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September 20, 2020: Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sara Bennett | September 17, 2020 |

Who are the workers today? Who is in need of our individual and societal generosity?

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September 13, 2020: Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sara Bennett | September 10, 2020 |

Are you in need of forgiving yourself?

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September 6, 2020: Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sara Bennett | September 3, 2020 |

Ask Providence for help in becoming mindful of your response.

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August 30, 2020: Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sister Ann Sullivan | August 27, 2020 |

“Good trouble” that involved acting justly, granting mercy, and making love the foundation of his life. For this Jesus paid with his life. What “good trouble” am I willing to embrace this week so that justice prevails for all?

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August 23, 2020: Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sister Ann Sullivan | August 20, 2020 |

Jesus was in fact, a prophet. Who comes to mind when you think about prophets of our time? What do they all have in common? Ponder these questions as you read Sister Ann Sullivan’s reflection.

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August 16, 2020: Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sister Ann Sullivan | August 13, 2020 |

Who are the persons who are calling out to you now (be specific)? Do you, like the disciples, want them to go away, and not disturb Jesus (or you)? What action could you take?

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August 9, 2020: Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sister Ann Sullivan | August 6, 2020 |

The core of this passage is the trust that is fundamental to how we live and how we show trust and how we struggle with our “unbelief.”

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August 2, 2020: Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sister Ann Sullivan | July 30, 2020 |

Thinking of this portion of Matthew’s Gospel, what issues are being raised that may not immediately be apparent as it relates to the message of Jesus for us today, this week, next…?

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July 26, 2020: Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Alice Shelton | July 23, 2020 |

This week, spend time being present to what is happening in your own heart about racism in our country as you go about your daily life.

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July 19, 2020: Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Alice Shelton | July 16, 2020 |

Parables are invitations for us to “play” with Scripture stories. Have a little fun. Create a parable of your own that tells a story about how you encounter the love of God.

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July 12, 2020: Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Alice Shelton | July 9, 2020 |

Reading: Matthew 13:1-9 On that day, Jesus went out of the house and sat down by the sea.Such large crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and…

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July 5, 2020: Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Alice Shelton | July 2, 2020 |

Reading: Matthew 11:25-30 At that time Jesus exclaimed:“I give praise to you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth,for although you have hidden these thingsfrom the wise and the learnedyou have…

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