Living the Gospel

Jun
26

Living the Gospel – June 28, 2020

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You are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation; announce the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light. 1Pt 2:9 Jesus had a wonderful way to share his insights as we hear in today’s Gospel when he shared themes within Hebrew scripture that…

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Jun
19

Living the Gospel – June 21, 2020

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ARE YOU READY?? This Sunday returns the Church to its regular Sundays of Ordinary Time. Although the Easter Season concluded with the end of evening prayer on the feast of Pentecost, we have celebrated two great feasts on the Sundays between Pentecost and today: Trinity Sunday and the Feast of…

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Jun
12

Living the Gospel – June 14, 2020

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Compassion is hands on. I cannot walk the walk of a Christian if I swaddle myself in pink cotton to keep safe from all harm. Life is down and dirty. I am vulnerable and if I dig into life, I will get hurt. But that is part and parcel to…

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Jun
5

Living the Gospel – June 7, 2020

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You may have recently seen the photo and story on Facebook of a woman with a police man. Helena was caught stealing in the supermarket and the police were called to arrest her. The surprise of all is when the policeman arrived at the scene and asked her what she…

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May
29

Living the Gospel – May 31, 2020

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The reason for the existence of the Holy Spirit has long been a question mark in my mind. I am aware of God the Father as creator of all things. I am aware that Jesus was sent down to us to take away the sin of Adam and Eve by…

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May
22

Living the Gospel – May 24, 2020

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Christ in us be Glorified; Christ in us be lifted high; Let His love in us be shown and His praises be known; Let Christ be Glorified with every song we sing And praises that we bring. Let Christ be Glorified In the service that we give and the lives…

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May
17

Living the Gospel – May 17, 2020

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We have 3 very powerful readings today, but the second reading – 1 Peter 3:15-18 – was the one that stood out to me the most. It is a verse I have read and heard many times but it seems very fitting in the chaos/”new normal” we are all experiencing…

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May
8

Living the Gospel – May 10, 2020

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Do not let your hearts be troubled. You have faith in God; have faith also in me. In my Father’s house there are many dwelling places. If there were not, would I have told you that I am going to prepare a place for you? Many years ago, when I…

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May
1

Living the Gospel – May 3, 2020

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Jesus always meets a person where that person is. He accepts the person where he/she is at. Thus He spoke to the Jewish people in terms they were very familiar with: Sheep, shepherds, and the identifying “I AM!” Sheep follow their shepherd, run from a strange voice. The shepherd cares…

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Apr
24

Living the Gospel – April 26, 2020

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In the time of Jesus, the road to Emmaus was one that led to a city of worldly pleasures and the many opportunities to satisfy wanton desires. The disciples were filled with bitter disappointment; their Messiah had been publicly crucified, taking their dreams and hopes of a new leader with…

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