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Pentecost 12: Take up your Cross
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Today’s Readings “That’s just my cross to bear.”  How many times have we heard that expression?  Maybe we’ve said it ourselves.  And rightfully so!  Life definitely gives us enough “crosses” to bear: our own burdens.  When we use this expression, we are usually talking about those persistent problems, inconveniences,... Read More

Pentecost 9A: Jesus walks on water
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In the Bible, any time you read something about the sea, a red flag should go up.  The Bible often uses the image of water to represent death, chaos, fear, even sin and evil… especially when we’re talking about the ocean or sea.  Although in the Church we use... Read More

Jesus feeds 5000
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Daily reflection for Sunday, August 6, 2017 Time after Pentecost Then Jesus ordered the crowds to sit down on the grass. Taking the five loaves and the two fish, he looked up to heaven, and blessed and broke the loaves, and gave them to the disciples, and the disciples... Read More

Pentecost 6A: Wheat and Weeds
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The kingdom of heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field.  Now, this man worked SO hard on his field.    In his town, he was considered the best when it came to gardening (at least he thought so).  He researched everything he needed to know... Read More