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January 5th – Wisdom worth following

Scripture Reflection . . . The Epiphany of the Lord First Reading:  Isaiah 60:1-6 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 72 “Lord, every nation on earth will adore you.” Second Reading:  Ephesians 3:2-6 Gospel: Matthew 2:1-12 The Wise men.  There is something  wonderfully mysterious about these figures in the Christmas narratives.  Our imagination is captivated by these three… Continue reading January 5th – Wisdom worth following

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December 22nd – God, unlimited

Scripture Reflection . . . Fourth Sunday of Advent First Reading:  Isaiah 7:20-14 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 24 “Let the Lord enter; he is king of glory.” Second Reading:  Romans 1:1-7 Gospel: Matthew 1: 18-24 Isaiah, seeking to convince Ahaz, king of Judah, to trust God rather than foreign allies, tells Ahaz to ask for a… Continue reading December 22nd – God, unlimited

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December 15th – Seek to rejoice

Scripture Reflection . . . Third Sunday of Advent First Reading:  Isaiah 35:1-6;10 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 146 “Lord, come and save us.” Second Reading:  James 5:7-10 Gospel: Matthew 11:2-11 Rejoice.  Be Patient. Seek and see. These words are echoed in the Readings today. Although proclaimed long ago they continue to have relevance today.  Just as… Continue reading December 15th – Seek to rejoice

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November 3rd – God makes beautiful things

Scripture Reflection. . .  Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading:  Wisdom 11:22-12:2 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 145 “I will praise your name for ever, my king and my God.” Second Reading:  2 Thessalonians 1:11-2:2 Gospel: Luke 19:1-10 Today’s scripture readings are a beautiful reminder that God loves all creation unconditionally. From the Book of Wisdom… Continue reading November 3rd – God makes beautiful things

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October 20th – A God who never gives up

Scripture Reflection. . .  Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading:  Exodus 17:8-13 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 121 “Our help is from the Lord, who made heaven and earth.” Second Reading:  2 Timothy 3:14-4:2 Gospel: Luke 18:1-8 Perhaps you caught the recent news story of a young man who came to his school with a gun… Continue reading October 20th – A God who never gives up

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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