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Monday 2nd Week of Lent

Today’ Mass Readings Monday 2nd Week of Lent Daniel 9: 4B-10; Luke 6:36-38 The Lord’s measure is always more than ours. As we are going along this season of grace, we can easily be lulled into thinking that we are doing okay with our Lenten resolutions. If we look at those resolutions, hopefully, we can […]

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January 25 Conversion of St. Paul

Today’s Mass Readings Acts 9:1-22; Mark 16:15-18 “Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting me?” Conversion of St. Paul January 25 Acts 9: 1-22. We pray for the deep healing sorrow that St. Paul experienced on the road to Damascus. It is easy to get caught up in the dramatics of St. Paul’s conversion. It wasn’t […]

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Thursday 1st Week of Ordinary Time Mark 1:40-45

Today’ Mass Readings Thursday 1st Week of Ordinary Time Mark 1:40-45 The leper’s helplessness and total dependency on others broke his spirit, but it opened him to God. “If you wish, you can make me clean.” We may know someone who is enduring a long illness. The length and severity of their illness can condition […]

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Saturday 2nd Week  of Advent

Today’s Mass Readings Saturday 2nd Week  of Advent Matthew 17:10-13 Our pain is our cry for mercy. All the prophets before John the Baptist spoke of a future event, the time when the Messiah would come. John is the greatest of all the prophets because he alone was given the grace to point out the […]

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Thursday 2nd Week of Advent

Thursday 2nd Week of Advent Matthew 11:11-15 How Jesus ministers to our weakness and sinfulness without being condescending. When I think how great John the Baptist is in proclaiming the coming of God’s kingdom in Jesus, I ponder on the truth that the least in the kingdom of God is greater than he. St. John […]

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