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Saturday 4th Week of Lent

Today’ Mass Readings Saturday 4th Week of Lent. John 7:40-53. Please, God, our opinions of Jesus and his Catholic Church will never be a cause for division among us. In today’s gospel, everybody has a different opinion about the identity of Jesus. Some people thought he was a prophet. Other people thought he was the […]

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Saturday 3rd Week of Lent

Today’ Mass Readings Saturday 3rd Week of Lent. Luke 18:9-14 Jesus makes the point that the Pharisee prayed, not to God, but to himself. He thinks somehow that God is in need of his good deeds. Can we ever give God anything that is good which we haven’t already received from his generosity and mercy? […]

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Wednesday 28th Week of the Year.

Today’s Mass Readings Wednesday 28th Week of the Year. Luke 11:42-46. Pray with the psalmist, “Only in God is my soul at rest.” It grates against our human nature to be called out for something that we have done wrong. See Jesus using such a harsh term as “woe” when speaking to the Pharisees as […]

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Saturday 22nd Week of the Year

Today’s Mass Readings Saturday 22nd Week of the Year Luke 6:1-5. Do we find ourselves sometimes condemning someone without know all the facts or walking in their shoes for a mile? If Jesus and the disciples were walking through that corn field the day before the Sabbath the Pharisees would have to find a reason […]

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Monday 22nd. Week of the Year  

Today’s Mass Readings Monday 22nd. Week of the Year   Luke 4:16-30   Imagine preparing dinner for someone, say steak and baked potatoes, when you open the cabinet find you don’t have meat tenderizer and spices, nor is there any sour cream for the baked potatoes.    Then you prepare the salad, and you have lettuce, but no onions, carrots, olives, etc. but most importantly, […]

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Tuesday 20th Week of the Year

Today’s Mass Readingas Tuesday 20th Week of the Year Matthew 19: 23-30 It would seem that Jesus is opposed to wealth. Was He? He had some friends who were wealthy and even called some, like Matthew, the tax collector, to become His disciple and later an apostle. Doesn’t He say that the first of this […]

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Saturday 15th Week Of the Year

Today’s Mass Readings Saturday 15th Week Of the Year Matthew 12:14-21 It’s almost become a custom that the person who makes the loudest noise get the results they are seeking. It could be an individual or a group of people who have an agenda that want their voice heard. We hear this on the news […]

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