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Ordinary 30

The Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time 2019 – Cycle C Sirach 35:12-14, 16-18; Psalm 34; 2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18; Luke 18:9-14 We get it Jesus: Pharisee – bad, tax collector – good; self-righteousness – bad, humble repentance – good.  The … Continue reading

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Ordinary 29

The Twenty – Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time 2019 – Cycle C Exodus 17:8-13; Psalm 121; 2 Timothy 3:14 – 4:2; Luke 18:1-8 When I was in seminary my spiritual director advised me to figuratively always carry in my pocket … Continue reading

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Ordinary 27

The Twenty – Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time 2019 – Cycle C Habakkuk 1:2-3; 2:2-4; Psalm 95; 2 Timothy 1:6-8; Luke 17:5-10 When mining corporations pour toxic waste into rivers claiming that it is a necessary price to pay for … Continue reading

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Ordinary 26

The Twenty – Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time 2019 – Cycle C Amos 6:1, 4-7; Psalm 146; 1 Timothy 6:11-16; Luke 16:19-31 We have become a world that is very cruel to people. Refugee children are dying at national borders … Continue reading

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Ordinary 23

The Twenty – Third Sunday in Ordinary Time 2019 – Cycle C Wisdom 9:13-18b; Psalm 90; Philemon 9-10, 12-17; Luke 14:25-33 I was taught that when you are praying with, reading, meditating on or listening to Sacred Scripture in our … Continue reading

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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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