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February 12th – Called to follow the Spirit

Scripture Reflection . . . Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading: Sirach 15:15-20 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 119 “Blessed are they who follow the law of the Lord.” Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 2:6-10 Gospel: Matthew 5:17-37 “Jesus said to his disciples: ‘Do not think that I have come to abolish the law or the prophets.… Continue reading February 12th – Called to follow the Spirit

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February 5th – Called to be salt and light

Scripture Reflection. . . Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading: Isaiah 58:7-10 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 112 “The just one is a light in darkness to the upright.” Second Reading: 1 Corinthians: 2:1-5 Gospel: Matthew 5:13-16  In today’s Gospel, Jesus says “You are the salt of the earth . . . You are the light… Continue reading February 5th – Called to be salt and light

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Week of January 29th – Called to humility

Scripture Reflection . . . Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading:  Zephaniah 2:3; 3:12-13 Responsorial Psalm: 146   “Blessed are the poor in spirit; the kingdom of heaven is theirs!” Second Reading:1 Corinthians 1:26-31 Gospel: Matthew 5: 1-12 – Beatitudes The Readings today are a stark contrast to the values so many in this… Continue reading Week of January 29th – Called to humility

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January 22nd – Called to unity

Scripture reflection. . . First Reading: Isaiah 8:23 – 9:3 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 27  “The Lord is my light and my salvation.” Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 1:10-13,17 Gospel: Matthew 4:12-23 Taking a day of prayer today, I realized I was praying in a room containing three pictures of women significant to our Congregation. Two of… Continue reading January 22nd – Called to unity

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January 15th – Called to love

Scripture Reflection . . .  Second Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading: Isaiah 49:3-6 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 40 “Here am I, Lord; I come to do your will.” Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 1:1-3 Gospel: John 1:29-34 During my experience with Vocation Ministry (inviting women to Religious Life) there were many occasions to explore the meaning… Continue reading January 15th – Called to love

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January 1st – Blessed beginning

Scripture Reflection . . . Solemnity of Mary, Holy Mother of God First Reading: Numbers 6:22-27 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 67 “May God bless us in his mercy.” Second Reading: Galatians 4:4-7 Gospel Reading: Luke 2:16-21 As we enter into the New Year, we hear this blessing given by God to Moses and the Israelites, “The… Continue reading January 1st – Blessed beginning