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October 8th – Remain in me

Scripture Reflection . . . Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading:  Isaiah 5:1-7 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 80 “The vineyard of the Lord is the house of Israel.” Second Reading: Philippians 4:6-9 Gospel: Matthew 21:33-43 Have you ever seen a vineyard? Rows of sturdy  roots elegantly drapping leaf covered vines to each side. In season… Continue reading October 8th – Remain in me

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October 1st -The little way

Scripture Reflection. . , Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading: Ezekiel 18:25-28 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 25 Second Reading: Philippians 2:1-11 Gospel; Matthew 21:28-32 “Unfair” appears to be the cry against God according to the Prophet Ezekiel and in Matthew’s Gospel. There is something that we as humans struggle with and that is comparing ourselves… Continue reading October 1st -The little way

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September 24th – Widening the lens

Scripture Reflection. . . Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading:  Isaiah 55: 6-9 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 145 “The Lord is near to all who call upon him.” Second Reading: Philippians 1:20-27 Gospel: Matthew 20:1-16 One of our Sisters had a saying, “God sees things differently.” This was often in response to an individual expressing… Continue reading September 24th – Widening the lens

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September 17th – Born to be free

Scripture Reflection . . . Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading: Sirach 27: 30-28:7 Responsorial Psalm: 103 “The Lord is kind and merciful, slow to anger, rich in compassion.” Second Reading: Romans 14:7-9 Gospel:  Matthew 18:21-35 On September 14th the Church celebrated the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross. The Gospel of that… Continue reading September 17th – Born to be free

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September 10th – You and me faith

Scripture Reflection . . . Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading: Ezekiel 33:7-9 Responsorial Psalm:  Psslm 95 “If today you hear God’s voice, harden not your hearts.” Second Reading: Romans 13:8-10 Gospel: Matthew 18:15-20 Today’s Scripture Readings remind me of one of our Foundress’s sayings: “Love of God and love of neighbor are but… Continue reading September 10th – You and me faith

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August 27th – Faith, hope and love are key

Scripture Reflection . . . Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading:  Isaiah 22:19-23 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 138 “Lord, your love is eternal; do not forsake the work of your hands.” Second Reading: Romans 11:33-36 Gospel:   Matthew 16:13-20 Recently I walked down to the memorial garden that displays the names of all the Sisters… Continue reading August 27th – Faith, hope and love are key

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August 20th – Gift and call

Scripture Reflection . . . Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading: Isaiah 56:1, 6-7 Responsorial Psalm:Psalm 67 “O God, let all the nations praise you!” Second Reading: Romans 11:13-15, 29-32 Gospel: Matthew 15:21-28 I am fascinated by the exchange in today’s Gospel reading between Jesus and the Canaanite woman. Up to this point Jesus… Continue reading August 20th – Gift and call