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Written on May, 20, 2016 by in , | Comments Off on May 22nd, Holy Trinity Sunday

Reading 1 – Proverbs 8:22-31 Psalm – Psalm 8:4-9 Reading 2 – Romans 5:1-5 Gospel – John 16:12-15 Begotten Not Made | Word on Fire Today the Church celebrates the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity. The Nicene Creed articulates the mystery of the Trinity with the wonderful phrase “begotten not made,” meaning that the Son is not a creature… Click below to hear …

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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, 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 Apr, 03, 2016 by in | Comments Off on April 3rd, Second Week of Easter: Divine Mercy Sunday

Mass Readings Reading 1 – Acts 5:12-16 Psalm – Psalm 118:2-24 Reading 2 – Revelation 1:9-19 Gospel – John 20:19-31 Peter, John, and Thomas | Word on Fire Our wonderful readings for the second Sunday of Easter speak to us of three apostle, who were three pillars . . .Click below to hear the entire homily! http://www.wordonfire.org/resources/homily/peter-john-and-thomas/5117/

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Written on Mar, 13, 2016 by in | Comments Off on March 13th Fifth Week of Lent

Misery and Mercy | Word on Fire n this week’s Gospel, we hear the story of the woman caught in adultery, a tale that has beguiled Christians and non-Christians for two millennia. The story displays our constant temptation to use knowledge of God’s law to hurt others, not to liberate them. We gossip, we scapegoat, we blame—and we convince ourselves that …

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Written on Jan, 17, 2016 by in | Comments Off on January 17th, Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Mass Readings Reading 1 – Isaiah 62:1-5 Psalm – Psalm 96:1-10 Reading 2 – 1 Corinthians 12:4-11 Gospel – John 2:1-11 The First of the Signs | Word on Fire The communion of humanity and divinity in Christ’s divine person can be likened to a marriage. Sin effects a kind of divorce between God and humanity, a break up of the marriage of …

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Written on Nov, 21, 2015 by in , | Comments Off on November 22nd, Solemnity: Christ the King

Mass Readings Reading 1 – Daniel 7:13-14 Psalm – Psalm 93:1-5 Reading 2 – Revelation 1:5-8 Gospel – John 18:33-37 What Does it Mean to Say that Christ is King? | Word on Fire The liturgical year ends with the feast of Christ the King. This day reminds us what the Christian thing is all about: that Jesus really is the king, the …

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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, 16, 2015 by in | Comments Off on May 17th, Seventh Week of Easter

Acts 1:15-17, 20-26 Psalms 103:1-2, 11-12, 19-20 1 John 4:11-16 John 17:11-19 Today’s First Reading begins by giving us a time-frame—the events take place during the days between Christ’s ascension and Pentecost. We’re at the same point in our liturgical year. On Thursday we celebrated His being taken up in glory, and next Sunday we will celebrate His sending of …

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