Msgr. Marucci's Blog

October 2014

Oct 31

The Glorious Mysteries - Slide Presentation

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Oct 31

Scripture Study Reflection Questions - The Glorious Mysteries

Homework from the Final Presentation - Please respond to one of the two questions below:   1.  What does it mean to be a disciple of Christ today? How do you live out your discipleship in your day to day life? OR 2.  How has the Holy Spirit worked in your life most recently?  Provide at least one example of how you...
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Oct 26

The Sorrowful Mysteries - Slide Presentation

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Oct 24

Scripture Study Reflection Question: The Sorrowful Mysteries

On Thursday night during our Scripture Seminar, we learned about some of the historical aspects of crucifixion.  After reading the handouts related to the Scourging, and Crucifixion, and from what you may have learned in class, what stands out the most that helped to enhance your own understanding of Jesus Christ Crucified? How does this...
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Oct 16

Scripture Study Reflection Question - The Proclamation of the Kingdom of God

When was the last time you shared your faith with someone and talked with them about your relationship with Jesus Christ?  Have you ever thought to invite someone to consider joining the Catholic Church?  If Jesus were to ask you to invite someone that you know to join His Church....who would you invite?  (Please do not mention...
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Oct 16

Scripture Study Reflection Question - The Institution of the Eucharist

The Gospels contain many accounts of Jesus sharing meals with His followers and others (for example, see Mark 6:34-44; 14:3-9; Luke 7:36; 10:38-42).  Why do you suppose Jesus waited until the final hours of His life to identify himself with the food that was being shared?
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Oct 16

Scripture Study Reflection Question - The Transfiguration

In all three accounts a voice from the clouds identifies Jesus as the beloved or chosen Son and includes an admonition to "listen to Him."  Can you describe a time when you placed yourself in the presence of the Lord (in prayer) and came away resolved regarding something you were praying over.  What were the circumstances and...
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Oct 16

Scripture Study Reflection Question: The Wedding at Cana

The Gospel of John is filled with signs that reveal the identity of Jesus.  The first of these signs takes place at a wedding in Cana (John 2:1-11).  What role does Mary play in this first sign?
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Oct 16

The Luminous Mysteries of the Rosary

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Oct 16

The Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary

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Oct 16

Scripture Study Reflection Question - The Baptism of Jesus

The Baptism of Jesus is recorded in all four Gospel Accounts (Matt 3:13-17; Mark 1:9-11; Luke 3:21-23, John 1:32-34)  What are the common elements that you find in these accounts?    
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Oct 1

A Cross and A Crown

Perhaps you can imagine how difficult life was for me nearly 26 years ago.  Having prepared for priesthood for eight to ten years, I had just been ordained and was ready, enthused, and energized to change the world.  However, you know the old saying, “we make plans, and God Laughs.”  Approximately six...
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