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Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Our father in faith

Sunday Scripture readings, Aug. 11, 2019 Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 1) Wis 18:6-9 Psalm 33:1, 12, 18-22 2) Heb 11:1-2, 8-19 or 11:1-2, 8-12 Gospel: Lk 12:32-48 Scripture holds...

Seventeenth Sunday of Ordinary Time: God is a generous Father

Sunday Scripture readings, July 28, 2019 Seventeenth Sunday of Ordinary Time 1) Gn 18:20-32 Psalm 138:1-3, 6-8 2) Col 2:12-14 Gospel: Lk 11:1-13 In the classic cartoon, "Calvin and Hobbes,"...

Fifteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time: Who is my neighbor?

Sunday Scripture readings, July 14, 2019: Fifteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time 1 Dt 30:10-14 Psalm 69:14, 17, 30-31, 33-34, 36-37 or 19:8-11 2) Col 1:15-20 Gospel: Lk 10:25-37 Who is...

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Reflecting on freedom

Sunday Scripture readings, June 30, 2019 1 Kgs 19:16, 19-21 Psalm 16:1-2, 5, 7-8, 9-11 2) Gal 5:1, 13-18 Gospel: Lk 9:51-62   Reflecting on freedom As the Fourth of July...

The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity: Divine communion

Sunday Scripture readings, June 16, 2019 The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity Cycle C 1) Prv 8:22-31 Psalm 8:4-9 2) Rom 5:1-5 Gospel: Jn 16:12-15   Divine communion Something remarkable unfolded as...

Sunday Scripture readings, June 2, 2019

The Ascension of the Lord Cycle C Acts 1:1-11 Psalm 47:2-3, 6-9 Eph 1:17-23 or Heb 9:24-28; 10:19-23 Gospel: Lk 24:46-53   Lifted up Kenneth Clark, noted art historian, tells the story...

Sunday Scripture readings, May 19, 2019

Fifth Sunday of Easter Cycle C 1) Acts 14:21-27 Psalm 145:8-13 2) Rv 21:1-5 Gospel: Jn 13:31-35 To make new "New and improved" is a slogan that advertisers often use to...

Sunday Scripture readings, May 5, 2019

Third Sunday of Easter Cycle C 1) Acts 5:27-32, 40-41 Psalm 30:2, 4-6, 11-13 2) Rv 5:11-14 Gospel: Jn 21:1-19   Cast out your nets Think of a time when you were...

Sunday Scripture readings and reflection, April 21, 2019

The Resurrection of the Lord Cycle C Acts 10:34, 37-43 Psalm 118:1-2, 16-17, 22-23 2) Col 3:1-4 or 1 Cor 5:6-8 Gospel: Jn 20:1-9   The good...

Sunday Scripture readings, April 7, 2019

Fifth Sunday of Lent Cycle C 1) Is 43:16-21 Psalm 126:1-6 2) Phil 3:8-14 Gospel: Jn 8:1-11   The place where God dwells Jesuit Father Walter Ciszek survived nearly 20 years in...

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