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Beginner’s Guide to Meditation

by Aloysius
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What is meditation? Meditation is simply the act of calming the mind in order to focus on a single object or idea. Although to most people growing up in Western countries there is a strong association with buddhism and yoga, many cultures across the world have a tradition of meditation and it is not a […]

Our Beautiful Basilica

by Aloysius
Our Beautiful Basilica

Way back in 1870 when Grant was President, and Roxbury was mostly rocks, and St. Alphonsus Street bore the quaint name of Bumstead Lane, a frame church pushed up its shy steeple over the very spot where you now walk into the Rectory and because the new church was not a parish church but only […]

THE GLORIES OF MARY IN BOSTON

by Aloysius
THE GLORIES OF MARY IN BOSTON

“Mother Dearest, Mother Fairest; Help of All Who Call on Thee.” Pentecost Sunday, May 28, 1871, witnessed an event which may be justly considered the greatest landmark in this history of the Church (the old church)- the solemn enthronement above the main altar of the picture of Our Lady of Perpetual Help. It was ” […]

Staying Confident With Pimples

by Aloysius
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Staying confident with pimples is a difficult task. Often treatments take weeks to work, but you still have to live your life. Even though pimples can seem like the end of the world, it is important to know that pimples is the most common condition among adults and adolescents. So how does one stay confident […]

Varicose Vein Treatment can Give You Your Confidence Back

by Aloysius
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We hate plenty of things that end up harming our bodies, like acne, eczema, and veins related problems. If you’re struggling with the pain, swelling of spider and varicose veins, you might choose not wear shorts or skirts. Varicose veins can detract from your appearance, affect your self-confidence and force you to reach for stockings […]

The Art & Spirit of Woodworking

by Aloysius
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Woodworking can be defined as the art and spirit of creating a wide range of wooden stuff with the help of tools, which is one of the oldest crafts in the world. It can turn your passion into a money making. Filling your spare time with different types of woodworking projects is a stress reliever. […]

If Only It Were a Neon Sign

by Aloysius
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Everyday i wake up and ask for guidance in a way i can understand to be the very best person i can be. ok so it’s a little vague, many say you should be specific, and yes i did get that green, then even the yellow, and even later the red convertible Volkswagen all specifically […]

The Last Sacred Day Left?

by Aloysius
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Anzac Day was the “most sacred day of the year” for New Zealanders, Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker told the record crowd attending the dawn service this year. Certainly, Oderings did not attempt to open its gardening shops on Anzac morning, unlike its habitual breaking of the law that bans trading on Good Friday. (Oderings doesn’t […]

Seven Ways To Revitalise Your Church

by Aloysius
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Every church needs to be revitalised at some stage. It can’t afford to be outdated. So, how can this be achieved? Max Palmer has some answers. I recently attended a very ambitious and unusually pitched gathering of church leaders from both sides of the Tasman. The packed Australasian Billion Soul Leadership Summit was organised by […]

Hope to Cope Food Programs

by Aloysius
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The Community Kitchen has been in operation in the Corktown neighborhood of Detroit for more than 23 years. As a result of declining government services and increasing resident need, the church started a lunch program that currently serves 150-300 people every week. Some drive or take the bus, but the vast majority of our guests […]