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Daily Scriptures: September 29 – October 13

Daily Scriptures: September 29 – October 13

| September 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sunday, Sept. 29
26th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Amos 6:1a, 4-7
1 Timothy 6:11-16
Luke 16:19-31

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Rediscover: The Saints

Rediscover: The Saints

| September 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

– Heavenly role models inspire our faith lives
– Saints: Thought determines action
– Local artist creates images of holy men and women for seminary, NET
– Saints, sinners and baby names
– Father Keating to present second talk in Rediscover: Speakers Series

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Q&A – Rules for a crucifix at Mass and how far does forgiveness go?

Q&A – Rules for a crucifix at Mass and how far does forgiveness go?

| September 26, 2013 | 2 Comments

What is the rule? Where should the crucifix be in a Catholic church? (And also, why do Protestant churches have only a bare cross, while Catholic churches show Christ’s body on the cross?)

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What we can learn from Lazarus and the rich man

What we can learn from Lazarus and the rich man

| Deacon Mitchell Bechtold | September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

This Sunday we hear the Gospel story of “Lazarus and the Rich Man.” There is a pity which ought to well up in each of our hearts for both Lazarus and the rich man: Lazarus in his suffering and the rich man in his. Yet, it is Lazarus who is our model.

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Pope Francis celebrates the Church as loving ‘mamma’

Pope Francis celebrates the Church as loving ‘mamma’

| Francis X. Rocca | September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis gave pilgrims attending his weekly public audience Sept. 11 what he called a “homework assignment” to find out the date they were baptized and celebrate it every year.

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Daily Scriptures: September 15 – September 29

Daily Scriptures: September 15 – September 29

| September 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sunday, Sept. 15
24th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Exodus 32:7-11, 13-14
1 Timothy 1:12-17
Luke 15:1-32

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Rediscover: How to pray

Rediscover: How to pray

| September 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

– How to pray
– The routine within the routine
– Teacher takes cue from Apostles: ‘Lord, teach us to pray’
– Ancient words for speechless moments
– ‘Redescubre’

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Seeking Answers

Seeking Answers

| Father Michael Schmitz | September 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Q. Am I called to accept everyone? What does that mean? How can I be accepting if someone chooses to act in a way that I find, well, unacceptable?

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Lost but found: Parables reveal depth of God’s love

Lost but found: Parables reveal depth of God’s love

| Deacon Bruce Anderson | September 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

In the final parable of the Gospel, we hear of the prodigal son. The love that the father gives to the son shows us the depth of the love that God has for each one of us.

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Matthew’s Gospel is excellent ‘textbook’ on Jesus’ teachings

Matthew’s Gospel is excellent ‘textbook’ on Jesus’ teachings

| Father Michael Van Sloun | September 11, 2013 | 1 Comment

St. Matthew was a tax collector who became an apostle in response to Jesus’ invitation, ‘Follow me.’ He was also an evangelist whose Gospel was intended for a Jewish-Christian audience.

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Daily Scriptures: September 1 – September 15, 2013

Daily Scriptures: September 1 – September 15, 2013

| September 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sunday, Sept. 1
22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Sirach 3:17-18, 20, 28-29
Hebrews 12:18-19, 22-24a
Luke 14:1, 7-14

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Rediscover: Prayer

Rediscover: Prayer

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

– ‘Prayer isn’t a cosmic vending machine’
– Crashed ice: Where hockey dream ends, faith begins
– How do your best days begin?
– What is prayer? Why should I pray?

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