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Palm Sunday

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Isaiah 50: 4 – 7; Philippians 2: 6 -0 11; Mark 11: 1-10

Today we celebrate the Passion of Our Lord or Palm Sunday. I feel very blessed to have so many readings to reflect upon, each and everyone a gift of fruitfulness for my prayer. On this day, we hear the cry, ”Hosanna in the highest heaven”. Yet, where were these people, where was their passion, when Jesus was walking the streets and carrying the cross on the way to his execution? What kept people away? What kept them from not responding to the brutality done to another human being? Can we ever forget that soon to follow we hear “Crucify him! Crucify him!” --such a contrast!

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Earth Hour Day at the CND Mother House

This year, Earth Hour Day, a global movement organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature, will be marked on Saturday, March 28. Between 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. Millions of individuals, communities, households and businesses around the world are encouraged to switch off their non-essential lights for one hour as a symbol of their commitment to the planet.

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Palm Sunday Reflection

A common theme among the readings today is the relationship between humility and authority. True humility is not-self deprecating and has nothing to do with poor self-esteem. I understand humility as an awareness of our complete dependence on God who is Love. Humility is the recognition that God is the Source of all including one’s gifts and is the One to be glorified by them.

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