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June 30, 2019: Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Helen Flavin | June 27, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 9:51-62 When the days for Jesus’ being taken up were fulfilled, he resolutely determined to journey to Jerusalem, and he sent messengers ahead of him.  On the way they entered a Samaritan village to prepare for his reception there, but they would not welcome him because the destination of his journey was Jerusalem.…

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June 23, 2019: The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

By Helen Flavin | June 20, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 9:11b-17 Jesus spoke to the crowds about the kingdom of God, and he healed those who needed to be cured.As the day was drawing to a close, the Twelve approached him and said, “Dismiss the crowd so that they can go to the surrounding villages and farms and find lodging and provisions; for…

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June 16, 2019: Trinity Sunday

By Helen Flavin | June 13, 2019 |

Reading: John 16:12-15 Jesus said to his disciples:“I have much more to tell you, but you cannot bear it now.But when he comes, the Spirit of truth, he will guide you to all truth. The Spirit will not speak on his own, but will speak what he hears, and will declare to you the things…

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June 9, 2019: Pentecost Sunday

By Helen Flavin | June 6, 2019 |

Reading: John 20:19-23 On the evening of that first day of the week, when the doors were locked, where the disciples were, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in their midst and said to them, “Peace be with you.”When he had said this, he showed them his hands and his side. The…

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June 2, 2019: The Ascension of the Lord

By Helen Flavin | May 30, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 24:46-53 Jesus said to his disciples:“Thus it is written that the Christ would suffer and rise from the dead on the third day and that repentance for the forgiveness of sins would be preached in his name to all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem. You are witnesses of these things. And behold I…

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May 26, 2019: Sixth Sunday of Easter

By Connie Schnapf | May 23, 2019 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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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