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Faith and Works—Twenty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle B)

Isaiah 50:5–9a; James 2:14–18; Mark 8:27–35 Our epistle reading comes from James and is one of the well known statements in scripture on faith and works. Sacred Tradition attributes this letter to the apostle James the Less, son of Alpheus … Continue reading

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Baptism of the Lord—Cycle B

Isaiah 55:1–11; 1 John 5:1–9; Mark 1:7–11 Have you ever had the experience of having someone you greatly admire coming up to you and telling you how much they admire you? Someone whose opinion and judgment you hold in great … Continue reading

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The Fire of the Spirit—Pentecost (Cycle A)

Acts 2:1–11; 1 Cor. 12: 3b–7, 12–13; John 20:19–23 The feast of Pentecost commemorates, for Christians, the descent of the Holy Spirit on the Apostles, the Paraclete who would remind the Apostles of all that Jesus taught them. However, this … Continue reading

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Baptism of the Lord—Cycle A

Isaiah 42:1–4, 6–7; Acts 10:34–38; Matthew 3:13–17 Last week, we celebrated the Feast of the Epiphany. The scriptural context of our celebration was the visit of the Magi to the house of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph some time after Jesus … Continue reading

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