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A MESSAGE FROM OUR LAY DIRECTOR, MARY ANN DOWD

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Beloved Cursillistas, In order to better understand "EXACTLY" what the language of the HHS mandate will mean in practical terms, please refer to Archbishop Lori's brilliant Parable of the Kosher Deli which can be found at  http://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/the-parable-of-the-kosher-deli/  .  Bishop O'Connell has asked us to keep praying for him and for all our priests and bishops as they go before us in order to keep us informed, articulate and courageous in waging the battle against this unjust law. forever DeColores! mary ann xo

PRAYER FOR A NEIGHBOR by Len Capobianco

I pray the prayer of Jabez frequently throughout my day:          Oh, that you would bless me, indeed         And enlarge my territory         That Your Hand would be with me,         And that you would keep me from evil. The second line is a step in faith asking the Lord to take me whenever he would to do HIS work. I know that my capacity is limited these days and I believe that he is telling me to simply touch everyone I come in contact with. We just moved into our new home in Toms River, and yesterday morning (Sunday) our new neighbor John came to our door to tell us that our well (for the sprinkler system) was running constantly into a drain and out into the street. We thought it was rain water coming out of the drain caused by Friday's heavy rain. Anyway, John showed me how to turn off the system and then showed me the access to the well and commenced to get down on his knees and removed the pressure relief valve that was causing the problem (John is 81 years old). I than