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December 5, 2021

Second Sunday of Advent

Mary Ellen

Green, OP

It’s construction time, folks, and we have to get going. Something’s happening. Someone’s coming into our lives and we’ll never be the same.

Mary Ellen

Green, OP

It’s construction time, folks, and we have to get going. Something’s happening. Someone’s coming into our lives and we’ll never be the same.
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November 28, 2021

First Sunday of Advent

Crista

Carrick Mahoney

Even in our tiredness, we can meet the world as it is with a posture of openness that will help wake us up and participate in the hope, peace, joy and love of this holy season of preparation.

Crista

Carrick Mahoney

Even in our tiredness, we can meet the world as it is with a posture of openness that will help wake us up and participate in the hope, peace, joy and love of this holy season of preparation.
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November 21, 2021

Solemnity of Christ the King

Jordan

Denari Duffner

Contrary to the notions of my Catholic school upbringing, I no longer envision Jesus’ kingdom as a place inhabited only by Christians. Instead, it’s populated by many of my Muslim friends and so many others—whether religious or not—whose lives contribute to the gradual building of a more compassionate, more just world.

Jordan

Denari Duffner

Contrary to the notions of my Catholic school upbringing, I no longer envision Jesus’ kingdom as a place inhabited only by Christians. Instead, it’s populated by many of my Muslim friends and so many others—whether religious or not—whose lives contribute to the gradual building of a more compassionate, more just world.
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November 14, 2021

Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Christa

Parra, IBVM

We are God’s beloved ones, God’s darlins’, called to “stand by” one another knowing that God always “stands by” us.

Christa

Parra, IBVM

We are God’s beloved ones, God’s darlins’, called to “stand by” one another knowing that God always “stands by” us.
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November 7, 2021

Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Phyllis

Zagano

You do not need to be a cleric or a teacher of the law or a millionaire to belong to the people of God. You are the people of God.

Phyllis

Zagano

You do not need to be a cleric or a teacher of the law or a millionaire to belong to the people of God. You are the people of God.
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November 1, 2021

Solemnity of All Saints

Yunuen

Trujillo

How can we know the Saints fully, if we don’t recognize those saints who are unknown, who come from sections of the population we consider “less than.”

Yunuen

Trujillo

How can we know the Saints fully, if we don’t recognize those saints who are unknown, who come from sections of the population we consider “less than.”
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October 31, 2021

Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time

Simone

Campbell, SSS

Let us have space for those who disagree and find our connections before the Divine together in a love that overflows all bounds.

Simone

Campbell, SSS

Let us have space for those who disagree and find our connections before the Divine together in a love that overflows all bounds.
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October 24, 2021

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Allison

Connelly-Vetter

Our sacred texts both create and reflect the world as we know it, and today, our texts remind us of our new and ancient call to be in right relationship with disabled people and all God’s creation.

Allison

Connelly-Vetter

Our sacred texts both create and reflect the world as we know it, and today, our texts remind us of our new and ancient call to be in right relationship with disabled people and all God’s creation.
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October 17, 2021

Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jocelyn A.

Sideco

His death, our own dying of our selves or our systems that oppress, can and does something. It LITERALLY liberates others.

Jocelyn A.

Sideco

His death, our own dying of our selves or our systems that oppress, can and does something. It LITERALLY liberates others.
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October 10, 2021

Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Karen

Gargamelli-McCreight

Pray for “wisdom”, that you may recognize and seek life’s true treasures: community, biodiversity, clean water, being an honest person, making music, dancing, laughter, reparations, mutual aid, wholeness, art, friendship.

Karen

Gargamelli-McCreight

Pray for “wisdom”, that you may recognize and seek life’s true treasures: community, biodiversity, clean water, being an honest person, making music, dancing, laughter, reparations, mutual aid, wholeness, art, friendship.
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October 3, 2021

Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sarah Attwood

Otto

Today’s readings make clear that our joy, as well as our salvation, is to be found in welcoming and being in relationship with each other.

