What Does These Mean?

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September 30, 2017 Memorial of Saint Jerome, Priest and Doctor of the Church The Gospel Today Luke 9:43b-45 While they were all amazed at his every deed, Jesus said to his disciples, “Pay attention to what I am telling you. The Son of Man is to be handed over to men.” But they did not […]

Why Not An Angel?

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September 29, 2017 Feast of Saints Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael, archangels The Gospel Today John 1:47-51 Jesus saw Nathanael coming toward him and said of him, “Here is a true child of Israel. There is no duplicity in him.” Nathanael said to him, “How do you know me?” Jesus answered and said to him, “Before […]

Faith, Love and Martyrdom

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September 28, 2017 Feast of St. Lorenzo Ruiz and Companions, Martyrs The Gospel Today Luke 9:7-9 Herod the tetrarch heard about all that was happening, and he was greatly perplexed because some were saying, “John has been raised from the dead”; others were saying, “Elijah has appeared”; still others, “One of the ancient prophets has […]

Core Group

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September 27, 2017 Memorial of Saint Vincent de Paul, Priest The Gospel Today Luke 9:1-6 Jesus summoned the Twelve and gave them power and authority over all demons and to cure diseases, and he sent them to proclaim the Kingdom of God and to heal the sick. He said to them, “Take nothing for the […]

Faith-Related

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September 26, 2017 Tuesday of the 25th Week in Ordinary Time The Gospel Today Luke 8:19-21 The mother of Jesus and his brothers came to him but were unable to join him because of the crowd. He was told, “Your mother and your brothers are standing outside and they wish to see you.” He said […]

Vocation to Love

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September 25, 2017 Monday of the 25th Week in Ordinary Time The Gospel Today Luke 8:16-18 Jesus said to the crowd: “No one who lights a lamp conceals it with a vessel or sets it under a bed; rather, he places it on a lampstand so that those who enter may see the light. For […]

When Is Unfair Fair?

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24 September 2017 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time The Gospel Today Mt 20: 1-16 Jesus told his disciples this parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out at dawn to hire laborers for his vineyard. After agreeing with them for the usual daily wage, he sent them into his vineyard. Going […]

The Seedbed

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September 23, 2017 Memorial of Saint Pius of Pietrelcina, Priest The Gospel Today Luke 8:4-15 When a large crowd gathered, with people from one town after another journeying to Jesus, he spoke in a parable. “A sower went out to sow his seed. And as he sowed, some seed fell on the path and was […]

Virgin or Not

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September 22, 2017 Friday of the 24th Week in Ordinary Time The Gospel Today Luke 8:1-3 Jesus journeyed from one town and village to another, preaching and proclaiming the good news of the Kingdom of God. Accompanying him were the Twelve and some women who had been cured of evil spirits and infirmities, Mary, called […]

An Inaudible Call

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September 21, 2017 Feast of Saint Matthew, Apostle and evangelist The Gospel Today Matthew 9:9-13 As Jesus passed by, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the customs post. He said to him, “Follow me.” And he got up and followed him. While he was at table in his house, many tax collectors and […]