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Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jul 28, 2020
unknown, originally uploaded by User:Alex Bakharev / Public domainReadings:1st Reading: 1 Kings 3:5, 7-12Resp. Psalm: Psalm 119:57, 72, 76-77, 127-128, 129-130 2nd Reading: Romans 8:28-30Gospel: Matthew 13:44-52Today's Gospel is a continuation of last week's Gospel. Last week, Jesus talked about the good plants and the bad weeds. Both will be allowed to grow until harvest time, at which time the
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Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sep 03, 2018
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
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Fourth Sunday of Lent

Mar 11, 2018
Readings:1st Reading: 2 Chronicles 36:14­-16, 19­-23 Responsorial: Psalm 137:1­-2, 3, 4­-5, 62nd Reading: Ephesians 2:4­1-0Gospel: John 3:14­-21 Jesus wants us to know that he came to sacrifice himself for all of us. St Paul tells us that even when we were dead in our transgressions, our sins, Jesus's sacrifice was ours for the taking. This is why in today's Gospel, John
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