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February 9, 2020: Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Linda McMahon | February 6, 2020 |

Reading: Matthew 5:13-16 Jesus said to his disciples: “You are the salt of the earth. But if salt loses its taste, with what can it be seasoned? It is no…

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February 2, 2020: Feast of Presentation of the Lord

By Linda McMahon | January 30, 2020 |

Reading: Luke 2:22-40 When the days were completed for their purification according to the law of Moses, Mary and Joseph took Jesus up to Jerusalem to present him to the…

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January 26, 2020: Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | January 23, 2020 |

Reading: Matthew 4:18-22 (taken from “The New Testament and Psalms: An Inclusive Version”) Then walking by the Sea of Galilee, Jesus saw two brothers, Simon, who is called Peter, and…

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January 19, 2020: Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | January 16, 2020 |

Reading: John 1:32-34 (taken from “The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language” by Eugene H. Peterson) John testified further saying, “I saw the Spirit come down like a dove from…

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January 12, 2020: The Feast of the Baptism of the Lord

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | January 9, 2020 |

Reading: Matthew 2:1. 13-15 (taken from “The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language” by Eugene H. Peterson) While Jesus was living in the Galilean hills, John called the “Baptizer” was…

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January 5, 2020: The Feast of Epiphany of the Lord

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | January 2, 2020 |

Reading: Matthew 2:1, 9-12 (taken from “The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language” by Eugene H. Peterson) After Jesus was born in Bethlehem village, Judah territory – this was during…

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December 29, 2019: Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph

By Alice Shelton | December 26, 2019 |

Reading: Matthew 2:13-15, 19-23 (taken from “The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language” by Eugene H. Peterson) “After the scholars were gone, God’s angel showed up again in Joseph’s dream…

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December 22, 2019: Fourth Sunday of Advent

By Alice Shelton | December 19, 2019 |

Reading: Matthew 1:18-24 (taken from “The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language” by Eugene H. Peterson) “The birth of Jesus took place like this. His mother, Mary, was engaged to…

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December 15, 2019: Third Sunday of Advent

By Alice Shelton | December 12, 2019 |

Reading: Matthew 11:2-11 (taken from “The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language” by Eugene H. Peterson “John, meanwhile, had been locked up in prison. When he got wind of what…

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December 8, 2019: Second Sunday of Advent

By Alice Shelton | December 5, 2019 |

Reading: Matthew 3:1-12 (taken from “The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language” by Eugene H. Peterson) “While Jesus was living in the Galilean hills, John, called “the Baptizer,” was preaching…

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December 1, 2019: First Sunday of Advent

By Alice Shelton | November 28, 2019 |

Reading: Matthew 24:37-44 (taken from “The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language” by Eugene H. Peterson) “The arrival of the Son of Man will take place in times like Noah’s.…

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November 24, 2019: Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

By Sister Ann Casper | November 21, 2019 |

Reading: Luke 21: 5-19 The rulers sneered at Jesus and said,“He saved others, let him save himself if he is the chosen one, the Christ of God.”Even the soldiers jeered…

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