Sarah Attwood

Otto

Today’s readings make clear that our joy, as well as our salvation, is to be found in welcoming and being in relationship with each other.
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September 26, 2021

Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jacqui

Rémond

Are we willing to change lifestyles so that we stop participating in systems that constantly fragment God’s interconnected creation and make real our commitment to God’s gift of life here on Earth?

Jacqui

Rémond

Are we willing to change lifestyles so that we stop participating in systems that constantly fragment God’s interconnected creation and make real our commitment to God’s gift of life here on Earth?
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September 19, 2021

Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Rose Marie

Berger

Today, all of us are living in a Great Transformation. The old is falling away. A new center is emerging. Let us draw one another close and find new ways of building that put Jesus’ foundational people at our center.

Rose Marie

Berger

Today, all of us are living in a Great Transformation. The old is falling away. A new center is emerging. Let us draw one another close and find new ways of building that put Jesus’ foundational people at our center.
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September 12, 2021

Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Mary C.

McGinnity

We are challenged then to look at our own suffering and the sufferings of others and address them – address them properly. We are asked to look deeper, see beneath illusions and act with love and care.

Mary C.

McGinnity

We are challenged then to look at our own suffering and the sufferings of others and address them – address them properly. We are asked to look deeper, see beneath illusions and act with love and care.
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September 5, 2021

Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Ann

Carr

To hear, to speak, to breathe. What does it mean for us to have our own grace filled, life transforming encounter with Jesus in this time of epochal change?

Ann

Carr

To hear, to speak, to breathe. What does it mean for us to have our own grace filled, life transforming encounter with Jesus in this time of epochal change?
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September 3, 2021

Feast of Saint Phoebe

Carolyn

Osiek, RSCJ

Phoebe is another woman silenced in the lectionary, but who was not so silent in her own context. She was a woman of influence: minister, deacon, and sponsor of one of the earliest churches.

Carolyn

Osiek, RSCJ

Phoebe is another woman silenced in the lectionary, but who was not so silent in her own context. She was a woman of influence: minister, deacon, and sponsor of one of the earliest churches.
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August 29, 2021

Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Lisa

Frey

How are we keepers of the fire? How are we adapting and reinterpreting the teaching for a new generation…in our home and in our church and in our nation?

Lisa

Frey

How are we keepers of the fire? How are we adapting and reinterpreting the teaching for a new generation…in our home and in our church and in our nation?
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August 22, 2021

Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time

Elise

Dubravec

The Eucharist goes beyond bread and wine, flesh and blood. It is a call to action and a statement of solidarity.

Elise

Dubravec

The Eucharist goes beyond bread and wine, flesh and blood. It is a call to action and a statement of solidarity.
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August 15, 2021

Solemnity of the Assumption of Mary

Molleen

Dupree-Dominguez

Alongside Miriam and Judith and Deborah, heroines of the Jewish tradition, today our Mary takes her place in an established lineage of rebel women who exercised their own power in order to accomplish the will of God.

Molleen

Dupree-Dominguez

Alongside Miriam and Judith and Deborah, heroines of the Jewish tradition, today our Mary takes her place in an established lineage of rebel women who exercised their own power in order to accomplish the will of God.
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August 8, 2021

Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Crystal

Catalan

We are all invited to the table to be compassion, to be forgiveness, to be love, and to be kindness to others.

Crystal

Catalan

We are all invited to the table to be compassion, to be forgiveness, to be love, and to be kindness to others.
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August 1, 2021

Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Lisa

Abad-Brown

This love is that eternal ingredient that Jesus very personally, and at great cost, comes to deliver to us right here in our very own history.

Lisa

Abad-Brown

This love is that eternal ingredient that Jesus very personally, and at great cost, comes to deliver to us right here in our very own history.
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July 25, 2021

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Ellen

Buelow

What does Jesus’ crowd have in common with our refugees? Did they want to flee the oppressive Roman rule of Israel? Did they struggle to feed their families?

