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Exaltation of the Cross September 14

Today’s Mass Readings Exaltation of the Cross September 14 John 3:13-17 Only a free, pure act of sacrificial love stops evil and sin in its tracks. In every Catholic Church and Chapel throughout the world we are celebrating today an instrument of execution and we call it, “The Exaltation of the Cross.”  The Romans adopted this most torturous […]

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Thursday 23rd Week of the Year

Today’s Mass Readings Thursday 23rd Week of the Year Matthew 5:38-48. “There are some who want to make themselves enemy to me, but I have no enemies.” “Oh, how blessed are the pure of heart,” Jesus promised, “for they will see God.” Bishop Don Samuel Ruiz was bishop of the Diocese of San Cristóbal de […]

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Wednesday 23rd Week of the Year  

Today’s Readings Wednesday 23rd Week of the Year   Luke 6:20-26 We never have to be afraid to be vulnerable before Jesus.   Think how Jesus lived a quiet life away from the crowds for 30 years.   Whenever he went to the synagogue, he would hear the Law of Moses and how people interpreted that Law.   The […]

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Tuesday 23rd Week of the Year

Today’s Readings Tuesday 23rd Week of the Year Luke 6:12-19. Ministry is nothing but the love of the Lord Jesus meeting another’s need through us. Prayer and the calling to ministry are two graces given to us that cannot be separated. Without prayer, we cannot love others in the Holy Name of Jesus. Without his love, […]

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Monday 23rd Week of the Year

Today’s Readings Monday 23rd Week of the Year Luke 6:6-11. Monday 23rd Week of the Year Luke 6:6-11 Jesus doesn’t react to people or situations.  He creates them. Did Jesus heal this man’s withered hand to make a point with the scribes and Pharisees? The Law of Moses forbade all work on the Sabbath, and […]

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Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary September 8

Today’s Mass Readings Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary September 8 Matthew 1:18-23. Mother Mary was born to give us Jesus and she still is. This feast of the birth of our dear Mother Mary is one of the oldest feasts of Mary dating back to the 2nd century. There is a hymn devoted to […]

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Friday 22nd Week of the Year

Today’s Readings Friday 22nd Week of the Year Luke 5:33-39. When asked a question about his disciples fasting, Jesus said that there would be a time that they will fast, and that was after his Ascension into heaven. To help us understand how important fasting is in our walk with Jesus, he tells a parable […]

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