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home : our faith : the word February 5, 2016


Feb. 7 - Simon, Isaiah and Paul help us to plan our Lenten journey
At 64 sq.m., The Sea of Galilee (Lake Tiberius) is a freshwater lake teeming with fish. More ...
Sunday, January 31, 2016
Jan. 31 - Love is at the root of discipleship
The Gospel according to Luke challenges the reader at every step of the way leading to a deeper awareness of what it means to be a disciple of Jesus. More ...
Sunday, January 24, 2016
Jan. 24 - Jesus is the source of all mercy
One can only imagine the stillness in the synagogue in Nazareth as Jesus was invited to come forward and read from the Scroll of Isaiah. More ...
Sunday, January 17, 2016
Jan. 17 - Trust leads to mercy
As we enter what will be a very short period of Ordinary Time before the beginning of Lent, we open with the significant moment in Jesus’ ministry where he changes water into wine at the Wedding Feast of Cana. More ...
Sunday, January 10, 2016
Jan. 10 - John the Baptist prepares us for God's mercy
It is most fitting that as we end this Christmas Season we are challenged yet again by John the Baptizer. More ...
Sunday, January 3, 2016
Jan. 3 - Beware of Herod the Great
Herod I, King of the Jews, also known as Herod the Great, is one of the cruelest despots in the history of the Roman Empire. His tyranny against his own people would remind one of more modern historical figures like Pol Pot, Mao Zedong or Josef Stalin. More ...
Sunday, December 27, 2015
Dec. 27 - Why are we looking for Jesus?
When Mary and Joseph finally find Jesus after his having been gone from them for three days, he responds to them with a very curious, almost snippy answer: “Why were you looking for me? More ...
Sunday, December 20, 2015
Dec. 20 - Mary and Elizabeth: Models of humble faith
“Who am I that the Mother of my Lord should come to me?” asks the elderly Elizabeth as Mary, the young expectant mother of Jesus enters her home. More ...
Sunday, December 13, 2015
Dec 13 - We can only know the poor as we become poor
The Third Sunday of Advent is supposed to be a Sunday of joy that our penance is almost at an end and the great festival is at hand. More ...
Sunday, December 6, 2015
Dec. 6 - We pray for the peace of Jerusalem
It is hard at times to hear prophecies about peace for Israel and Jerusalem and then read the daily newspaper filled with violence and war in those ancient and holy sites. We know that Jerusalem is always on edge. More ...
Sunday, November 29, 2015



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