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The Imitation Game

https://youtu.be/36h-QSIp6bQ On this 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time, St. Paul calls us to be imitators of him as he is an imitator of Christ. As Tony explains, by doing so, Paul is drawing from the ethics of the ancient world, which placed imi...
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The Baptist’s Lesson-Part 1

https://youtu.be/GlsJR4RA6Uc On this Second Sunday of Advent, we hear a shocking message and meet a no less shocking figure. The first is made by St. Mark the Evangelist and the second is St. John the Baptist. As Tony explains, when taken t...
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Traveling by the Light of Virtue

https://youtu.be/0DOIVNoXW60 On this 32nd Sunday of Ordinary Time Jesus teaches us through the parable of the ten virgins. As Tony Crescio explains, through this imagery, Jesus is teaching us the importance of keeping our lives lit with His...
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December 19: O Root of Jesse

O flower of Jesse’s stem, you have been raised up as a sign for all peoples; kings stand silent in your presence; the nations bow down in Worship before you. Come, let nothing keep you from coming to our aid (Christian Prayer, 124). In this r...
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Mary: A Woman of the Word

Happy Memorial of Our Lady of the Rosary! “Do whatever he tells you” (John 2:5). With this short statement, Mary gives us the Christian program for life, a regiment which she had followed very closely, not only after giving birth to the Son o...
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Travelling by the Light of Virtue

Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time: November 8, 2020 My Dear Friends in Christ, With the celebration of the Thirty-second Sunday of Ordinary Time, we find ourselves just two weeks away from the celebration of the Solemnity of Our Lord J...
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Solemnity of All Saints: Striving for Happiness

Solemnity of All Saints: November 1 My Dear Friends in Christ, Today the Church celebrates the Solemnity of All Saints. In doing so, the Church, together with Christ, wishes to remind us of the goal toward which we strive as Christians as ...
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