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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 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 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 Dec, 20, 2014 by in | Comments Off on December 21st, Fourth Week of Advent

2 Samuel 7:1-5, 8-11,16 Psalm 89:2-5,27,29 Romans 16:25-27 Luke 1:26-38 What is announced to Mary in today’s Gospel is the revelation of all that the prophets had spoken. It is, as Paul declares in today’s Epistle, the mystery kept secret since before the foundation of the world (see Ephesians 1:9; 3:3-9). Mary is the virgin prophesied to bear a son …

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Written on Nov, 28, 2014 by in | Comments Off on Decorate the Church!

Please come and celebrate the beginning of Advent! Advent is a time of waiting, of changing things around, making room for decorations, a tree and most importantly – making room for Holy Spirit to enter into our minds, our hearts and our bodies – helping us to make room for the coming of the Messiah. Remember always – you are …

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Written on Jun, 15, 2014 by in | Comments Off on The Most Holy Trinity

Exodus 34:4-6, 8-9 Daniel 3:52-56 2 Corinthians 13:11-13 John 3:16-18 We often begin Mass with the prayer from today’s Epistle: “The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with all of you.” We praise the God who has revealed himself as a Trinity, a communion of persons. Communion …

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Written on Jun, 07, 2014 by in | Comments Off on June 7th, Pentecost

Genesis 11:1-9 Or Exodus9:3-8a, 16-20b Or Ezekiel 37:1-14 Or Joel 3:1-5 Roman 8:22-27 John 7:37-39 Prayer to the Holy Spirit Come, Holy Spirit, breathe down upon our troubled world. Shake the tired foundations of our crumbling institutions. Break the rules that keep you out of all our sacred spaces,and from the dust and rubble, gather up the seedlings of a …

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