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July 2020

Jul 28

The 18th Sunday of Ordinary Time

This week we celebrate the 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The Miracle of the Loaves and Fishes in today’s Gospel speaks of feeding the “five thousand men, not counting women and children.”  The people interrupted Jesus’ attempt at a retreat.  “His heart was moved with pity for them and he cured their...
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Jul 21

The 17th sunday of Ordianry Time

This week we celebrate the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time. Have you ever wondered what gift you would ask of God, if given the chance?  In the First Reading, Solomon is asked by God, “Ask something of me and I will give it to you.”  Solomon’s response, “Give…an understanding heart to judge your people and...
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Jul 15

The 16th Sunday of Ordinary Time

This week we celebrate the 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time. Matthew’s Gospel utilizes the Parables of Jesus to touch our minds and hearts.  The image of ourselves as the seeds - planted, nurtured, harvested along with the weeds – gives us pause – we exist in a world filled with good and evil.  We choose how to live and...
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Jul 7

The 15th Sunday of Ordinary Time

This week we celebrate the 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time.  As we listen to the readings this week-end we can certainly relate to them at this time of year when crops are growing steadily, flowers are in abundance, vegetables are beginning to blossom, and fruit trees are exhibiting a variety of fruits that will be ready for picking soon. We...
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Notes from Nancy

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