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June 16, 2019: Trinity Sunday

By Helen Flavin | June 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Reading: John 16:12-15 Jesus said to his disciples:“I have much more to tell you, but you cannot bear it now.But when he comes, the Spirit of truth, he will guide you to all truth. The Spirit will not speak on his own, but will speak what he hears, and will declare to you the things…

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June 9, 2019: Pentecost Sunday

By Helen Flavin | June 6, 2019 | 2 Comments

Reading: John 20:19-23 On the evening of that first day of the week, when the doors were locked, where the disciples were, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in their midst and said to them, “Peace be with you.”When he had said this, he showed them his hands and his side. The…

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June 2, 2019: The Ascension of the Lord

By Helen Flavin | May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Reading: Luke 24:46-53 Jesus said to his disciples:“Thus it is written that the Christ would suffer and rise from the dead on the third day and that repentance for the forgiveness of sins would be preached in his name to all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem. You are witnesses of these things. And behold I…

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July 29, 2018: Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Helen Flavin | July 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Reading: John 6:1-15 Jesus went across the Sea of Galilee. A large crowd followed him, because they saw the signs he was performing on the sick. Jesus went up on the mountain, and there he sat down with his disciples. The Jewish feast of Passover was near. When Jesus raised his eyes and saw that…

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July 22, 2018: Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Helen Flavin | July 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Reading: Mark 6: 30-34 The apostles gathered together with Jesus and reported all they had done and taught. He said to them, “Come away by yourselves to a deserted place and rest a while.” People were coming and going in great numbers, and they had no opportunity even to eat. So they went off in…

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July 15, 2018: Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Helen Flavin | July 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Reading: Mark 6: 7-13 Jesus summoned the Twelve and began to send them out two by two and gave them authority over unclean spirits. He instructed them to take nothing for the journey but a walking stick — no food, no sack, no money in their belts. They were, however, to wear sandals but not…

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July 8, 2018: Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Helen Flavin | July 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Reading: Mark 6: 1-6 Jesus departed from there and came to his native place, accompanied by his disciples. When the Sabbath came he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were astonished. They said, “Where did this man get all this? What kind of wisdom has been given him? What mighty…

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July 1, 2018: Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Helen Flavin | June 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Reading: Mark 5:25-35 There was a woman afflicted with hemorrhages for twelve years. She had suffered greatly at the hands of many doctors and had spent all that she had. Yet she was not helped but only grew worse. She had heard about Jesus and came up behind him in the crowd and touched his…

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November 26, 2017: The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

By Helen Flavin | November 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Jesus said to his disciples: “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit upon his glorious throne, and all the nations will be assembled before him. And he will separate them one from another, as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. He will…

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November 19, 2017: Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Helen Flavin | November 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Jesus told his disciples this parable: “A man going on a journey called in his servants and entrusted his possessions to them. To one he gave five talents; to another, two; to a third, one– to each according to his ability. Then he went away. Immediately the one who received five talents went and traded…

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November 12, 2017: Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Helen Flavin | November 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Jesus told his disciples this parable: “The kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. Five of them were foolish and five were wise. The foolish ones, when taking their lamps, brought no oil with them, but the wise brought flasks of oil with…

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November 5, 2017: Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Helen Flavin | November 2, 2017 | 1 Comment

Jesus spoke to the crowds and to his disciples, saying, “The scribes and the Pharisees have taken their seat on the chair of Moses. Therefore, do and observe all things whatsoever they tell you, but do not follow their example. For they preach but they do not practice. They tie up heavy burdens hard to…

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Helen Flavin is a Providence Associate. She is a Catholic scientist, educator and writer. Helen received her Ph.D. in Neurochemistry from Boston College. She is a fulltime science teacher. She is a guest columnist for her Diocese’s Catholic Newspaper “The Anchor.” She enjoys volunteering at the local nursing home.