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September 23, 2018: Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Connie Schnapf | September 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Reading: Mark 9:30-37 Jesus and his disciples left from there and began a journey through Galilee, but he did not wish anyone to know about it. He was teaching his disciples and telling them, “The Son of Man is to be handed over to men and they will kill him, and three days after his…

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September 16, 2018: Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Connie Schnapf | September 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Reading: Mark 8:27-35 Jesus and his disciples set out for the villages of Caesarea Philippi. Along the way he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that I am?” They said in reply, “John the Baptist, others Elijah, still others one of the prophets.” And he asked them, “But who do you say that I…

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September 9, 2018: Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Connie Schnapf | September 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Reading: Mark 7:31-37 Again Jesus left the district of Tyre and went by way of Sidon to the Sea of Galilee, into the district of the Decapolis. And people brought to him a deaf man who had a speech impediment and begged him to lay his hand on him. He took him off by himself…

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September 2, 2018: Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Connie Schnapf | August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Reading: Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 When the Pharisees with some scribes who had come from Jerusalem gathered around Jesus, they observed that some of his disciples ate their meals with unclean, that is, unwashed, hands. For the Pharisees and, in fact, all Jews, do not eat without carefully washing their hands, keeping the tradition of…

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August 26, 2018: Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Marilyn Kirschten | August 23, 2018 | 2 Comments

Reading: John 6: 60-69 Many of Jesus’ disciples who were listening said, “This saying is hard, who can accept it?” Since Jesus knew that His disciples were murmuring about this, He said to them, “Does this shock you? What if you were to see the Son of Man descending to where He was before? It…

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August 19, 2018: Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Marilyn Kirschten | August 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Reading John 6: 51-58 Jesus said to the crowds: “I am the living bread that came down from heaven; whoever eats this bread will live forever; and the bread that I will give is my flesh for the life of the world.” The Jews quarreled among themselves, saying, “How can this Man give us His…

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August 12, 2018: Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Marilyn Kirschten | August 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Reading: John 6: 41-51 The Jews murmured about Jesus because He said, “I am the bread that came down from heaven,”and they said, “Is this not Jesus, the son of Joseph? Do we not know His father and mother? Then how can He say, ‘I have come down from heaven’?” Jesus answered and said to…

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August 5, 2018: Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Marilyn Kirschten | August 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Reading: John 6: 24-35 When the crowd saw that neither Jesus nor His disciples were there, they themselves got into boats and came to Capernaum looking for Jesus. And when they found Him across the sea they said to Him, “Rabbi, when did you get here?” Jesus answered them and said, “Amen, amen I say…

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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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