Ellen

Buelow

What does Jesus’ crowd have in common with our refugees? Did they want to flee the oppressive Roman rule of Israel? Did they struggle to feed their families?
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July 22, 2021

Feast of Saint Mary of Magdala

Rita L.

Houlihan

We must preserve and pass on Mary Magdalene’s pivotal role in bringing the story of the Resurrection to us. If our bishops, cardinals, priests and pope cannot see her, can they see me, can they see you? Without her witness, where would we be?

Rita L.

Houlihan

We must preserve and pass on Mary Magdalene’s pivotal role in bringing the story of the Resurrection to us. If our bishops, cardinals, priests and pope cannot see her, can they see me, can they see you? Without her witness, where would we be?
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July 18, 2021

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jennifer

Berridge, CSJ

We are sheep and shepherd, ultimately listening to the one voice of the good and gentle shepherd who calls out to us so tenderly.

Jennifer

Berridge, CSJ

We are sheep and shepherd, ultimately listening to the one voice of the good and gentle shepherd who calls out to us so tenderly.
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July 11, 2021

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Natalie

Terry, M.Div.

Our authority is not in doctrine or canon or religious rule, it is in love. A transformative love that we embody and that we have the ability and responsibility to share.

Natalie

Terry, M.Div.

Our authority is not in doctrine or canon or religious rule, it is in love. A transformative love that we embody and that we have the ability and responsibility to share.
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July 4, 2021

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Emily

Southerton, MA

So when you are misunderstood just like Jesus in his hometown of Nazareth, and when you are asked, where does your authority come from? What will be your response?

Emily

Southerton, MA

So when you are misunderstood just like Jesus in his hometown of Nazareth, and when you are asked, where does your authority come from? What will be your response?
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June 27, 2021

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Bridget

Deegan-Krause, MDiv, BBC

So I say to you: Woman, get up! Bring it to the table: bring your joy, your pain, your blood, your sweat your tears. And preach to us.

Bridget

Deegan-Krause, MDiv, BBC

So I say to you: Woman, get up! Bring it to the table: bring your joy, your pain, your blood, your sweat your tears. And preach to us.
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June 20, 2021

Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Danielle

Vella

Ultimately, however, they hope not only in the mercy and compassion of God Almighty but also in the mercy and compassion of their fellow human beings. It is this hope that propels them to go on those boats, to risk dying to live.

Danielle

Vella

Ultimately, however, they hope not only in the mercy and compassion of God Almighty but also in the mercy and compassion of their fellow human beings. It is this hope that propels them to go on those boats, to risk dying to live.
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June 13, 2021

Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

Gina

Scaringella, OP

So, people of God, keep building! All of our efforts mean something. Ultimately, God is the one who will grow life, ever so patiently, from tiny seeds and little branches. So, plant the seed. Welcome the green leaves.

Gina

Scaringella, OP

So, people of God, keep building! All of our efforts mean something. Ultimately, God is the one who will grow life, ever so patiently, from tiny seeds and little branches. So, plant the seed. Welcome the green leaves.
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June 6, 2021

Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ

Celeste

Mueller, D.Min.

Let us pray every headline and every statistic with these words: This is my body, this is my blood.

Celeste

Mueller, D.Min.

Let us pray every headline and every statistic with these words: This is my body, this is my blood.
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May 30, 2021

Trinity Sunday

JoAnn Melina

Lopez

This is who God is. Tangible, Joyful, Hope-Filled, Liberating, Life-Giving, Fierce Love. This is who we are called to be.

JoAnn Melina

Lopez

This is who God is. Tangible, Joyful, Hope-Filled, Liberating, Life-Giving, Fierce Love. This is who we are called to be.
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May 23, 2021

Pentecost Sunday

Dr. Suzanne

Nawrocki

A love that can’t be diminished, or play favorites, a love that is free and accessible. We are reminded of that love today because today is Pentecost!

