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May 26, 2019: Sixth Sunday of Easter

By Connie Schnapf | May 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Reading: John 14:23-29 Jesus said to his disciples:“Whoever loves me will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our dwelling with him.Whoever does not love me does not keep my words; yet the word you hear is not mine but that of the Father who…

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May 19, 2019: Fifth Sunday of Easter

By Connie Schnapf | May 16, 2019 | 1 Comment

Reading: John 13:31-33a, 34-35 When Judas had left them, Jesus said,“Now is the Son of Man glorified, and God is glorified in him.If God is glorified in him,God will also glorify him in himself,and God will glorify him at once. My children, I will be with you only a little while longer.I give you a…

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May 12, 2019: Fourth Sunday of Easter

By Connie Schnapf | May 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Reading: John 10:27-30 Jesus said: “My sheep hear my voice; I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish. No one can take them out of my hand. My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all, The Father and I are one.” Reflection:…

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May 5, 2019: Third Sunday of Easter

By Connie Schnapf | May 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Reading: John 21:1-14 At that time, Jesus revealed himself to his disciples at the Sea of Tiberias. He revealed himself in this way.Together were Simon Peter, Thomas called Didymus, Nathanael from Cana in Galilee, Zebedee’s sons, and two others of his disciples.Simon Peter said to them, “I am going fishing.” They said to him, “We…

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April 28, 2019: Second Sunday of Easter

By Sister Ann Sullivan | April 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Spend some time thinking about what you believe about your own afterlife. It is a central issue linked back to the Resurrection.

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April 21, 2019: Easter Sunday

By Sister Ann Sullivan | April 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Lent and Easter continue asking us to deepen our faith in the promise of new life through the Risen Christ we celebrate on Easter. It is the “heart of the matter.”

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April 14, 2019: Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion

By Sister Ann Sullivan | April 11, 2019 | 1 Comment

The readings of this Sunday are mysterious to the disciples and perhaps even to Jesus himself. The message is clearly about establishing the Kingdom of God.

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April 7, 2019: Fifth Sunday of Lent

By Sister Ann Sullivan | April 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Reading: John 8:1-11 Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. But early in the morning he arrived again in the temple area, and all the people started coming to him, and he sat down and taught them. Then the scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery and made her…

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March 31, 2019: Fourth Sunday of Lent

By Lorraine Kirker | March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Reading: Luke 15:1-3, 11-32 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 Jesus addressed this parable: “A man had two sons, and the younger son said to his father, ‘Father, give…

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March 24, 2019: Third Sunday of Lent

By Lorraine Kirker | March 21, 2019 | 2 Comments

Reading: Luke 13:1-9 Some people told Jesus about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with the blood of their sacrifices. Jesus said to them in reply, “Do you think that because these Galileans suffered in this way they were greater sinners than all other Galileans? By no means! But I tell you, if you…

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March 17, 2019: Second Sunday of Lent

By Lorraine Kirker | March 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Reading: Luke 9:28-36 Jesus took Peter, John, and James and went up the mountain to pray. While he was praying his face changed in appearance and his clothing became dazzling white. And behold, two men were conversing with him, Moses and Elijah, who appeared in glory and spoke of his exodus that he was going…

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March 10, 2019: First Sunday of Lent

By Lorraine Kirker | March 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Reading: Luke 4:1-13 Filled with the Holy Spirit, Jesus returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the desert for forty days, to be tempted by the devil. He ate nothing during those days, and when they were over he was hungry. The devil said to him, “If you are the Son…

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