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Sunday Readings and Reflections

Sunday, December 4 Second Sunday of Advent Roman Ordinary calendar St. Barbara Book of Isaiah 11,1-10. On that day, a shoot shall sprout from the stump of Jesse, and from his roots a bud shall blossom. The spirit of the LORD shall rest upon … Continue reading

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Sunday Readings and Reflections

Sunday, November 20 Christ the King – Solemnity Roman Ordinary calendar St. Edmund the Martyr 2nd book of Samuel 5,1-3. In those days, all the tribes of Israel came to David in Hebron and said: “Here we are, your bone and your flesh. In … Continue reading

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Sunday Readings and Reflections

Sunday, November 13 Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time Roman Ordinary calendar St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Book of Malachi 3,19-20. Lo, the day is coming, blazing like an oven, when all the proud and all evildoers will be stubble, and the day that is … Continue reading

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Sunday Readings and Reflections

Sunday, November 6 Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time Roman Ordinary calendar St. Leonard († c. 550) 2nd book of Maccabees 7,1-2.9-14. It happened that seven brothers with their mother were arrested and tortured with whips and scourges by the king, to force them … Continue reading

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Sunday Readings and Reflections

Sunday, October 30 Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time Roman Ordinary calendar St. Marcellus, St. Alphonsus Rodriguez Book of Wisdom 11,22-26.12,1-2. Before the LORD the whole universe is as a grain from a balance or a drop of morning dew come down upon the … Continue reading

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Sunday Readings and Reflections

Sunday, October 23 Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time Roman Ordinary calendar St. John of Capistrano Book of Sirach 35,12-14.16-18. The LORD is a God of justice, who knows no favorites. Though not unduly partial toward the weak, yet he hears the cry of the … Continue reading

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Sunday Readings and Reflections

Sunday, October 9 Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time Roman Ordinary calendar St. Louis Bertrand 2nd book of Kings 5,14-17. Naaman went down and plunged into the Jordan seven times at the word of Elisha, the man of God. His flesh became again like … Continue reading

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Sunday Readings and Reflections

Sunday, September 25 Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time Roman Ordinary calendar St. Finbarr Book of Amos 6,1.4-7. Thus says the LORD the God of hosts: Woe to the complacent in Zion! Lying upon beds of ivory, stretched comfortably on their couches, They eat lambs … Continue reading

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Sunday Readings and Reflections

Sunday, September 18 Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time Roman Ordinary calendar St. Thomas of Villanova Book of Amos 8,4-7. Hear this, you who trample upon the needy and destroy the poor of the land! “When will the new moon be over,” you ask, “that … Continue reading

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Sunday Readings and Reflections

Sunday, August 28 Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time Roman Ordinary calendar St. Augustine of Hippo: Book of Sirach 3,17-18.20.28-29. My child, conduct your affairs with humility, and you will be loved more than a giver of gifts. Humble yourself the more, the greater you … Continue reading

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Sunday Readings and Reflections

Sunday, August 14 Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time Roman Ordinary calendar St. Maximilian Kolbe Book of Jeremiah 38,4-6.8-10. In those days, the princes said to the king: “Jeremiah ought to be put to death; he is demoralizing the soldiers who are left in … Continue reading

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Sunday Readings and Reflections

St. Cajetan Sunday, August 7 Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Roman Ordinary calendar Book of Wisdom 18,6-9. The night of the passover was known beforehand to our fathers, that, with sure knowledge of the oaths in which they put their faith, they might … Continue reading

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When Will Some Courageous Shepherds Just Say NO?

From Les Femmes – The Truth: The other night I watched, once again, the 1973 film, The Catholics, with Martin Sheen and Trevor Howard. The title was later changed to Conflict.  If you want to understand where we’re going, watch the movie.  … Continue reading

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Sunday Readings and Reflections

Sunday, July 31 Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Roman Ordinary calendar St. Ignatius of Loyola Book of Ecclesiastes 1,2.2,21-23. Vanity of vanities, says Qoheleth, vanity of vanities! All things are vanity! For here is a man who has labored with wisdom and knowledge and … Continue reading

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Sunday Readings and Reflections

Sunday, July 24 Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Roman Ordinary calendar St. Sharbel Makhluf Book of Genesis 18,20-32. In those days, the LORD said: “The outcry against Sodom and Gomorrah is so great, and their sin so grave, that I must go down and … Continue reading

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