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Notes from Nancy

August 2020

Aug 25

The 22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time

This week we celebrate the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time. To be transformed – what does it mean in our lives?  Do we only live for ourselves and our own selfish ways or are we willing to give up things for the sake of the Kingdom?  Jesus was trying to share the message with the disciples that He was sent to share the “Good...
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Aug 19

The 21st Sunday of Ordinary Time

This week we celebrate the 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time. Matthew’s Gospel is the basis for the succession of popes – Jesus’ words, “…you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church…” are often used to remind us that Peter, known as Rock, was to lead the apostles and disciples.  There is...
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Aug 13

The 20th Sunday of Ordinary Time

This week we celebrate the 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time. In Matthew’s Gospel we hear Jesus, at first, ignoring the plea of the Canaanite woman to help her.  After her persistence, Jesus recognizes her intense faith and grants the answer to her prayers – to heal her daughter.  The First Reading exemplifies people joining...
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Aug 4

The 19th Sunday of Ordinary Time

This week we celebrate the 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time. Where do we “hear” God?  In the whisper as Elijah did? In the disciples realization that Jesus was “Truly,…the Son of God” or in the word or example of a saint, author like Thomas Merton, or Scripture? Each one of us has the courage to meet God when we...
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Notes from Nancy

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