Author Archives: Carol Lavenz



Carol Lavenz

The tree Zacchaeus climbed to see Jesus
in A Moment to Ponder

Zacchaeus and Lent

After reading the section about Zacchaeus in the book, Jesus, A Pilgrimage  by James Martin, S.J., I gained a renewed perspective on Lent, so I offer these excerpts for your reflection and strongly recommend this...

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February 22, 2019
Emmanuel God with Us
in A Moment to Ponder

Emmanuel: God with Us

The Proclamation of the Kingdom of God is the third Mystery of Light in the Rosary Novena to our Blessed Virgin Mary. It meditates on the revelation of Jesus that the Reign of God has...

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December 21, 2018
Eye of a Needle
in A Moment to Ponder

Eye of a Needle

“Again I say to you, it is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for one who is rich to enter the kingdom of God.” Matt.19: 24. That statement...

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November 05, 2018
The Call
in A Moment to Ponder, Inspiration

The Call

“Come, Follow Me” is the call from Jesus to Peter, Andrew, James and John. They already knew of Jesus. Peter’s mother-in-law was even cured by Jesus. Regardless, it was the miraculous catch of fish that...

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October 10, 2018
Adoration
in A Moment to Ponder, Encouragement

The Safe Zone

Prayer’s Safe Zone From Carol Lavenz: Eucharistic adoration could be described as a safe zone of prayer because the power of temptation is not sitting there! In silence, bothersome thoughts or habitual worries can surface....

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September 20, 2018