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Ordinary 17

The Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 2019 – Cycle C Genesis 18:20-32; Psalm 138; Colossians 2:12-14; Luke 11:1-13   “For the sake of ten innocent people, I will not destroy the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah.” But there weren’t ten … Continue reading

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Ordinary 16

The Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 2019 – Cycle C Genesis 18:1-10a; Psalm 15; Colossians 1:24-28; Luke 10:38-42 I was recently walking down River Street and you cannot help but notice the signs:        RSS Project – WRONG for the 6th … Continue reading

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Ordinary 14

The Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 2019 – Cycle C Isaiah 66: 10-14c; Psalm 66; Galatians 6: 14-16; Luke 10: 1-12, 17-20 How would it strike you if we began the Eucharist and all our prayers with In the name … Continue reading

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Ordinary 13

The Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 2019 – Cycle C 1 Kings 19:16b, 19-21; Psalm 16; Galatians 5:1, 13-18; Luke 9:51-62 Last August I spoke for the first time on the topic of clergy sexual abuse in our Church.  I … Continue reading

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Corpus Christi

The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi) 2019 – Cycle C Genesis 14:18-20; Psalm 110; 1 Corinthians 11:23-26; Luke 9:11b-17 “…the best thing since sliced bread”? Why is pre–sliced, standardized, slabs of bread one of the best … Continue reading

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Pascha VIII Pentecost

Pascha VIII: Pentecost Acts 2:1-11; Psalm 104; Corinthians 12: 3-7, 12-13; John 14: 15-16, 23b-26 Some people have characterized Pentecost as the “birthday” of the Church.  But they are wrong.  Women, how do you give birth?  Is it in fire … Continue reading

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Pascha VII

Pascha VII 2019 – Cycle C Acts 7:55-60; Psalm 97; Revelation 22: 12-14, 16-17, 20; John 17: 20-26   Have you taken time to look at the art quilt hanging in the sanctuary? Quilts are disparate pieces sewn together that … Continue reading

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