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November 3, 2019: Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sister Ann Casper | October 31, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 19:1-10 At that time, Jesus came to Jericho and intended to pass through the town. Now a man there named Zacchaeus, who was a chief tax collector and…

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October 27, 2019: Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Marilyn Webb | October 24, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 18:9-14 Jesus addressed this parable to those who were convinced of their own righteousness and despised everyone else. “Two people went up to the temple area to pray;…

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October 20, 2019: Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Marilyn Webb | October 17, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 8:1-8 Jesus told his disciples a parable about the necessity for them to pray always without becoming weary. He said, “There was a judge in a certain town…

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October 13, 2019: Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Marilyn Webb | October 10, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 17:11-19 As Jesus continued his journey to Jerusalem, he traveled through Samaria and Galilee. As he was entering a village, ten lepers met him.They stood at a distance…

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October 6, 2019: Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Marilyn Webb | October 3, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 17:5-10 The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith.” The Lord replied, “If you have faith the size of a mustard seed, you would say to this…

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September 29, 2019: Twenty-sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time

By Sister Mary Moloney | September 26, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 16:1-13 Jesus said to the Pharisees: “There was a rich man who dressed in purple garments and fine linen and dined sumptuously each day. And lying at his…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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?”…

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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…

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