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August 7, 2011 By Terrance Callan Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: 1 Kings 19:9a, 11-13a; Romans 9:1-5; Matthew 14:22-33 It is natural to avoid the things we fear and to reject what does not make sense to us. But sometimes we can only find God by confronting what frightens us

July 17, 2011 By Father Timothy Schehr Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Wisdom 12:13-19; Romans 8:26-27; Matthew 13:24-43 This Sunday we hear three parables about the kingdom of God. They build on each other, each one illuminating in its own way the kingdom’s presence and value. The first parable highlights

July 8, 2011 By Father Timothy P. Schehr Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Isaiah 55:10-11; Romans 8:18-23; Matthew 13:1-23 Every summer we see the miracle of life in the gardens around our homes. We plant seeds and if conditions are right the seeds do all the rest. In this Sunday’s

July 3, 2011 By Father Timothy Schehr Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Zechariah 9:9-10; Romans 8:9-13; Matthew 11:25-30. Are any of us feeling tired and weary? If so, Jesus invites us to come to Him for some rest. And why not accept His invitation? All of us from time to

March 29, 2011 By Sister Betty J. Lillie. SC Third Sunday of Lent: Exodus 17:3-7; Psalm 95:1-2, 6-9;  Romans 5:1-2, 5-8; John 4:5-42. A theme of seeking water to drink when people suffered from thirst works through our liturgical reading for this week. In the time of the Exodus the