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  • Sunday Mass Reading Resources 09-14-2014

    Sorry this is coming out later in the day than usual but, hey, the post and contents are good for the rest of the week anyway   I got caught up earlier today writing about a post I saw on Facebook that led to my blog post “Did Pope Francis Declare Lucifer God?” At any …

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  • Did Pope Francis Declare Lucifer God?

      I have not been posting much lately as all my posting energy has been focused on the Abbey Faith & Music Fest but I saw this the other day and just had to do a quick post. A video has been making the rounds on the Internet that claims to have proof that the …

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  • Sunday Mass Reading Resources 09-07-2014

    So you have a friend, a family member, who is clearly doing something wrong. They are doing something you know clearly puts them out of communion with God, and/or his people. You know you should speak up but are uncomfortable. The popular, if overly misused and abused phrase of “don’t judge me” is ringing through your …

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  • Sunday Mass Reading Resources 08-31-2014

    “Get behind me, Satan! You are an obstacle to me. You are thinking not as God does, but as human beings do.” Wow, sitting here early Sunday morning sipping coffee and trying to wake up this sentence from Christ to Peter in today’s Gospel reading (Mathew 16:21-27) did more to wake me than my morning …

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  • Sunday Mass Reading Resources 08-24-2014

    “Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah. For flesh and blood has not revealed this to you, but my heavenly Father. And so I say to you, you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church, and the gates of the netherworld shall not prevail against it. I will give you the …

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  • Sunday Mass Reading Resources 08-17-2014

    Persistence and God’s rich mercy for all, no matter where you come from, who you are, what you’ve done. Today’s readings are rich in showing God’s mercy for all. In the Gospel reading we find a persistent Canaanite woman seeking Christ’s help for her daughter. She is persistent in her pursuit of our Lord’s favor …

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  • Sunday Mass Reading Resources 08-10-2014

    This morning we find Jesus coming to the apostles walking on the windswept water. Peter, in a moment of faith takes up Jesus call and steps out on the water himself. But confronted with the turbulence of the sea, he quickly loses faith and begins to sink. Panicking he cries out to Christ who, in …

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  • Sunday Mass Readings Resources 08-03-2014

    “They all ate and were satisfied” Sitting here in the early morning sipping a cup of coffee before the rest of the family reflecting on the hustle and bustle of the week ahead I am reminded of hunger. Not the kind that has me rummaging through the fridge, though I certainly have had that. No, instead of …

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  • Sunday Mass Reading Resources 07-27-2014

    “The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure buried in a field, which a person finds and hides again, and out of joy goes and sells all that he has and buys that field.” – from Mathew 13 In today’s Gospel we here repeatedly how the Kingdom of Heaven, is desirable above all riches. In …

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  • Sunday Mass Readings Resources 07-20-2014

    This Sunday morning we are greeted with the parable of the wheat and the weeds. In it Christ is the sower of seeds, setting in our hearts wheat which brings life and sustenance while the evil one sows weeds. In the parable we see Gods loving patience, staying His hand in cutting down the weeds. …

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