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A change... in the Our Father?

After years of Theological debate and dialogue, the wording in French to the 'Our Father' has been changed. French Catholics prayed a new version on Dec. 3, the first Sunday of Advent, and Massgoers said, "Let us not enter into temptation," rather than the original wording, "Do not submit us to temptation," chosen... Read More

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Advent 2017

While our society will celebrate the beginning of a new year on January 1, 2018, the Church celebrates her new year this weekend, the First Sunday of Advent. In this New Year we will proclaim, study and be inspired by the Gospel according to St. Mark. Tradition locates Mark as a follower, travel companion and... Read More

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Reaching Across a Two Millennia Divide

Reaching Across a Two Millennia Divideby Simone Cohen Scott, Nov 6, 2017 Two years ago, the fiftieth anniversary of Nostra Aetate (Latin for 'in our Time') was celebrated, and was the occasion for three weekly lectures held at Mary Mother of the Church, in Fort Richmond.  Nostra Aetate, passed at the Second... Read More

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Are You Using Your Time Wisely? Simple Tips

"Use wisely the time you have. Don’t waste but rather invest your time and bear fruit in your Spiritual Life." - Fr. Kevin God's desire is for all of us to grow in faith each and every day, strengthening our relationship with Him as we travel through our journey in life. Here are some simple ways to invest your... Read More

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Building Bridges

Traditionally, October 31, 1517 is widely held to be the day German Monk Martin Luther nailed his Ninety-five Theses on the door of All Saints Church in Wittenberg.  For the next 450 years, suspicion and division prevailed between the Catholic and Lutheran Churches. During the last 50 years and since the Second... Read More

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Time for Prayer? How Busy are You?

How simple yet true this statement is!   Do you need to slow down your life? This is a good reminder for me! Read More

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Marriage is Washing each others Feet

Father Richard Heilman posted this image (from RehmannPhotography.com) on his Facebook page.  A beautiful image of serving and giving in marriage. So if I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another’s feet.  For I have set you an example, that you also should do as I have done... Read More

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Come Meet Pastor Kevin

Come Meet Pastor Kevin From the Winnipeg Free Press / Sou'wester Community Paper   Rollicking sense of humour. Acapella singing voice. Welcoming manner. Happy priest.   If you know someone that fits these descriptors, then undoubtedly you have met Fr. Kevin Bettens, pastor of Mary, Mother of the Church in Richmond... Read More

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World Day of Prayer – September 1, 2017

Pope Francis appeals for World Day of Prayer for Care of Creation The created world is a gift. As children of God, we are called to be stewards of the rich, natural heritage that surrounds us. Pope Francis has declared September 1st the “World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation.” We are inviting all... Read More

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God Enters Our Lives....

....at the moment of our greatest need. How true is that? Can you relate? I sure can! And am I ever thankful He has been here for me during my hardest days!   Follow our social media links at the top of our MMOC website to see more of these daily great inspirations.  Or sign up for the Dyanamic Catholic daily... Read More