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November 24, 2019: Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

By Sister Ann Casper | November 21, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 21: 5-19 The rulers sneered at Jesus and said,“He saved others, let him save himself if he is the chosen one, the Christ of God.”Even the soldiers jeered at him.As they approached to offer him wine they called out, “If you are King of the Jews, save yourself.”Above him there was an inscription…

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November 17, 2019: Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sister Ann Casper | November 14, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 21: 5-19 While some people were speaking about how the temple was adorned with costly stones and votive offerings, Jesus said, “All that you see here —the days will come when there will not be left a stone upon another stone that will not be thrown down.” Then they asked him, “Teacher, when…

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November 10, 2019: Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sister Ann Casper | November 7, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 20:27, 34-38 (shortened version) Some Sadducees, those who deny that there is a resurrection, came forward (and gave the example of a brother who died and his seven brothers each in turn married his wife. Who will be her husband be in heaven?). Jesus said to them, “The children of this age marry…

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November 3, 2019: Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sister Ann Casper | October 31, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 19:1-10 At that time, Jesus came to Jericho and intended to pass through the town. Now a man there named Zacchaeus, who was a chief tax collector and also a wealthy man, was seeking to see who Jesus was; but he could not see him because of the crowd, for he was short…

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October 27, 2019: Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Marilyn Webb | October 24, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 18:9-14 Jesus addressed this parable to those who were convinced of their own righteousness and despised everyone else. “Two people went up to the temple area to pray; one was a Pharisee and the other was a tax collector. The Pharisee took up his position and spoke this prayer to himself, ‘O God,…

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October 20, 2019: Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Marilyn Webb | October 17, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 8:1-8 Jesus told his disciples a parable about the necessity for them to pray always without becoming weary. He said, “There was a judge in a certain town who neither feared God nor respected any human being. And a widow in that town used to come to him and say, ‘Render a just…

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October 13, 2019: Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Marilyn Webb | October 10, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 17:11-19 As Jesus continued his journey to Jerusalem, he traveled through Samaria and Galilee. As he was entering a village, ten lepers met him.They stood at a distance from him and raised their voices, saying, “Jesus, Master! Have pity on us!” And when he saw them, he said, “Go show yourselves to the…

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October 6, 2019: Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Marilyn Webb | October 3, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 17:5-10 The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith.” The Lord replied, “If you have faith the size of a mustard seed, you would say to this mulberry tree, ‘Be uprooted and planted in the sea,’ and it would obey you. “Who among you would say to your servant who has just…

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September 29, 2019: Twenty-sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time

By Sister Mary Moloney | September 26, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 16:1-13 Jesus said to the Pharisees: “There was a rich man who dressed in purple garments and fine linen and dined sumptuously each day. And lying at his door was a poor man named Lazarus, covered with sores, who would gladly have eaten his fill of the scraps that fell from the rich…

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September 22, 2019: Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sister Mary Moloney | September 19, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 16:1-13 Jesus said to his disciples, “A rich man had a steward who was reported to him for squandering his property. He summoned him and said, ‘What is this I hear about you? Prepare a full account of your stewardship, because you can no longer be my steward.” The steward said to himself,…

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September 15, 2019: Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sister Mary Moloney | September 12, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 15:1-10 Tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to listen to Jesus, but the Pharisees and scribes began to complain, saying, “This man welcomes sinners and eats with them.” So to them he addressed this parable. “What one among you having a hundred sheep and losing one of them would not leave…

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September 8, 2019: Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sister Mary Moloney | September 5, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 14:25-33 Great crowds were traveling with Jesus, and he turned and addressed them, “If anyone comes to me without hating his father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple. Whoever does not carry his own cross and come after me cannot be…

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