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Christmas V Baptism

Christmas V – The Feast of the Baptism of Our Lord 2019 – Cycle ABC Isaiah 42:1-4, 6-7; Psalm 29; Acts 10:34-38; Matthew 3:13-17 For almost 20 years now we have found ourselves mired in, embarrassed and dispirited by the … Continue reading

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Christmas IV Epiphany

Christmas IV – The Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord 2019 – Cycle ABC Isaiah 60: 1-6; Psalm 72; Ephesians 3:2-3a, 5-6; Matthew 2:1-12 We live in a period that some scholars have called Post – Christian.  The term … Continue reading

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Christmas III Mother of God

Christmas III – The Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God 2019 – Cycle ABC Numbers 6:22-27; Psalm 67; Galatians 4:4-7; Luke 2:16-21   When a woman becomes a mother, is that not the most earthy, physical, bodily and sensual act … Continue reading

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Christmas II Holy Family

Christmas II – The Feast of the Holy Family 2019 – Cycle ABC Sirach 3:2-6, 12-14; Psalm 128; Colossians 3:12-21; Matthew 2:13-15, 19-23 The angels have gone up into the heavens from whence they came. The shepherds have returned to … Continue reading

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Christmas I Nativity

Christmas I – Nativity 2019 – Cycle ABC Isaiah 9:1-6; Psalm 96; Titus 2:11-14; Luke 2:1-14 Except for his peasant parents and maybe a bystander or two and some animals, have you ever considered that the world was not aware … Continue reading

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Advent III

The Third Sunday of Advent 2019 – Cycle A Isaiah 35:1-6, 10; Psalm 146; James 5:7-10; Matthew 11:2-11 “Then will the eyes of the blind be opened, the ears of the deaf be cleared; then will the lame leap like … Continue reading

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Immaculate Conception

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception 2019 – Cycle ABC Genesis 3:9-15,20; Psalm 98; Ephesians 1:3-6, 11-12; Luke 1:26-38 Isn’t it odd that today’s Gospel tells the story of the conception of Jesus while we are gathered to celebrate the conception … Continue reading

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