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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, 29, 2015 by in | Comments Off on May 31st, Holy Trinity Sunday

Deuteronomy 4:32-34, 39-40 Psalm 33:4-6, 9, 18-20, 22 Romans 8:14-17 Matthew 28:16-20 The Trinity as Call to Action | Word on Fire It’s often joked that Trinity Sunday is “the preacher’s nightmare.” But while the Trinity can be viewed as the most arcane and inaccessible Christian doctrine, it’s also the most ordinary and obvious. Every Catholic invokes the Trinity whenever …

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Written on Apr, 18, 2015 by in | Comments Off on April 19th, Third Week of Easter

Readings: Acts 3:13-15, 17-19 Psalms 4:2, 4, 7-9 1 John 2:1-5 Luke 24:35-48 Jesus in today’s Gospel, teaches His apostles how to interpret the Scriptures. He tells them that all the Scriptures of what we now call the Old Testament refer to Him. He says that all the promises found in the Old Testament have been fulfilled in His passion, …

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Written on Feb, 28, 2015 by in | Comments Off on March 1st, Second Week of Lent

Genesis 22:1-2, 9-13, 15-18 Psalm 116:10, 15-19 Romans 8:31-34 Mark 9:2-10 The Lenten season continues with another story of testing. Last Sunday, we heard the trial of Jesus in the desert. In this week’s First Reading, we hear of how Abraham was put to the test. The Church has always read this story as a sign of God’s love for …

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Written on Feb, 22, 2015 by in | Comments Off on February 22, First Week of Lent

Genesis 9:8-15 Psalm 25:4-9 1 Peter 3:18-22 Mark 1:12-15 Lent bids us to return to the innocence of baptism. As Noah and his family were saved through the waters of the deluge, we were saved through the waters of baptism, Peter reminds us in today’s Epistle. And God’s covenant with Noah in today’s First Reading marked the start of a …

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Written on Aug, 08, 2014 by in | Comments Off on August 10th, 19th Week of Ordinary Time

1 Kings 19:9, 11-13 
 Psalm 85:9-14 
 Romans 9:1-5
 Matthew 14:22-33 How do we find God in the storms and struggles of our lives, in the trials we encounter in trying to do His will?

 God commands Elijah in today’s First Reading to stand on the mountain and await His passing by. And in the Gospel, Jesus makes the …

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