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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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June 24, 2018: Solemnity of the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist

By Sara Bennett | June 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Reading: Luke 1:57-66, 80 When the time arrived for Elizabeth to have her child she gave birth to a son. Her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown his great mercy toward her, and they rejoiced with her. When they came on the eighth day to circumcise the child, they were going to…

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June 17, 2018: Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sara Bennett | June 14, 2018 | 1 Comment

Reading: Mark 4:26-34 Jesus said to the crowds: “This is how it is with the kingdom of God; it is as if a sower were to scatter seed on the land and would sleep and rise night and day and through it all the seed would sprout and grow, the sower knows not how. Of…

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June 10, 2018: Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sara Bennett | June 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Reading: Mark 3:20-35 Jesus came home with his disciples. Again the crowd gathered, making it impossible for them even to eat. When his relatives heard of this they set out to seize him, for they said, “He is out of his mind.” The scribes who had come from Jerusalem said, “He is possessed by Beelzebul,”…

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June 3, 2018: Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

By Sara Bennett | May 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Reading: Mark 14:12-16, 22-26 On the first day of the Feast of Unleavened Bread, when they sacrificed the Passover lamb, Jesus’ disciples said to him, “Where do you want us to go and prepare for you to eat the Passover?” He sent two of his disciples and said to them, “Go into the city and…

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May 27, 2018: The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

By Sister Mary Moloney | May 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

Gospel: Matthew 28:16-29 The eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had ordered them. When they all saw him, they worshiped, but they doubted. Then Jesus approached and said to them, “All power in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations,…

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May 20, 2018: Pentecost Sunday

By Sister Mary Moloney | May 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Reading 1: Acts: 2:1-11 When the time for Pentecost was fulfilled, they were all in one place together. And suddenly there came from the sky a noise like a strong driving wind, and it filled the entire house in which they were. Then there appeared to them tongues as of fire, which parted and came…

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May 13, 2018: The Ascension of the Lord

By Sister Mary Moloney | May 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Reading 1: Acts 1:1-11 In the first book, Theophilus, I dealt with all that Jesus did and taught until the day he was taken up, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen. He presented himself alive to them by many proofs after he had suffered, appearing to them…

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May 6, 2018: Sixth Sunday of Easter

By Sister Mary Moloney | May 3, 2018 | 1 Comment

Reading 1: Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48 When Peter entered, Cornelius met him and, falling at his feet, paid him homage. Peter, however, raised him up, saying, “Get up. I myself am also a human being.” Then Peter proceeded to speak and said, “In truth, I see that God shows no partiality. Rather, in every nation…

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