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June 17, 2018: Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sara Bennett | June 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

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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April 29, 2018: Fifth Sunday of Easter

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | April 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Reading: John 15: 2 – 7 Jesus said, “He takes away every branch in me that does not bear fruit, and every one that does he prunes so that it bears more fruit. You are already pruned because of the word that I spoke to you. Remain in me, as I remain in you. Just…

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April 22, 2018: Fourth Sunday of Easter

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | April 19, 2018 | 3 Comments

Reading: John 10: 11–18 “Jesus said: I am the good shepherd, and I know mine and mine know me. … I have other sheep that do not belong to this fold. These also I must lead, and they will hear my voice, and there will be one flock and one shepherd.” Reflection: One method of…

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April 15, 2018: Third Sunday of Easter

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | April 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Reading: Luke 24: 35 – 48 While they were still speaking about this, he stood in their midst and said to them, “Peace be with you.” But they were startled and terrified and thought that they were seeing a ghost. Then he said to them, “Why are you troubled? And why do questions arise in…

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April 8, 2018: Second Sunday of Easter

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | April 5, 2018 | 1 Comment

Reading: John: 20: 19 – 31 “Now Jesus did many other signs in the presence of his disciples that are not written in this book. But these are written that you may come to believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that through this belief you may have life in his…

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April 1, 2018: Easter Sunday

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | March 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Reading: John 20: 2-3; 9 So [Mary of Magdala] ran to Simon Peter and the other disciple whom Jesus loved, and told them, “They have taken the Lord from the tomb and we don’t know where they put him.” … Simon and John left and both ran … “For [the close] friends of Jesus did…

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