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Lent VI Palm Sunday

Lent VI: Palm Sunday in the Lord’s Passion 2020 – Cycle A Isaiah 50:4-7; Psalm 22; Philippians 2:6-11; Matthew 26:14 – 27:66 אלוהי, אלוהי, מדוע עזבת אותי There are no enthusiastic crowds following along today. …no shouts of “Hosanna to … Continue reading

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Lent V

The Fifth Sunday of Lent 2020 – Cycle A Ezekiel 37:12-14; Psalm 130; Romans 8:8-11; John 11:1-45 “Master, the one you love is ill”. How true that is. For humanity is ill and Christ, “the lover of humanity” is just … Continue reading

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Lent IV

The Fourth Sunday of Lent 2020 – Cycle A 1 Samuel 16:1b, 6-7, 10-13a; Psalm 23; Ephesians 5:8-14; John 9:1-41 What is wrong with everyone in the Gospel today? All everyone is concerned about is… …whether a man who was … Continue reading

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Lent III

The Third Sunday of Lent 2020 – Cycle A Exodus 17:3-7; Psalm 95; Romans 5:1-2, 5-8; John 4:5-42 Did you ever consider that to know the truth about God, we must first recognize, admit and accept the blunt and honest … Continue reading

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Lent I

The First Sunday of Lent 2020 – Cycle A Genesis 2:7-9, 3:1-7; Psalm 51; Romans 5:12-19; Matthew 4:1-11 Are you responsible for the slavery that took place in our country from before its foundation through the Civil War?  …or the … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday Joel 2: 12-18; Psalm 51; 2 Corinthians 5:20–6:20; Matthew 6:1-6, 16-18 I expect you’ve already been asked, I have. You know, the pre – Lenten question. What are you giving up for Lent?  We’ve come to make and … Continue reading

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Ordinary 7

The Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time 2020 – Cycle A Leviticus 19:1-2, 17-18; Psalm 103; 1 Corinthians 3:16-23; -10; Matthew 5:38-48 Do you consider yourself holy or at least on the way toward being holy? Or is true holiness OK … Continue reading

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