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April 12, 2020: Easter Sunday

By Connie Schnapf | April 9, 2020 |

Reading: John 20:1-9 On the first day of the week, Mary of Magdala came to the tomb early in the morning, while it was still dark, and saw the stone…

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April 5, 2020: Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord

By Connie Schnapf | April 2, 2020 |

Reading: Matthew 26:14-27:66 Read the whole today’s Gospel reading here. From noon onward, darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon.And about three o’clock Jesus cried out…

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March 29, 2020: Fifth Sunday of Lent

By Lorraine Kirker | March 26, 2020 |

Reading: John 11:3-7, 17, 20-27, 33b-45 The sisters sent word to him, saying, “Master, the one you love is ill.” When Jesus heard this he said, “This illness is not…

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March 22, 2020: Fourth Sunday of Lent

By Lorraine Kirker | March 19, 2020 |

Reading: John 9:1, 6-9, 13-17, 34-38 As Jesus passed by, he saw a man blind from birth. He spat on the ground and made clay with the saliva, and smeared…

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March 15, 2020: Third Sunday of Lent

By Lorraine Kirker | March 12, 2020 |

Reading: John 4:5-15, 19b-26, 39a, 40-42 Jesus came to a town of Samaria called Sychar,near the plot of land that Jacob had given to his son Joseph. Jacob’s well was…

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March 8, 2020: Second Sunday of Lent

By Lorraine Kirker | March 5, 2020 |

Reading: Matthew 17:1-9 After six days Jesus took Peter, James, and John his brother, and led them up a high mountain by themselves. And he was transfigured before them; his…

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March 1, 2020: First Sunday of Lent

By Lorraine Kirker | February 27, 2020 |

Reading: Matthew 4:1-11 Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil. He fasted for forty days and forty nights, and afterwards he…

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February 23, 2020: Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Linda McMahon | February 20, 2020 |

Reading: Matthew 5:38-48 “You have heard that it was said, An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth. But I say to you, offer no resistance to…

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February 16, 2020: Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Linda McMahon | February 13, 2020 |

Reading: Matthew 5:20-22a, 27-28, 33-34a, 37 (shorter version) Jesus said to his disciples: “I tell you, unless your righteousness surpasses that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will not enter…

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February 9, 2020: Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Linda McMahon | February 6, 2020 |

Reading: Matthew 5:13-16 Jesus said to his disciples: “You are the salt of the earth. But if salt loses its taste, with what can it be seasoned? It is no…

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February 2, 2020: Feast of Presentation of the Lord

By Linda McMahon | January 30, 2020 |

Reading: Luke 2:22-40 When the days were completed for their purification according to the law of Moses, Mary and Joseph took Jesus up to Jerusalem to present him to the…

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January 26, 2020: Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | January 23, 2020 |

Reading: Matthew 4:18-22 (taken from “The New Testament and Psalms: An Inclusive Version”) Then walking by the Sea of Galilee, Jesus saw two brothers, Simon, who is called Peter, and…

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