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December 20, 2009: 4th Sunday of Advent

By Sister Mary Beth Klingel | December 18, 2009 |

Mary arose and went with haste to a Judean town in the hill country, where she entered the house of Zechariah and greeted Elizabeth. When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the…

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December 13, 2009: 3rd Sunday of Advent

By Sister Mary Beth Klingel | December 11, 2009 |

The people were in expectation, and all questioned in their hearts concerning John whether perhaps he was the Christ. John answered them all, “I baptize with water; but one who…

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December 6, 2009: 2nd Sunday of Advent

By Sister Mary Beth Klingel | December 4, 2009 |

St. Paul writes in his letter to the Philippians his prayer for them: that love may overflow more and more with knowledge and full insight to help you determine what…

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November 29, 2009: 1st Sunday of Advent

By Sister Mary Beth Klingel | November 27, 2009 |

Brothers and sisters: May the Lord make you increase and abound in love for one another and for all, just as we have for you, so as to strengthen your…

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November 22, 2009: 34th Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sister Mary Beth Klingel | November 20, 2009 |

Pilate said to Jesus, “Are you the King of the Jews?”…Jesus answered, “My kingdom does not belong to this world. …my kingdom is not here.” So Pilate said to him,…

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November 15, 2009: 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sister Mary Beth Klingel | November 13, 2009 |

“Learn a lesson from the fig tree. When its branch becomes tender and sprouts leaves, you know that summer is near. In the same way, when you see things happening,…

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November 8, 2009: 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sister Mary Beth Klingel | November 6, 2009 |

Jesus sat down opposite the treasury, and watched the crowd putting money into the treasury. Many rich people put in large sums. A poor widow came and put in two…

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November 1, 2009: Feast of All Saints

By Sister Mary Beth Klingel | October 30, 2009 |

Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of heaven. Blessed are they who mourn, for they will be comforted. Blessed are the meek, for they will…

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October 25, 2009: 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sister Mary Beth Klingel | October 23, 2009 |

As Jesus and his disciples and a large crowd were leaving Jericho, Bartimaeus, the son of Timaeus, a blind beggar, was sitting by the roadside. When he heard that it…

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October 18, 2009: 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sister Mary Beth Klingel | October 16, 2009 |

Jesus called them (the apostles) to him and said to them, “You know that among the Gentiles those whom they recognize as their rulers lord it over them, and their…

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October 11, 2009: 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sister Mary Beth Klingel | October 9, 2009 |

I prayed, and understanding was given me. I called on God, and the spirit of wisdom came to me. I preferred her to scepters and thrones, and I accounted wealth…

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October 4, 2009: 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sister Mary Beth Klingel | October 2, 2009 |

The Lord God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a suitable partner for him.” God formed out of the ground various wild…

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