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...

Elevating Those Around Us (7/30)
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Elevating Those Around Us (7/30)

“The Kingdom of heaven is like yeast that a woman took and mixed with three measures of wheat flour until the whole batch was leavened” (Matthew 13:33). It only takes a tiny amount of yeast to make a good loaf of bread. Without the yeast, the dough remains useless and inedible. Jesus teaches us that...

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11th Sunday Ordinary Time [B] June 17, 2018
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11th Sunday Ordinary Time [B] June 17, 2018

Gospel Reading / Mark 4:26-34 In the Gospel Reading, Jesus tells two parables about the growth of the Kingdom of God. Each story has a different purpose. The first parable emphasizes the seed’s own growth. The farmer can neither give the seed the power to grow nor make its gradual growth happen. The second parable...

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Homily Notes (Sun) July 30
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Homily Notes (Sun) July 30

“Do you understand all these things?” (Matthew 13:51) Jesus’ question is an intensely personal and urgent inquiry. Restated, it means: Do you understand that nothing and no one is more important than God? Do you understand that life is short, death is certain, eternity is long and judgement is real? Understanding happens through a personal...

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Homily Notes (Sun) July 23
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Homily Notes (Sun) July 23

God has an amazing plan for you You have a choice Be not afraid God looks upon us and doesn’t see “wheat,” but rather He sees the very best bread ever baked. God sees bread that will rise with “yeast” – divine grace. Don’t get lost in the weeds – that difficulties, heartaches and challenges...

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