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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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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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