19th Sunday in Ordinary Time

August 9, 2020 Today we celebrate the 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time. In both the first reading and the Gospel we see the powerful presence of God. In the first reading the prophet Elijah has just bested Queen Jezebel’s prophets and is given death threats. He runs to Horeb where...

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18th Sunday in Ordinary Time

August 2, 2020 Today we celebrate the 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time. We reflect on hunger and thirst. With the heat we have been having, we all know the importance of staying hydrated and drinking plenty of water. But today we reflect on the deeper hunger and thirst for purpose...

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17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

July 23, 2020 Today we celebrate the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time. Our summer course of Discipleship 101 continues this weekend with the Master teaching us to ponder what really matters. With the pandemic continuing and racial tensions continuing to be daily news, (and the oppressive heat) maybe this is...

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16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

July 19, 2020 Today we celebrate the 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time. Our focus this weekend is “Who Knows?” We oftentimes don’t know what we don’t know when it comes to making judgments about others. God alone knows us and everyone else. We need to learn an important lesson: to...

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15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

July 12, 2020 Today we celebrate the 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time. In both the first reading from Isaiah and our Gospel from Matthew we hear a message of gardening with a deeper connotation to the Word of God. The prophet’s words remind us that God’s word is always something...

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14th Sunday in Ordinary Time

July 5, 2020 Today we celebrate the 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time. We come to Church with all that’s happening in our lives, the big “stuff”, and all the little stuff, and we hear Jesus invite us, “Come to Me all who labor and are burdened…Take my yoke upon you...

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13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

June 28, 2020 Today we celebrate the 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time. In learning about discipleship this weekend Jesus is clear; it will not be easy, but has eternal rewards. In today’s first reading from 2nd Kings, we hear a story about the prophet Elisha. Through this young prophet God...

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12th Sunday in Ordinary Time

June 21, 2020 Today we celebrate the 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time. From now until the end of the Church Year, which this year is November 28th, we will be learning how to become better disciples of Jesus. Over these many months we will also celebrate important feasts, such as...

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Most Holy Body & Blood of Christ

June 14, 2020 Today we gather to celebrate the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body & Blood of Christ, in former days called Corpus Christi. In those days there were elaborate processions through the neighborhood with the Blessed Sacrament carried by the priest under a festive canopy and servers carrying...

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The Most Holy Trinity

June 7, 2020 Today we gather to celebrate the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity. As we enter the season of Ordinary Time we begin by celebrating two great truths of our faith; today the Most Holy Trinity, and next Sunday, the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus...

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