Living the Gospel

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Living the Gospel – July 14, 2019

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Wow, I read the Gospel and re-read it. This verse is one that we all need to read and understand. What must I do to inherit eternal life? This question rings to all who are Interested in eternal life. When I was younger and much less interested in the gospel,…

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Jul
6

Living the Gospel – July 7, 2019

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“At that time the Lord appointed Seventy-Two others whom he sent ahead of him in pairs to every town and place that he intended to visit.” As the gospel of Luke unfolds, Jesus tells his disciples that the harvest is plentiful. Jesus simply sees people in need; he sees the…

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Jun
28

Living the Gospel – June 30, 2019

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“Brothers and sisters: For freedom, Christ set us free; so stand firm and do not submit again to the yoke of slavery.” I think it is easy for us to read that line and think “slavery doesn’t exist anymore” and keep on reading, but the slavery Paul was talking about…

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Jun
22

Living the Gospel – June 23, 2019

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The Little We Have is Enough In our Gospel story today, Jesus was able to use the little food that the disciples had to feed a great number of his followers. The disciples were amazed. How often do we feel that what we have is not enough to share with…

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Jun
14

OLPH Church Bulletin – June 16, 2019

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Church Bulletin – Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church June 16, 2019 Click on the above will bring up the PDF version.

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Jun
7

Living the Gospel – June 9, 2019

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Flowing like a River We usually think of the Holy Spirit as a rush of wind, or a snow white dove descending on the recipient. That’s the way we most often read about it in our Bibles. But I also love the image of the Holy Spirit being like water….

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May
31

Living the Gospel – June 2, 2019

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Our Gospel this morning speaks of forgiveness of sins and reminds me of a story that recently circulated on Facebook: “I was at the grocery store this morning and heard a loud crash and something shattering. Being nosy, I walked towards the sound and saw some people whispering and looking…

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May
24

Living the Gospel – May 26, 2019

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Jesus said to His disciples, whoever loves me will keep my word and the Father will love him and we will come to him and make our dwelling with him. The Holy Spirit whom the Father will send in my name will teach you everything and remind you of all…

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May
17

Living the Gospel – May 19, 2019

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Living the Gospel – May 19, 2019 In our First Reading for this liturgy, we hear the conclusion of a great experience of being on mission. Paul and Barnabas did some wonderful things, so wonderful that the people shouted that Zeus and Hermes, Greek gods were visiting them. The two…

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May
10

Living the Gospel – May 12, 2019

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“My sheep hear my voice; I know them, and they follow me” The story is told of a man who was traveling in the USSR. As he was traveling in the countryside, he saw two shepherds come together in the middle of the road. They had about 300 sheep between…

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