Monthly Archives: August 2019

Ordinary 22

The Twenty – Second Sunday in Ordinary Time 2019 – Cycle C Sirach 3:17-18, 20, 28-29; Psalm 68; Hebrews 12:18-19, 22-24a; Luke 14:1, 7-14 Did you ever consider that Jesus was preoccupied with eating? Why do I ask that?   Have … Continue reading

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Ordinary 21

The Twenty – First Sunday in Ordinary Time 2019 – Cycle C Isaiah 66:18-21; Psalm 117; Hebrews 12:5-7, 11-13; Luke 13:22-30 For what “child” is there whom their parent does not discipline? Parents, I expect that disciplining your child may … Continue reading

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Ordinary 20

The Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time 2019 – Cycle C Jeremiah 38:4-6, 8-10; Psalm 40; Hebrews 112:1-4; Luke 12:49-43   What was it like for Jeremiah sinking into the mud? wet cold thick coating his body weighing heavy upon him … Continue reading

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Assumption

The Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Revelation 11:19, 12:1-6, 10; Psalm 45; 1 Corinthians 15:20-26; Luke 1:39-56 How do you perceive of death? Is death a letting go of this world, of family and friends, of … Continue reading

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Ordinary 19

The Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 2019 – Cycle C Wisdom 18:6-9; Psalm 33; Hebrews 11: 1-2, 8-19; Luke 12:32-48 El Paso, Texas.  Dayton, Ohio.  Gilroy, California.  Oh, have you already forgotten Gilroy, California?  It was only a week between … Continue reading

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Ordinary 18

The Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 2019 – Cycle C Ecclesiastes 1:2, 2:21-23; Psalm 90; Colossians 3:1-5, 9-11; Luke 12:13-21 It is said that, “money is the root of all evil” [1 Timothy 6:10].  But that is not true.  Money … Continue reading

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