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January 14, 2011 By Father Timothy Schehr  Second Sunday in Ordinary Time: Isaiah 49:3-6; 1 Corinthians 1:1-3; John 1:29-34 What did Jesus look like? The answer to that question seems obvious. We have all seen plenty of representations the Lord. We have seen the Lord in paintings, church windows and

Wednesday, October 27, 2010 By Father Timothy Schehr  Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time: Wisdom 11:22-12:2; 2 Thessalonians 1:11-2:2; Luke 19:1-10 There’s a pattern in recent Sunday Gospels: Jesus makes spiritual models of the most unlikely people. Two weeks ago it was a widow persistent enough to gain a hearing from

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 By Father Timothy Schehr Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Sirach 35:12-18; 2 Timothy 4:6-18; Luke 18:9-14 Last week in the Gospel we heard about a judge who looked down on everyone. It seems Jesus is not yet finished making lessons from difficult people; in this Sunday’s

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 By Father Timothy Schehr Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Exodus 17:8-13; 2 Timothy 3:14-4:2; Luke 18:1-8 If we want something badly enough we will go to great lengths to get it. In the readings for this Sunday Jesus wants us to be just that way when

Wednesday, October 6, 2010 By Father Timothy Schehr Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time: 2 Kings 5:14-17; 2 Timothy 2:8-13; Luke 17:11-19 In last Sunday’s Gospel the disciples learned that the smallest bit of faith can lead to great things. This Sunday’s Gospel shows such faith in action. Jesus is on His

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 By Father Timothy Schehr Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time: Habakkuk 1:2-2:4; 2 Timothy 1:6-14; Luke 17:5-10 Mustard seeds and mulberry trees. Is there any connection? We can be sure if Jesus brings such disparate things together they must serve in some way to teach a lesson

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 By Father Timothy Schehr Seventeenth Sunday of Ordinary Time: Genesis 18:20-32; Colossians 2:12-14; Luke 11:1-13 How do we think of God? One may think of God as a conductor, making beautiful music out of the stuff of creation. A child may think of God as an

Wednesday, July 7, 2010 By Father Timothy Schehr Fifteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time: Deuteronomy 30:10-14; Colossians 1:15-20; Luke 10:25-37 Deuteronomy. Now that is a name to be taken seriously. Deuteronomy is the fifth book of the Bible; it is also the final book of the Torah, the Law of Moses.

Wednesday, April 21, 2010 By Father Timothy Schehr Fourth Sunday of Easter: Acts 13:14, 43-52; Revelation 7:9-17; John 10:27-30 Here’s a good Bible question to think about: What image for God is so popular we find it in the Bible from beginning to end? The answer: God as Shepherd. The second

Wednesday, April 14, 2010 By Father Timothy Schehr Third Sunday of Easter: Acts 5:27-41; Revelation 5:11-14; John 21:1-19 In last Sunday’s Gospel Thomas the Apostle experienced firsthand the forgiveness of the Risen Lord. In this Sunday’s Gospel it is Peter’s turn to experience forgiveness from the Risen Lord. The last