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About veilofveronica

I am a mother and wife as well as an RCIA and Adult Faith Formation catechist at a parish in the south. I have 3 children and a great husband.

We Are Not Helpless

I feel a divine jealousy for you, for I promised you in marriage to one husband, to present you as a chaste virgin to Christ.  But I am afraid that, as the serpent deceived Eve by its cunning, your thoughts will … Continue reading

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Lord of Space and Time

Walkino on Water, by Ivan Aivazovsky (1888) When they had rowed about three or four miles, they saw Jesus walking on the sea and coming near the boat, and they were terrified. 20 But he said to them, “It is I; do not be afraid.”  Then … Continue reading

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Three Days of Darkness and Blessed Candles

You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. Matthew 5:15 A few months back I had written a post about how we are all called to become a city on a Hill, … Continue reading

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The Last Gospel

When Jesus therefore saw His mother, and the disciple whom He loved standing by, He said to His mother, “Woman, behold your son!” 27 Then He said to the disciple, “Behold your mother!” And from that hour that disciple took her to his own home. John 19:26-27 By … Continue reading

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Truth, Goodness and Beauty

I am like a desert owl of the wilderness, like a little owl of the waste places.I lie awake. I am like a lonely bird on the housetop. Psalm 102:6-7 The other day I went to a talk by my cousin, Kathleen … Continue reading

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Nuclear Holocaust and Illumination of Conscience

Roch Castle Haverfordwest, Wales – Ruins to Restoration The final battle between the Lord and the kingdom of Satan will be about Marriage and the Family…Don’t be afraid, because whoever works for the sanctity of Marriage and the Family will … Continue reading

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The Body Politic

Then all the elders of Israel gathered together and came to Samuel at Ramah and said to him, “You are old, and your sons do not follow in your ways; appoint for us, then, a king to govern us, like other … Continue reading

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Canticle of Confidence

The dome at Mount Tabor, Transfiguration – Holy Land – Photo taken by Ana Zarraga  I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery;  you shall have no other gods before … Continue reading

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Franciscan Friars of the Renewal

He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation. Mark 16:15 We were blessed to have the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal from Albuquerque, NM for a parish mission. Please forward the video … Continue reading

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Saint Gabriel the Archangel

 The angel replied, “I am Gabriel. I stand in the presence of God, and I have been sent to speak to you and to bring you this good news. Luke 1:19 I composed this prayer to Saint Gabriel after reading … Continue reading

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