5th Sunday Ordinary Time [C] February 10, 2019
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5th Sunday Ordinary Time [C] February 10, 2019

This Sunday all the Scripture readings present our being our being chosen by God. In the Gospel (Luke 5:1-11) Jesus calls Peter to an entirely different way of living. Having long labored as a fishman, Jesus calls Peter to live from now on as a fisher of men and women. DEEPEN YOUR AVAILABILITY TO CHRIST...

Therese’s Little Way (1/22)
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Therese’s Little Way (1/22)

At once they left their nets and followed Him [Jesus] (Matthew 4:20). Call necessarily elicits response. When something or someone piques our interest, a choice immediately is before us: either to draw closer and learn more about what is intriguing or to turn from it and go a different way. Remember: not responding or postponing...

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Responding to Christ’s Call (1/22)
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Responding to Christ’s Call (1/22)

In today’s Gospel Jesus says, “Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men” (Matthew 4:19). The call of Christ is not confined to a few simple laborers from Galilee two thousand years ago. Indeed, Our Lord calls us now to hear His words and to make them our own way for living....

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Third Sunday in Ordinary Time [A] January 22, 2017
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Third Sunday in Ordinary Time [A] January 22, 2017

MATTHEW 4:12-23 Our blessed Lord Jesus calls us to come after Him, to pattern our daily living after His words and actions. Faith in Jesus and confidence in Him remedies all our woes and the relentless evils that afflict humanity. Christ Jesus is the light that scatters the darkness and makes deep and lasting peace...

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FEAST: Saint Matthew (9/21)
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FEAST: Saint Matthew (9/21)

To celebrate Our Lord’s calling to follow Him, Saint Matthew throws a party for friends (Matthew 9:10). For sure, it is quite an impressive gathering of sinners! Jesus, too, is there. Our Lord is eager to meet the friends of Saint Matthew – so much so that He gladly comes to Saint Matthew’s home.  To...

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FEAST: Saint Andrew (11/30)
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FEAST: Saint Andrew (11/30)

SAINT ANDREW was from Bethsaida and a fisherman like his brother Simon whom he introduced to the Lord. He pointed out the boy who had the few loaves and fishes that enabled Our Blessed Lord miraculously to feed the multitudes. After the Resurrection, Saint Andrew eventually make his way to Greece to proclaim the Gospel...

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