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Why I attend Mass

Published: February 25, 2022   

The Lord is my shepherd; He desires to meet my every need.

He orders me to rest and abide with Him in in green, wide-open, wind-swept pastures under His protective eye.

We peacefully stroll together beside cool, crystalline pools of water.

He desires for me to continually rest peacefully in His presence.

He restores my soul; He renews my spirit as I learn to daily walk, live, and rely upon His presence in my life.


In this world we will have problems.  Loneliness, sorrow, sinfulness, pain, discouragement, regretfulness, death—ROCK HARD PROBLEMS presented to us from this amoral world and our own waywardness.

But, I shall not fear!  God is with me and Jesus is my rod and my staff;  If I humbly submit to my Heavenly Father through prayer and supplication, He will solve my problems to my good, and for His wonderful glory!!!  I will be at peace.


Jesus is now preparing a banquet — no -- a feast for His children, in our honor, in the presence of family and friends with no external influences from the world or satan himself!   We will be in the divine, holy, pure presence of our Heavenly Father.  

He will welcome us as His special guests

He will personally anoint our heads with oil

Our joy will not be contained

Surely, His goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of our lives, and we shall live with Him now and forever!!

JOHN 10: 27-28

“My sheep listen to my voice; I know them and they follow me.  I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish;  no one will ever snatch them out of my hand.  My Father, who has given to me, is greater than all; no one can snatch them out of my Father’s hand.  I and my Father are one—

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