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July 28th – There. Here. Within

Scripture Reflection . . . Seventeenth Week in Ordinary Time First Reading:  Genesis 18:20-32 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 138 “Lord, on the day I called for help, you answered me.” Second Reading:  Colossians 2:12-14 Gospel: Luke 11:1-13 The Scriptures today offer us the view of a relational God: a trinity of persons who desires to be… Continue reading July 28th – There. Here. Within

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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 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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February 10th – Amazing Grace

Scripture Reflection . . . Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading:  Isaiah 6:1-8 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 138 “In the sight of the angels I will sing your praises, Lord.” Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 Gospel:  Luke 5:1-11 Today’s  Scripture Readings introduce us to individuals who each confess their fear, sinfulness, and unworthiness when they… Continue reading February 10th – Amazing Grace

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December 30th – Listen to Love

Scripture Reflection . . . The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph First Reading: 1 Samuel 1:20–28 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 84 “Blessed are they who dwell in your house, O Lord.” Second Reading: 1John 3:1-2, 21-24 Gospel: Luke 2:41-52 The focus of today’s  reflection is primarily on the Second  Reading from St. John’s First… Continue reading December 30th – Listen to Love

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December 9th – Season of turning

Scripture Reflection . . . Second Sunday of Advent First Reading: Baruch 5:1-9 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 126 “The Lord has done great things for us; we are filled with joy.” Second Reading: Philippians 1:4-6,8-11 Gospel: Luke 3:1-6 On this Second Sunday of Advent we hear the call to conversion – a turning from darkness to… Continue reading December 9th – Season of turning

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August 5th – Living at the heart level

Scripture Reflection . . . Eighteenth Dunday in Ordinary Time First Reading: Exodus 16:2-4;12-15 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 78 “The Lord gave them bread from heaven.” Second Reading: Ephesians 4:17,20-24 Gospel: John 6:24-35 Today’s readings continue to reveal that the kingdom of God cannot be found at the level of our mind ( the questioning of… Continue reading August 5th – Living at the heart level