Tag Archives: Holy Scriptures

Sunday Readings and Reflections

Sunday, August 1 Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Roman Ordinary calendar St. Alphonsus Liguori Book of Exodus 16,2-4.12-15. The whole Israelite community grumbled against Moses and Aaron. The Israelites said to them, “Would that we had died at the LORD’S hand in the land … Continue reading

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Sancta Maria Magdalena, ora pro nobis!

An ancient tradition identifies Mary Magdalene with Mary, the sister of Martha and Lazarus, who had wasted the great beauty that God had given her in a life of sin, but one day saw Christ and was touched by grace.  … Continue reading

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“ For what does it profit a man ….?”

From Fr. George Rutler’s ‘Weekly Column’ In one survey of grammarians, two words deemed to be among the most beautiful sounding in the English language were Agape and Philadelphia. The problem is that these actually are Greek.  There also are … Continue reading

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Rejoice in Christ’s Triumph: Celebrating Easter in the Midst of the Pandemic

Commentary by Father Roger Landry at the NCR: Few would have foreseen, as we packed into pews on Ash Wednesday, the Lent we had in store: that our fast would become an involuntary one from the Living Bread, that our almsgiving … Continue reading

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