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June 24 - John the Baptist points us in the direction of salvation
Not many celebrations in the liturgical calendar are so important that they interrupt the normal cycle of Sundays. However, this Sunday, June 24, is one of them. More ...
Sunday, June 17, 2018

June 17 - The parables of the Kingdom challenge us to deeper reflection
There are various forms of the parable that appear in the Scriptures. While most of the parables that immediately come to mind are on the lips of Jesus in the New Testament, there are also parables found in the Old Testament. More ...
Sunday, June 10, 2018
June 10 - We rely on the Spirit to help us rightly discern the Spirit in the world
As we return to Ordinary Time, we begin by entering into a very challenging point in Jesus’ ministry when not only the Scribes but even some members of his own family are wondering about his motives. More ...
Sunday, June 3, 2018
June 3 - The sacrifice of Christ transforms us into his Body and Blood
The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Jesus, commonly known by its Latin name Corpus Christi, also happens this year to be the Sunday when the four newly ordained priests of our Diocese are celebrating their First Masses. More ...
Sunday, May 27, 2018
May 27 - We must be the agents of belief in a world of doubt
The God of the Scriptures from Genesis through Revelation is a personal God. More ...
Sunday, May 20, 2018
May 20 - The Holy Spirit renews us constantly
We pay an increasing amount of attention to the health and status of planet Earth. More ...
Sunday, May 13, 2018
May 13 - Jesus prays for our joy in the face of his Passion and Death
At the close of the Last Supper the evangelist John notes that Jesus prayed for the disciples. More ...
Sunday, May 6, 2018
May 6 - Jesus teaches us the meaning of friendship
Throughout his public ministry it would be hard to imagine that Jesus and his disciples would actually be friends. More ...
Sunday, April 29, 2018
April 29 - Jesus builds a vineyard of loving branches
Most of us do not think of ourselves as deadwood. We would like to think that we are vibrant, committed, and faith-filled contributors to the Kingdom of God. More ...
Monday, April 23, 2018
April 22 - What makes a good shepherd good?
The Fourth Sunday of Easter is traditionally called “Good Shepherd” Sunday. This is a very powerful image that demands constant attention. More ...
Sunday, April 15, 2018
April 15 - We find Jesus first in the breaking of the bread
The Eucharist is the central act of Catholic religious practice, and the deep personal encounter between the faithful and Jesus Christ himself. More ...
Sunday, April 8, 2018

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