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September 2020

Sep 22

The 26th Sunday of Ordinary Time

This week we celebrate the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time. Jesus’ parable in Matthew’s Gospel highlights Jesus’ response to His authority that the religious establishment is questioning.  Which son would each one of us be in response to Jesus’ question?  Are we submissive and then walk away without complying with...
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Sep 16

The 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time

This week we celebrate the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time.  The Parable in today’s Gospel can bring about a sense of envy or unfairness for many people.  There are two concepts:  working and being paid for the time worked & generosity in treating all as equal.  Which would we prefer to receive from God when our time...
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Sep 16

The 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time

This week we celebrate the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time.  “Forgive your neighbor’s injustice; then when you pray, your own sins will be forgiven” – these words from the Book of Sirach give us food for thought.  We are called to forgive each other. The fire of anger within damages ourselves by dwelling on what...
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Sep 1

The 23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time

This week we celebrate the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time.  Conflict seems to be everywhere.  Jesus tells us to keep forgiving over and over again.  It is a difficult thing to do.  Take time & reflect on the words of Archbishop Oscar Romero: Peace is not the product of terror or fear. Peace is not the silence of...
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Notes from Nancy

Thoughts and announcements from our Pastoral Director, Nancy Woodcock. Please leave any questions in the comments.