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September 22, 2019: Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sister Mary Moloney | September 19, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 16:1-13 Jesus said to his disciples, “A rich man had a steward who was reported to him for squandering his property. He summoned him and said, ‘What is this I hear about you? Prepare a full account of your stewardship, because you can no longer be my steward.” The steward said to himself,…

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September 15, 2019: Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sister Mary Moloney | September 12, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 15:1-10 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 he addressed this parable. “What one among you having a hundred sheep and losing one of them would not leave…

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September 8, 2019: Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sister Mary Moloney | September 5, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 14:25-33 Great crowds were traveling with Jesus, and he turned and addressed them, “If anyone comes to me without hating his father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple. Whoever does not carry his own cross and come after me cannot be…

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September 1, 2019: Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sister Mary Moloney | August 29, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 14:1, 7-14 On a Sabbath Jesus went to dine at the home of one of the leading Pharisees, and the people there were observing him carefully. He told a parable to those who had been invited, noticing how they were choosing the places of honor at the table. “When you are invited by…

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August 25, 2019: Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sara Bennett | August 22, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 13:22-30 Jesus passed through towns and villages, teaching as he went and making his way to Jerusalem. Someone asked him, “Lord, will only a few people be saved?” He answered them,“Strive to enter through the narrow gate, for many, I tell you, will attempt to enter but will not be strong enough. After the…

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August 18, 2019: Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sara Bennett | August 15, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 12:49-53 Jesus said to his disciples: “I have come to set the earth on fire, and how I wish it were already blazing! There is a baptism with which I must be baptized, and how great is my anguish until it is accomplished! Do you think that I have come to establish peace…

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August 11, 2019: Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sara Bennett | August 8, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 12:32-38 Jesus said to his disciples: “Do not be afraid any longer, little flock, for your Father is pleased to give you the kingdom.  Sell your belongings and give alms. Provide money bags for yourselves that do not wear out, an inexhaustible treasure in heaven that no thief can reach nor moth destroy.…

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August 4, 2019: Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sara Bennett | August 1, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 12:13-21 Someone in the crowd said to Jesus, “Teacher, tell my brother to share the inheritance with me.” He replied to him, “Friend, who appointed me as your judge and arbitrator?” Then he said to the crowd, “Take care to guard against all greed, for though one may be rich, one’s life does not…

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July 28, 2019: Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Cathy Keller | July 25, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 11:1-13 Jesus was praying in a certain place, and when he had finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray just as John taught his disciples.” He said to them, “When you pray, say: Father, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come. Give us each day our daily…

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July 21, 2019: Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Cathy Keller | July 18, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 10:38-42 Jesus entered a village where a woman whose name was Martha welcomed him. She had a sister named Mary who sat beside the Lord at his feet listening to him speak. Martha, burdened with much serving, came to him and said, “Lord, do you not care that my sister has left me…

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July 14, 2019: Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Cathy Keller | July 11, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 10:25-37 There was a scholar of the law who stood up to test Jesus and said, “Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?” Jesus said to him, “What is written in the law? How do you read it?” He said in reply, “You shall love the Lord, your God, with all…

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July 7, 2019: Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Cathy Keller | July 4, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 10:1-12, 17-20 At that time the Lord appointed seventy-two others whom he sent ahead of him in pairs to every town and place he intended to visit. He said to them, “The harvest is abundant but the laborers are few; so ask the master of the harvest to send out laborers for his…

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