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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 Aug, 07, 2015 by in | Comments Off on August 9th, Nineteenth Week of Ordinary Time

Reading 1 – 1 Kings 19:4-8 Psalm – Psalm 34:2-9 Reading 2 – Ephesians 4:30-52 Gospel – John 6:41-51 Spiritual Food | Word on Fire In our first reading today, Elijah is dejected and requests that the Lord take his life. But an angel touches him and orders him to get up and eat. Strengthened by food, he journeys to the mountain of …

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Written on Jul, 17, 2015 by in | Comments Off on July 19th, Sixteenth Week of Ordinary Time

Looking for a Shepherd | Word on Fire In today’s first reading, God announces that he himself will shepherd his people. Yet a few sentences later, he suggests that he will raise up a righteous human king to reign and govern wisely. So which is it – will God become king or will he establish a human king? The answer, …

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Written on Mar, 15, 2015 by in | Comments Off on March 15th, Fourth Week of Lent

2 Chronicles 36:14-17, 19-23 Psalm 137:1-6 Ephesians 2:4-10 John 3:14-21 The Sunday readings in Lent have been showing us the high points of salvation history – God’s covenant with creation in the time of Noah; His promises to Abraham; the law He gave to Israel at Sinai. In today’s First Reading, we hear of the destruction of the kingdom established …

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