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December 20 – Third Week of Advent

Today’ Mass Readings December 20 Luke 1:26-38 The miracle of God becoming a man in Mary’s womb is the same transformation we experience in Holy Communion Think of Mother Mary going about her daily routine, her little jobs around the house whatever else she was doing and Gabriel sent from God, knocks at the door of […]

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Monday 1st Week of Advent

Today’ Mass Readings Monday 1st Week of Advent Matthew 8:5-11 Jesus cleanses in us all that keeps him from entering under our roof in holy communion. The Centurion had difficulty welcoming Jesus into his home. “Lord I am not worthy”. He saw in Jesus what we know, that Jesus is God. His objection went far […]

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SOLEMNITY OF THE MOST HOLY BODY AND BLOOD OF CHRIST (CORPUS CHRISTI)

Remembering makes the past present Watching a performance of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton or a movie like Steven Spielberg’s stirring portrait of Abraham Lincoln does more than momentarily bring these historical individuals to life again. They also thrill us with the possibilities inherent in American liberty. We are the heirs of this grand experiment. We too participate in […]

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Tuesday 2nd Week of Easter

Today’ Mass Readings Tuesday 2nd Week of Easter Acts 4:32-47, John 3:7-1 “The community of believers were one heart and one mind. None of them ever claimed anything is his own; rather, everything was held in common” (Acts of Apostles 4:32 ff.) When someone we know as an acquaintance celebrates a birthday we probably would […]

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Saturday 6th Week of the Year

Today’s Mass Readings Saturday 6th Week of the Year Mark 9:2-10 Two Transfiguration’s of Jesus – the mount of the Transfiguration and the mount of Calvary. Every time we celebrate the Holy Mass two mountains come together, Mount of Transfiguration and Mount Calvary. We are on the mountain with Jesus and his disciples during his […]

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