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Written on May, 17, 2016 by in , | Comments Off on May 15th, Pentacost

Reading 1 – Acts 2:1-11 Psalm – Psalm 104:1-34 Reading 2 – 1 Corinthians 12:3-13 Gospel – John 20:19-23 The Holy Spirit and Mission | Word on Fire Today we celebrate the great feast of Pentecost, one of the truly great moments in the life of the Church. The Holy Spirit comes to give… Click below to hear the entire homily. http://www.wordonfire.org/resources/homily/the-holy-spirit- . . .

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Written on May, 10, 2016 by in , | Comments Off on May 8th, Solemnity: The Ascension of Jesus

Mass Readings Reading 1 – Acts 1:1-11 Psalm – Psalm 47:2-9 Reading 2 – Ephesians 1:17-23 Gospel – Luke 24:46-53 The Ascension of Jesus | Word on Fire Too often we read the Ascension as the moment when Jesus “went away,” when he left us on our own … Click below to hear the entire homily! http://www.wordonfire.org/resources/homily/the-ascension-of-jesus/5151/

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Written on Apr, 30, 2016 by in | Comments Off on May 1st, Sixth Week of Easter

Mass Readings Reading 1 – Acts 15:1-29 Psalm – Psalm 67:2-8 Reading 2 – Revelation 21:10-23 Gospel – John 14:23-29 The Holy Spirit in the Life of the Church | Word on Fire The Church Catholic is a living thing; an organism rather than an organization. Therefore, it is continually moving, changing, adapting, reacting, answering new questions, and responding to new challenges. That’s what we see …

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Written on Apr, 21, 2016 by in | Comments Off on April 24th, Fifth Week of Easter

Mass Readings Reading 1 – Acts 14:21-27 Psalm – Psalm 145:8-13 Reading 2 – Revelation 21:1-5 Gospel – John 13:31-35 New Heavens, New Earth | Word on Fire Throughout the Easter season, we’ve had the privilege of reading from the book of Revelation, the final book . . .Click below to hear the entire homily! http://www.wordonfire.org/resources/homily/new-heavens-new-earth/5141/ Pick one or more destinations: … Powered by  ShareThis Sign out | Opt out

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Written on Apr, 21, 2016 by in | Comments Off on April 17th, Fourth Week of Easter; Good Shepherd Sunday

Mass Readings Reading 1 – Acts 13:14, 43-52 Psalm – Psalm 100:1-5 Reading 2 – Revelation 7:9, 14-17 Gospel – John 10:27-30 The Good Shepherd | Word on Fire One of the most enduring and endearing images of Jesus is that of the good shepherd who guides and lays down . . . click below to hear the entire homily! http://www.wordonfire.org/resources/homily/the-good-shepherd/5140

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Written on Jan, 09, 2016 by in , | Comments Off on January 10th, Feast of the Baptism of the Lord

Mass Readings: Isaiah 40: 1-5, 9-11 Titus 2: 11-14, 3: 4-7 Luke 3: 15-16, 21-22 Vitae Spiritualis Ianua | Word on Fire The first Sacrament one can receive in the Church, Baptism, defines our relationship with Christ. In it, we are reborn as part of his mystical body, and are gifted the grace of God’s love. Baptism lays … Click …

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Written on May, 23, 2015 by in | Comments Off on May 24th, Pentecost!

Acts 2:1-11 Psalm 104:1,24,29-31,34 1 Corinthians 12:3-7,12-13 John 20:19-23 Pentecost and the Gift of Language | Word on Fire Today’s readings recount the unforgettable events of Pentecost. Language is our primary mode of communication . . . http://www.wordonfire.org/resources/homily/pentecost-and-th . . .

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Written on May, 09, 2015 by in , | Comments Off on May 10th, Sixth Week of Easter

Reading 1 – Acts 10: 25-26, 34-35, 44-48 Reading 2 – 1 John 4: 7-10 Gospel – John 15: 9-17 Every play has a director. The director doesn’t micromanage every little detail, the director, sees the big picture and creates the structure, the direction and ultimately – the meaning.  In the play that is YOUR life – who do you want that …

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Written on Apr, 24, 2015 by in , | Comments Off on April 26th, Fourth Week of Easter: Feast of The Good Shepherd

Reading 1 – Acts 4:8-12 Psalm – Psalm 118: 1, 8-9, 21-23, 26, 28-29 Reading 2 – 1 John 3:1-2 Gospel – John 10:11-18 Why does Jesus call himself, The Good Shepherd?  Listen to the podcast here: Word On Fire Jesus sums up a long Biblical tradition when he says “I am the good shepherd.” The prophets and the psalmist had yearned for …

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Written on Apr, 04, 2015 by in , | Comments Off on April 4th, Easter Vigil

Acts 10:34, 37-43 Psalms 118:1-2, 16-17, 22-23 Colossians 3:1-4 John 20:1-9 The tomb was empty. In the early morning darkness of that first Easter, there was only confusion for Mary Magdalene and the other disciples. But as the daylight spread, they saw the dawning of a new creation. At first they didn’t understand the Scripture, today’s Gospel tells us. We …

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