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Word to Life — Sunday Scripture readings, July 23, 2017

July 23, Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time       Cycle A. Readings:      1) Wisdom 12:13, 16-19      Psalm 86:5-6, 9-10, 15-16      2) Romans 8:26-27      Gospel: Matthew 13:24-33   By Sharon K. Perkins Catholic News … Continue reading

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Word to Life — Sunday Scripture readings, July 16, 2017

  July 16, Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time       Cycle A. Readings:       1) Isaiah 55:10-11       Psalm 65:10-14       2) Romans 8:18-23       Gospel: Matthew 13:1-23   By Jeff Hedglen Catholic News Service It seems as though every time … Continue reading

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Word to Life — Sunday Scripture readings, July 9, 2017

The Scriptures this weekend contain a familiar, but difficult text. “Take my yoke upon you,” Jesus says. “For my yoke is easy and my burden light.” Continue reading

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Word to Life — Sunday Scripture readings, July 2, 2017

July 2, Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time       Cycle A. Readings:       1) 2 Kings 4:8-11, 14-16a       Psalm 89:2-3, 16-19       2) Romans 6:3-4, 8-11       Gospel: Matthew 10:37-42   By Beverly Corzine Catholic News Service One winter morning I awoke … Continue reading

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Word to Life — Sunday Scripture readings, June 25, 2017

June 25, Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time        Cycle A. Readings       1) Jeremiah 20:10-13       Psalm 69:8-10, 14, 17, 33-35       2) Romans 5:12-15       Gospel: Matthew 10:26-33   By Beverly Corzine Catholic News Service By mid-June, school vacation … Continue reading

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Word to Life — Sunday Scripture readings, June 18, 2017

  June 18, Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi)       Cycle A. Readings:       1) Deuteronomy 8:2-3, 14b-16a       Psalm 147:12-15, 19-20       2) 1 Corinthians 10:16-17       Gospel: John 6:51-58   By Jeff Hedglen Catholic … Continue reading

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Word to Life — Sunday Scripture readings, June 11, 2017

June 11, Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity       Cycle A. Readings:       1) Exodus 34:4b-6, 8-9       Psalm: Daniel 3:52-56       2) 2 Corinthians 13:11-13       Gospel: John 3:16-18   By Jeff Hedglen Catholic News Service Years ago I … Continue reading

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Word to Life — Sunday Scripture readings, June 4, 2017

June 4, Pentecost Sunday       Cycle A. Readings:      1) Acts 2:1-11       Psalm 104:1, 24, 29-31, 34       2) 1 Corinthians 12:3b-7, 12-13       Gospel: John 20:19-23 By Dan Luby Catholic News Service Tornado season is part of the … Continue reading

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Word to Life — Sunday Scripture readings, May 28, 2017

I’ve had the privilege of being present when two of my nephews were commissioned as Marine officers. They had been through months of rigorous academic, physical and leadership training, and it was a proud moment for their parents when the new officers, resplendent in their “dress blues,” received their second-lieutenant pins. Continue reading

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Word to Life — Sunday Scripture readings, May 21, 2017

I was 19 when my cousin came to live with my family. He was just out of the Marines. He was not doing very well and was lost in many ways. When we were children we had been close, but it had been a few years since we had seen each other, and trying to re-establish our friendship was hard.

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