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March 22nd – To see what really matters

Scripture Reflection . . . Fourth Sunday of Lent First Reading:  1 Samuel 16:1-13 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 23 “The Lord is my Shepherd; there is nothing I shall want.” Second Reading:  Ephesians 5:8-14 Gospel: John 9:1-41 Our Liturgical season of Lent has become a global reality.  We have been thrust into prayer, fasting and alms-giving… Continue reading March 22nd – To see what really matters

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March 1st – It’s about the journey

Scripture Reflection . . . First Sunday of Lent First Reading:  Genesis 2:7-9;3:1-7 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 51 “Be merciful, O Lord, for we have sinned.” Second Reading:  Romans 5:12-19 Gospel: Matthew 4:1-11 I often consider the season of Lent as a journey; a journey of conversion; a pathway deeper into the reality of God as… Continue reading March 1st – It’s about the journey

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February 23rd – Tuning and Turning

Scripture Reflection . . . Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading:  Leviticus 19:1-2,17-18 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 103 “The Lord is kind and merciful.” Second Reading:  1 Corinthians 3:16-23 Gospel: Matthew 5:38-48 Listening to one of our Sisters tune her guitar in preparation for the Sunday Liturgy, I reflected on our need to be tuned… Continue reading February 23rd – Tuning and Turning

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February 16th – The choice to Love

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 So what is this “law of the Lord” that we recite for the Responsorial Psalm?  We could also ask… Continue reading February 16th – The choice to Love

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February 9th – The essentials

Scripture Reflection . . . Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading:  Isaiah 58:7-10 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 112 “The just one is a light in the darkness to the upright..” Second Reading:  1 Corinthians 2:1-5 Gospel: Matthew 5:13-16 Food, shelter, clothing, health, love and acceptance. These are the basic necessities for every human being to… Continue reading February 9th – The essentials

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February 2nd – I’m gonna let Him shine

Scripture Reflection . . . Presentation of the Lord First Reading:  Malachi 3:1-4 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 24 “Who is the king of glory? It is the Lord..” Second Reading:  Hebrews 2:14-18 Gospel: Luke 2:22-40 We could read today’s Responsorial Psalm as “Who is the light of the world? It is the Lord!” This is the… Continue reading February 2nd – I’m gonna let Him shine

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January 26th – This little light

Scripture Reflection . . . Third Sunday in Ordinary Time 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 4:13-23 The Gospel today makes reference to the First Reading of Isaiah: “The people who walked in darkness have seen a great… Continue reading January 26th – This little light