Monthly Archives: November 2015

Advent I

Advent I 2015 – Cycle C Jeremiah 33:14-16; Psalm 25; 1 Thessalonians 3:12 – 4:2; Luke 21:25-28; 34-36 “Stand erect and raise your heads…” [Luke 21:28] This instruction of Jesus is not the stance of defiance as after 9/11; as … Continue reading

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Ordinary 34 Christ, King of the Universe

The Thirty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe 2015 – Cycle B Daniel 7:13-14; Psalm 93; Revelation 1:5-8; John 18: 33b-37 Fear enslaves those who are caught in its snares. Fear … Continue reading

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Ordinary 33

The Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time 2015 – Cycle B Daniel 12:1-3; Psalm 16; Hebrews 10:11-14, 18; Mark 13:24-32 Did it not start in 1938 with Orson Welles’ radio drama War of the Worlds? A conflict between earth and invading … Continue reading

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Ordinary 32

The Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time 2015 – Cycle B 1 Kings 17: 10-16; Psalm 146; Hebrews 9: 24-28; Mark 12:38-44               The scriptures are filled with widows. The widow of Zarephath, the widow of Jerusalem, … Continue reading

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All Saints

The Solemnity of All Saints 2015 – Cycle B Revelation 7: 2-4, 9-14; Psalm 24; 1 John 3:1-3; Matthew 5:1-12 “Don’t call me a saint. I don’t want to be dismissed so easily.” That is what Dorothy Day, founder of … Continue reading

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