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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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March 3, 2019: Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Lorraine Kirker | February 28, 2019 | 3 Comments

Reading: Luke 6:39-45 Jesus told his disciples a parable, “Can a blind person guide a blind person? Will not both fall into a pit? No disciple is superior to the teacher; but when fully trained, every disciple will be like his teacher. Why do you notice the splinter in your brother’s eye, but do not…

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February 24, 2019: Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Cathy Keller | February 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Reading: Luke 6: 27-38 Jesus said to his disciples: “To you who hear I say, love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you. To the person who strikes you on one cheek, offer the other one as well, and from the person…

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February 17, 2019: Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Cathy Keller | February 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Reading: Luke 6:17, 20-26 Jesus came down with the twelve and stood on a stretch of level ground with a great crowd of his disciples and a large number of the people from all Judea and Jerusalem and the coastal region of Tyre and Sidon. And raising his eyes toward his disciples he said: “Blessed…

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February 10, 2019: Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Cathy Keller | February 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Reading: Luke 5:1-11 While the crowd was pressing in on Jesus and listening to the word of God, he was standing by the Lake of Gennesaret. He saw two boats there alongside the lake; the fishermen had disembarked and were washing their nets. Getting into one of the boats, the one belonging to Simon, he…

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February 3, 2019: Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Cathy Keller | January 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Reading: Luke 4:21-30 Jesus began speaking in the synagogue, saying: “Today this Scripture passage is fulfilled in your hearing.” And all spoke highly of him and were amazed at the gracious words that came from his mouth. They also asked, “Isn’t this the son of Joseph?” He said to them, “Surely you will quote me…

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January 27, 2019: Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Linda McMahon | January 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

Reading: Luke 1: 1-4; 4:14-21 Since many have undertaken to compile a narrative of the events that have been fulfilled among us, just as those who were eyewitnesses from the beginning and ministers of the word have handed them down to us, I too have decided, after investigating everything accurately anew, to write it down…

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January 20, 2019: Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Linda McMahon | January 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Reading: John 2: 1-11 There was a wedding at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. Jesus and his disciples were also invited to the wedding. When the wine ran short, the mother of Jesus said to him, “They have no wine.” And Jesus said to her, “Woman, how does your concern affect…

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January 13, 2019: Baptism of the Lord

By Linda McMahon | January 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Reading: Luke 3: 15-16;21-22 The people were filled with expectation, and all were asking in their hearts whether John might be the Christ. John answered them all, saying, “I am baptizing you with water, but one mightier than I is coming. I am not worthy to loosen the thongs of his sandals. He will baptize you…

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January 6, 2019: Epiphany of the Lord

By Linda McMahon | January 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Reading: Matthew 2: 1-12 When Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, in the days of King Herod, behold, magi from the east arrived in Jerusalem, saying, “Where is the newborn king of the Jews? We saw his star at its rising and have come to do him homage.” When King Herod heard this, he…

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