Friday, 13 October 2006

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  • Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2006 13:52:11 -0500 (Central Standard Time)

From: Fr. Pat Umberger
Subject: Friday, 13 October 2006
.=:  M O R N I N G    P R A Y E R  :=.
     from Father Pat Umberger
Father Pat will be in Fatima, Lourdes, Lisieux and Spain from 02-13 October.
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     From Father Pat Umberger
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"Other seed fell into good soil and brought forth grain, growing up and
increasing and yielding thirty and sixty and a hundred-fold."  And he said,
'Let anyone with ears to hear listen!'"  ~Mark 4:8-9
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God's kingdom on earth is growing slowly, like a seed in the ground.
In the growth of God's kingdom there is always progress among the few who
are out ahead of the crowd.  We can keep striving for something better and
there does not need to be stagnation in our lives.  Eternal life, abundant
life can be ours for the seeking.  We need not misspend time over past
failures. We can count the lessons learned from failures as rungs upon the
ladder of progress.  We can press onward toward the goal.
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I pray that I may be willing to grow.  I pray that I may keep stepping up on
the rungs of the ladder of life.
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Saint of the Day:
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We pray for unity in our country and that we may build a Culture of Life. We
pray for the safety of our troops, their safe return and their families at
home.  We pray for a deep and profound respect for life, and for the courage
and willingness to stand up for life. We pray for one another, for those who
have asked our prayers and for those who need our prayers the most. Have a
good day!
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viewed with a high speed Internet connection.
May God Bless you and those you love, and keep you safe!
Father Pat
      "Be still and know that I am God." ~Psalm 46:10

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