42 am

Many of us at times struggle with black vs white or all or nothing thinking. What kind of thinking is this? The person who thinks like this is likely to use the terms always, never, forever. They see a single action or a lone lack of action as a totality. For instance when a certain husband might forget to put the toilet seat down, his wife might say to him, “you never leave the toiletRead More