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Rejuvenating hope, surprise, joy

Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (C), August 11, 2013 – Wis 18, 6-9; Heb 11, 1-2. 8-19; Lk 12, 32-48 My spirit rejoices in God my Savior (Lk 1, 47) When bad things beyond our control happen to us, or we feel threatened, we tend to lock ourselves up and look out for...

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Internal stain-remover and more

Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (C), August 4, 2013 – Eccl 1, 2; 2, 21-23; Col 3, 1-5. 9-11; Lk 12, 13-21 The wisdom of this world is foolishness in the eyes of God (1 Cor 3, 19) There are not a few of us who like to make godfathers and godmothers of renowned...

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Moving words, compelling example

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (C), July 28, 2013 – Gen 18, 30-32; Col 2, 12-14; Lk 11, 1-13 He spent the night in prayer to God (Lk 6, 12) The example of Jesus who has just finished praying draws a disciple.  He asks:  “Lord, teach us to pray just as John taught...

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Seeing triple

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (C), July 21, 2013 – Gen 18, 1-10a; Col 1, 24-28; Lk 10, 38-42 Listen to him (Lk 9, 35) They accuse him of being a glutton and a drunkard, a friend besides of tax collectors and sinners.  But Jesus keeps on valuing every person and...

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Not just first aid

Not just first aid

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (C), July 14, 2013 – Dt 30, 10-14; Col 1, 1-20; Lk 10, 25-37 Learn the meaning of the words, “I desire mercy, not sacrifice (Mt 9, 13) James and John, impetuous and presumptuous—not unlike some of their modern counterparts—in thinking...

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Snake handling and more

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (C), July 7, 2013 – Is 66, 10-14c; Gal 6, 14-18; Lk 10, 1-12. 17-20 Father, into your hands I commend my spirit (Lk 23, 46) We suffer.  We are injured and we get hurt.  We are not exempt from afflictions and infirmities.  We are old...

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