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Gospel Reflections

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The Game Plan

Fourth Sunday of Advent-Cycle A My Dear Friends in Christ, We have come to the final Sunday of Advent, and thus the beginning of the final week of preparation for the coming of the Savior at Christmas. We have entered the drama of these fo...
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The Joy of Advent

Third Sunday of Advent-Cycle A My Dear Friends in Christ, Today we celebrate the Third Sunday of Advent, traditionally known as Gaudete Sunday. “Gaudete” comes from the Latin word “gaudium,” meaning joy, gladness or delight. And so th...
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The Rescue Mission

First Sunday of Advent-Cycle A My Dear Friends in Christ, Last weekend our liturgical year culminated with the celebration of the Feast of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe. There we saw that the King we proclaim is unlike any ot...
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The King of Hearts

The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe-Cycle C My Dear Friends in Christ, Division is an illness that has plagued human society nearly from the beginning. One need not make it more than three chapters into Sacred...
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Remembering Justice

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Cycle C Justice. Social Justice. Terms that have exponentially grown in popularity and that we hear much about in our world today. Over the past year there have been many campaigns taken up by various groups...
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Pentecost: Restoring Unity in Diversity

Pentecost Sunday My dear friends in Christ, Today’s celebration of Pentecost marks the culmination of the Church’s celebration of the Easter Season. The celebration begun at the Easter Vigil now finds its completion in the descent of the H...
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Do Whatever He Tells You

Second Sunday of Ordinary Time-Cycle C My Dear Friends in Christ, This year the Church follows the “C” cycle of readings for its Sunday Eucharistic Liturgies. Accordingly, we have the special grace this year of being presented in three con...
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Understanding Christmas Through Mary

Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God-January 1 My Dear Friends in Christ, With many of the Christmas trees waiting to be or already having been picked up curbside, we may be tempted to think that the Christmas Season has...
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