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Mary of Magdala, Apostle to the Apostles Catholic Community

We can do both Joy and Sadness

“We can do both Joy and Sadness”© by Rev. Jim Ryan,  jimryan6885@gmail.com Here are a few facts to chew on.  First, in 2019, that’s right – next year, ethnic minority children will be the majority of all children in the United States.  Second, minority children are already the majority among all children in 10 states. …
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Light of Life …… God-with-us

“Light of Life,,,,,,God-with-us” © Thoughts on the 3rd Sunday of Advent, December 16, 2018 by Rev. Jim Ryan,  jimryan6885@gmail.com We have reason to celebrate today!  This 3rd Sunday of Advent, as a marker in time, is an announcement of good that happens with closeness to the Word of Life.  As John announces in today’s Gospel…
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Light of Life

“Light of Life” © Thoughts on the 1st Sunday of Advent, December 2, 2018 by Rev. Jim Ryan,  jimryan6885@gmail.com Thomas Merton’s final manuscript which he sent to the publisher just prior to his trip to Asia in February, 1968 was published this year with a foreward by Sarah Coakley.  It has been given the title,…
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