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April 14th – True love

Scripture Reflection . . . Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord Gospel Reading for the Procession:  Luke 19:28-40 First Reading:  Isaiah 50: 4-7 Responsorial Psalm:  Psalm 22  “My God, my God, why have you abandoned me?” Second Reading:  Philippians 2:6-11 Gospel:  Luke 22:14-23:56 What is your God image? Who is God for you?… Continue reading April 14th – True love

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March 24th – Take off your shoes

Scripture Reflection. . . Third Sunday of Lent First Reading:  Exodus 3:1-15 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 103 “The Lord is kind and merciful.” Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 10:1-6;10-12 Gospel: Luke 13:1-9 Today we face the question about suffering. Why does it exist? Why does God allow it? In the Gospel Reading people are asking if God… Continue reading March 24th – Take off your shoes

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March 17th – The one thing

Scripture Reflection. . . Second Sunday of Lent First Reading:  Genesis 15:5-18 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 27 “The Lord is my light and my salvation.” Second Reading: Philippians 3:17-4:1) Gospel: Luke 9:28-36 Today we hear the retelling of the Transfiguration, an event preceding Jesus journey to Jerusalem and his persecution.  On the mountaintop while in prayer,… Continue reading March 17th – The one thing

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March 10th – Into the desert

Scripture Reflection . . . First Sunday of Lent First Reading: Deuteronomy 26:4-10 Responsorial:  Psalm 91 “Be with me, Lord, when I am in trouble.” Second Reading:  Romans 10: 8-13 Gospel:  Luke 4:1-13 The season of Lent is an invitation to enter the desert and face our demons. Now, doesn’t that catch your attention!  Yet,… Continue reading March 10th – Into the desert

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March 3rd – Open our eyes

Scripture Reflection . . . Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading:  Sirach 27:4-7 Responsorial Psalm:  Psalm 92 “In the sight of the angels I will sing your praises, Lord.” Second Reading:  1 Corinthians 15:54-58 Gospel: Luke 6:39-45 The Scripture Readings offered today are good preparation for the liturgical season of Lent, which begins this… Continue reading March 3rd – Open our eyes

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February 24th – Richer than Gold

Scripture Reflection . . . Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading: 1 Samuel 26:2-23 Responsorial Psalm:  Psalm 103  “The Lordvis kind and merciful.” Second Reading:  1 Corinthians 15:45-49 Gospel:  Luke 6:27-38 “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.”  We know this as the Golden Rule and probably learned it in… Continue reading February 24th – Richer than Gold

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February 17th – Deep Roots

Scripture Reflection. . . Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading: Jeremiah 17:5-8 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 1 “Blessed are they who hope in the Lord.” Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 15:12, 16-20 Gospel: Luke 6:17, 20-26 Today we hear of trees sending out roots towards flowing water. St. Paul in his first Letter to the Corinthians… Continue reading February 17th – Deep Roots