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February 7, 2010: 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sister Mary Beth Klingel | February 5, 2010 |

Once while Jesus was standing beside the lake of Gennesaret, and the crowd was pressing in on him to hear the word of God, he saw two boats there at…

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January 31, 2010: 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sister Mary Beth Klingel | January 29, 2010 |

Strive eagerly for the greater gifts. And I shall show you a still more excellent way. If I speak in human and angelic tongues, but do not have love, I…

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January 24, 2010: 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sister Mary Beth Klingel | January 22, 2010 |

Jesus came to Nazareth, where he had grown up, and went according to his custom into the synagogue on the Sabbath day. He stood up to read and was handed…

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January 17, 2010: 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sister Mary Beth Klingel | January 15, 2010 |

There are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; and there are varieties of service, but the same Lord; and there are varieties of ministry, but it is the same…

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January 10, 2010: Baptism of the Lord

By Sister Mary Beth Klingel | January 8, 2010 |

Here is my servant whom I uphold, my chosen in whom my soul delights; I have put my spirit upon him; he will bring forth justice to the nations. He…

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January 3, 2010: Feast of the Epiphany

By Sister Mary Beth Klingel | December 30, 2009 |

Arise, shine; for your light has come, and the glory of God has risen upon you. For behold, darkness shall cover the earth, and thick darkness the peoples; but the…

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December 27, 2009: Feast of the Holy Family

By Sister Mary Beth Klingel | December 23, 2009 |

As God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience. Bear with one another and, if anyone has a complaint against another, forgive each…

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December 25, 2009: Christmas

By Sister Mary Beth Klingel | December 22, 2009 |

  The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who dwelt in a land of deep darkness, on them a light has shone. …For a child…

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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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