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July 14th – Law of Love

Scripture Reflection . . . Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading:Deuteronomy 30:10-14 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 69 “Turn to the Lord in your need, and you will live.” Second Reading: Colossians 1:15-20 Gospel: Luke 10:25-37 Today’s Readings remind me of another scripture passage from Matthew’s gospel (22:36-42). Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the… Continue reading July 14th – Law of Love

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June 30th – Clothed in Love

Scripture Reflection . . . Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading: 1 Kings 19:16 -21 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 16 “You are my inheritance, O Lord.” Second Reading: Galatians 5:1,13-18 Luke 9:51-62 Each of the Scripture Readings today depict individuals who have such a deep sense of God’s desire for them that they are willing… Continue reading June 30th – Clothed in Love

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August 26th – In the service of life

Scripture Reflection. . . Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading: Joshua 24:1-2;15-18 Responsorial Psalm:  Psalm 34 “Taste and see the goodness of the Lord.” Second Reading: Ephesians 5:21-32 Gospel: John 6: 60-69 There is a strong overarching theme of servitude in the first two readings today. Joshua beseeches the people to serve the God… Continue reading August 26th – In the service of life

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July 29th – Nothing wasted

Scripture Reflection . . . Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading: 2 Kings 4:42-44 Responsorial Psalm:Psalm 145 “The hand of the Lord feeds us; he answers all our needs.” Second Reading: Ephesians 4:1-6 Gospel: John 6:1-15 After feeding a large crowd (with five loaves of bread and two fish!) Jesus directs his disciples, “Gather… Continue reading July 29th – Nothing wasted

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June 10th – Seeing the unseen

Scripture Reflection . . . Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading: Genesis 3:9-15 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 130 “With the Lord there is mercy, and fullness of redemption.” Second Reading: 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1 Gospel: Mark 3:20-35 Yesterday a father and his young 3-year old daughter were visiting our array of farm animals out behind our… Continue reading June 10th – Seeing the unseen

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January 21st – Deep calls to deep

Scripture Reflection . . . Third Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading: Jonah 3:1-5, 10 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 25 “Teach me your ways, O Lord.” Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 7:29-31 Gospel: Mark 1:14-20 The Scriptures both Old and New Testaments are filled with stories of individuals who have some experience God and are drawn to… Continue reading January 21st – Deep calls to deep