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FIFTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME – 2018

FIFTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME - 2018 Readings Amos 7:12-15 Psalm 85:9-14 Ephesians 1:3-15 Mark 6:7-13 As we discovered in last Sunday’s readings, being a prophet is no easy task. Last week’s star prophet was Ezekiel, who would experience hardship and rejection in his preaching of God’s word. This Sunday the prophet Amos begins our… Continue reading FIFTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME – 2018

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ELEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

ELEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME Readings: Ezekiel 17:22-24 Psalm 92:2-3, 13-16 2 Corinthians 5:6–10 Mark 4:26-34 Whether you are a farmer by trade, a weekend gardener, or a simple keeper of a collection of houseplants, all people understand the horticultural language so often used by Jesus to describe the kingdom. Our personal experience of growing… Continue reading ELEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

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SOLEMNITY OF THE MOST HOLY BODY AND BLOOD OF CHRIST (2018)

SOLEMNITY OF THE MOST HOLY BODY AND BLOOD OF CHRIST (2018) Readings: Exodus 24:3-8 Psalm 116:12-13, 15-18 Hebrews 9:11-15 Mark 14:12-16, 22-26 In more than four decades of priesthood, my experience shows that churches, whether large or small, usually fill up first from the back of the church, leaving pews closest to the altar the… Continue reading SOLEMNITY OF THE MOST HOLY BODY AND BLOOD OF CHRIST (2018)