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Written on Jun, 11, 2016 by in | Comments Off on June 12, Eleventh Week of Ordinary Time

Mass Readings SM 12:7 – 10, 13 GAL 2:16, 19 – 21 LK 7:36 – 8:3 The Wages of Sin | Word on Fire In today’s first reading from 2 Samuel we learn about God’s dealings with David, the Israelite king who put . . . to hear the entire homily, click below! http://www.wordonfire.org/resources/homily/the-wages-of-sin/5177/

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Written on Jun, 27, 2015 by in | Comments Off on June 28th, 13th Week of Ordinary Time

Reading 1 – Wisdom 1:13-15, 2:23-24 Psalm – Psalm 30:2-13 Reading 2 – 2 Corinthians 8:7-15 Gospel – Mark 5:21-43   God Did Not Make Death | Word on Fire The Book of Wisdom offers us the strange assertion that God did not make death, but formed humanity to be imperishable. This revelation directs us towards the truth that death is much more …

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Written on Mar, 21, 2015 by in | Comments Off on March 22nd, Fifth Week of Lent

Jeremiah 31:31-34 Psalms 51:3-4, 12-13, 14-15 Hebrews 5:7-9 John 12:20-33   Our readings today are filled with anticipation. The days are coming, Jeremiah prophesies in today’s First Reading. The hour has come, Jesus says in the Gospel. The new covenant that God promised to Jeremiah is made in the “hour” of Jesus – in His death, resurrection, and ascension to …

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Written on Dec, 08, 2014 by in , | Comments Off on December 8th, Feast of the Immaculate Conception

On December 8, 1854, Pope Pius IX promulgated the infallible dogma of the Immaculate Conception. This ex cathedra statement made official the eternal sinlessness of Mary, showing that from the moment of the creation of her soul she was granted a unique grace from God to be excluded from the stain of original sin, enabling her to carry Jesus Christ …

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