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Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Feb 20, 2019 | following Jesus, fortitude, God's will, Gospel, justice, prudence, reflections, Scripture, temperance, the Beatitudes
Readings: 1st Reading: Jeremiah 17:5-8 Resp.: Psalm 1:1-2, 3,4, 6 (40:5a) 2nd Reading: 1st Corinthians 15:12, 16-20 Gospel: Luke 6:17, 20-26 Jesus tells us in today's Gospel that there are benefits to doing His Father's Will and of course there are detrimental effects if we choose to go against Him. The Beatitudes represented in Luke differ from those listed in Matthew
Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Readings: 1st Reading: Wisdom 2:12, 17-20Resp.: Psalm 54: 3-4, 5, 6-8(6b)2nd Reading: James 3:16-4:3Gospel: Mark 9:30-37The reading from St James tells us a lot about what has been happening during the life of the world. So many times we ask for what we think we need but actually don't need those things. He says "You do not possess because you do not ask. You
Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time
Readings:1st Reading: Deuteronomy 4:12, 68 Resp.: Psalm 15:23, 34, 45 (1a)2nd Reading: James 1:1718, 21b22, 27 Gospel: Mark 7:18, 1415, 2123Too many times we can be concerned with what we and other people see. In today's readings God is letting us know that what is on the inside is most important. As a people, we