Monthly Archives: April 2019

Pascha II

Pascha II  (Bishop’s Appeal) 2019 – Cycle ABC Acts 10: 34a, 37-43; Psalm 118; 1 Corinthians 5:6b-8; Luke 24:1-12 During the past two weeks numerous Op – Ed writers saw in the burning of the Cathedral of Notre Dame a … Continue reading

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Triduum Sacrum: Pascha I

Triduum Sacrum: Pascha I Acts 10: 34a, 37-43; Psalm 118; 1 Corinthians 5:6b-8; Luke 24:1-12 Fire. Fire destroyed palm branches forty days ago whose ashes reminded us of our mortality. We each will die. Ancient charred timbers from the roof … Continue reading

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Triduum Sacrum: Good Friday

Triduum Sacrum: Good Friday of the Lord’s Passion Isaiah 52:13 – 53:12; Psalm 31; Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9; John 18:1 – 19:42 I miss my mother the most when I remember it is the time I usually called her each day … Continue reading

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Triduum Sacrum: Holy Thursday

Triduum Sacrum: Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper Exodus 12:1-8; 11-14; Psalm 116; I Corinthians 11:23-26; John 13:1-15 Do you recall the scene in the movie, The Ten Commandments of that sickly green finger of a cloud descending from the … Continue reading

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Lent VI Palm Sunday

Lent VI: Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord 2019 – Cycle C Isaiah 50:4-7; Psalm 22; Philippians 2:6-11; Luke 22:14 – 23:56         Jesus lived in a violent world. So do we.   Because of … Continue reading

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Lent V

The Fifth Sunday of Lent 2019 – Cycle C Isaiah 43:16-21; Psalm 126; Philippians 3:8-14; John 8:1-11 In the December 2018 issue of The Atlantic it was reported that “belief in demonic possession is wide spread in the United States … Continue reading

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