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All Saints and All Souls

All Saints and All Souls

| October 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

All Saints is the feast honoring all of the saints of the Church.

All Souls Day is the commemoration of all the faithfully departed.

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Daily Scriptures: October 14 – October 28

Daily Scriptures: October 14 – October 28

| October 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sunday, Oct. 14
28th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Wisdom 7:7-11
Hebrews 4:12-13
Mark 10:17-30

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What’s holding you back from following Jesus today?

What’s holding you back from following Jesus today?

| Deacon Manuel Gomez | October 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Our human way of thinking is not God’s way of thinking. Take our Gospel reading for Sunday: A young man approaches Jesus and asks him, “What must I do to inherit eternal life.”

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Daily Scriptures: September 30 – October 14

Daily Scriptures: September 30 – October 14

| September 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sunday, Sept. 30
26th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Numbers 11:25-29
James 5:1-6
Mark 9:39-43, 45, 47-48

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Working to reach our true potential as Catholics

Working to reach our true potential as Catholics

| Deacon Jake Greiner | September 26, 2012 | 1 Comment

We spend a lot of time thinking and talking about the future. We look at our gifts and abilities, reflect on our experiences and try to think what is truly possible. In other words, we look at the present in order to understand what the future may hold — what our true potential may be.

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What does it take to cultivate a spirituality of stewardship?

What does it take to cultivate a spirituality of stewardship?

| September 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

To get at the spiritual root of something is to go back to its original reality — in this case, to discover the essence of stewardship. Catholic spirituality has real meaning in our lives and the lives of others because we connect to the source of that meaning, Jesus Christ and his church.

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Daily Scriptures: September 16 – September 30

Daily Scriptures: September 16 – September 30

| September 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sunday, Sept. 16
24th Sunday in ordinary time
Isaiah 50:5-9a
James 2:14-18
Mark 8:27-35

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Who do you say Jesus is?

Who do you say Jesus is?

| Deacon Brian Park | September 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

“Jesus and his disciples set out for the villages of Caesarea Philippi. Along the way he asked his disciples, ‘Who do people say that I am?’ They said in reply, ‘John the Baptist, others Elijah, still others one of the prophets.’ And he asked them, ‘But who do you say that I am?’”

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Daily Scriptures: September 2 – September 16, 2012

Daily Scriptures: September 2 – September 16, 2012

| September 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sunday, Sept. 2
22nd Sunday in ordinary time
Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-8
James 1:17-18, 21b-22, 27
Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23

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We must be ‘doers of the word,’ even at difficult times

We must be ‘doers of the word,’ even at difficult times

| Deacon Luke Marquard | August 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Near the beginning of “Render Unto Caesar,” Archbishop Charles Chaput makes a claim that has remained strong in my mind in the years since I read it — a claim we hear echoed in the current teaching from the bishops of the United States, including our own faithful shepherd.

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Daily Scriptures: August 19 – September 2, 2012

Daily Scriptures: August 19 – September 2, 2012

| August 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sunday, Aug. 19
20th Sunday in ordinary time
Proverbs 9:1-6
Ephesians 5:15-20
John 6:51-58

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Church can teach us about the art of ‘wise hospitality’

Church can teach us about the art of ‘wise hospitality’

| Deacon Andrew Jaspers | August 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

This Sunday’s first reading about Wisdom from the Book of Proverbs (9:1-6) opens our ears and minds to the meaning of Sunday’s Gospel.

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