Start strong and show God

Let us “start strong” and “show God” to the world and those around us, and give a demonstration of the unseen by being Christlike in our lives and in our love.
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Are you ready to see the Light of Life?

Every day is a gift from our Heavenly Father. May we not take it for granted but live it as such, and allow the light of Jesus to shine in and through us so, as to illuminate and brighten our often dark and troubled world.
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He must increase

As the Lamb of God, he gives himself to us in the Eucharist to empower us to conquer our own sins - and allow him to increase more and more within us and in our lives.
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Finding patience in Advent

When we complain about another, we often take a position of judgment. Yet only God is the ultimate judge, our Christ.
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The four Ps of Advent

Father Poston offers some tips for making the most of this Advent season.
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A profound moment of my priesthood

One of more profound memories from my priesthood involved a visit a few years ago with an elderly man in the hospital who was dying.
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Take my breath away: Skiing, mountains and Christ

No matter how many times we may fall or mess up, Jesus is always right there to patiently lift us up, encourage us and give us new strength with his grace and his mercy!
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Longing for a savior: the world, humanity and Otto

As I was preparing my Christmas homily for my parishes of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Thurmont and St. Anthony Shrine in Emmitsburg, I was praying and reflecting on what to preach about, and a recent memory came to mind. As many of you who have read this blog before know very well (as...
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Of weddings, funerals and sacred moments

May God help us to be open to the Holy Spirit, even if it is surprisingly coming through another person we may not feel is “qualified” or through a person we may not “like” or may not know.
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To whom shall we go?

In these current times of confusion, doubt, sadness or anger, instead of letting our passions rule us we should come to Jesus in his flesh and blood, in his Eucharist.
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The Otto Grotto Rosary Dog Walk

Join Father Poston and his dog, Otto, on an "Otto Grotto Rosary Walk" in Emmitsburg.
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The Joy of the Wild Goose

In Ireland, Christians past and present often refer to the Holy Spirit as “the Wild Goose.” The “goose is loose” they’ll say when they speak of the surprising, creative and often spontaneous work of the Holy Spirit.
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