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The Kingdom is Many Things

Monday in the Seventeenth Week in Ordinary Time [401] Jeremiah 13:1-11 Deuteronomy 32:18-19, 20, 21 Matthew 13:31-35 We continue our reflections on the Kingdom of God with Jesus in today’s […]

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All In

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time [109] 1 Kings 3:5, 7-12 Psalm 119:57+72, 76-77, 127-128, 129-130 Romans 8:28-30 Matthew 13:44-52 or 13:44-46 Thomas Merton wrote that “Your life is shaped by […]

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“How lovely is your dwelling place, Lord”

Memorial of Sts. Joachim and Ann, parents of Blessed Virgin Mary [400] Jeremiah 7:1-11 Psalm 84:3, 4, 5-6a+8a, 11 Matthew 13:24-30 I love to garden. If it were left to […]

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Hearts on Fire

Feast of St. James, apostle [605] 2 Corinthians 4:7-15 Psalm 126:1bc-2ab, 2cd-3, 4-5, 6 Matthew 20:20-28 “What gives light must endure burning.” These powerful words were written by Holocaust survivor, […]

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The Vibrant Life of the Spirit

Thursday in the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time [398] Jeremiah 2:1-3, 7-8, 12-13 Psalm 36:6-7ab, 8-9, 10-11 Matthew 13:10-17 On a sweltering hot July day, everyone appreciates a cool glass […]

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Parable of the Sower

Wednesday in the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time [397] Jeremiah 1:1, 4-10 Psalm 71:1-2, 3-4a, 5-6ab, 15+17 Matthew 13:1-9 Today’s gospel reading from Matthew is a repeat, at least in […]

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The Woman Disciple

Memorial of St. Mary Magdalene [396/603]Micah 7:14-15, 18-20 Psalm 85:2-4, 5-6, 7-8 John 20:1-2, 11-38 This gospel passage focuses on the beautiful encounter between Jesus and Mary Magdalene. It’s become […]

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