Dr. Suzanne

Nawrocki

A love that can’t be diminished, or play favorites, a love that is free and accessible. We are reminded of that love today because today is Pentecost!
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May 16, 2021

Solemnity of the Ascension

Megan

Effron

Nothing—not even a global pandemic—can take away our baptism. Nothing can separate us from the love of Christ Jesus.

Megan

Effron

Nothing—not even a global pandemic—can take away our baptism. Nothing can separate us from the love of Christ Jesus.
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May 9, 2021

Sixth Sunday of Easter

Jane

Mellett

To be followers of Jesus, to love our neighbour, involves embracing the joy of Christ in all of creation and walking more gently on this earth, to be guardians and protectors of God’s handiwork.

Jane

Mellett

To be followers of Jesus, to love our neighbour, involves embracing the joy of Christ in all of creation and walking more gently on this earth, to be guardians and protectors of God’s handiwork.
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May 2, 2021

Fifth Sunday of Easter

Monique

Jacobs

If I cling too tightly to what I know, to what I prefer, will I miss out on what else God wants to reveal to me? What else will come to life?

Monique

Jacobs

If I cling too tightly to what I know, to what I prefer, will I miss out on what else God wants to reveal to me? What else will come to life?
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April 25, 2021

Fourth Sunday of Easter

Bonnie Anne

MacLellan, CSJ

Our life circumstances may persist, but our responses to these circumstances change when we know that we do not face life's challenges alone. Jesus, our Good Shepherd, will never abandon us, and that makes all the difference in the world!

Bonnie Anne

MacLellan, CSJ

Our life circumstances may persist, but our responses to these circumstances change when we know that we do not face life's challenges alone. Jesus, our Good Shepherd, will never abandon us, and that makes all the difference in the world!
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April 18, 2021

Third Sunday of Easter

Christy M.

Hicks Aydt

Our sorrow and fear is not so different from the first disciples of Jesus. But notice what happens in the midst of their distress and confusion. Jesus appears. He eats with them, maybe he even dances with them. And they are filled with amazement, sheer joy, wonder, fullness.

Christy M.

Hicks Aydt

Our sorrow and fear is not so different from the first disciples of Jesus. But notice what happens in the midst of their distress and confusion. Jesus appears. He eats with them, maybe he even dances with them. And they are filled with amazement, sheer joy, wonder, fullness.
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April 11, 2021

Second Sunday of Easter

Nicole M.

Perone

We realize that identifying as a disciple of Jesus Christ is not simply a matter of whether you believe or you don’t. Rather, it is about what we do with our belief.

Nicole M.

Perone

We realize that identifying as a disciple of Jesus Christ is not simply a matter of whether you believe or you don’t. Rather, it is about what we do with our belief.
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April 4, 2021

Easter Sunday

Anita P.

Baird, DHM

The Easter story is our story! It is a story of light overcoming darkness. It is a story of truth overcoming lies. It is story of love overcoming hate. It is a story of hope overcoming despair.

Anita P.

Baird, DHM

The Easter story is our story! It is a story of light overcoming darkness. It is a story of truth overcoming lies. It is story of love overcoming hate. It is a story of hope overcoming despair.
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April 2, 2021

Good Friday

María Teresa

Dávila

On Good Friday our being brought to our knees for what seems like every day of our existence finally begins to make sense, as the one who reconciles all in all also dies our death and breaths his last. May the entire story of creation, and all of our unique stories be reconciled in Jesus the Christ, crucified and risen.

María Teresa

Dávila

On Good Friday our being brought to our knees for what seems like every day of our existence finally begins to make sense, as the one who reconciles all in all also dies our death and breaths his last. May the entire story of creation, and all of our unique stories be reconciled in Jesus the Christ, crucified and risen.
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April 1, 2021

Holy Thursday

Marilyn

Santos

If God loves us in this way, serving us, to the point of giving his life, in the same way we must love others...We must serve, not stand above or apart. Not pontificate but be there in the trenches with others.

Marilyn

Santos

If God loves us in this way, serving us, to the point of giving his life, in the same way we must love others...We must serve, not stand above or apart. Not pontificate but be there in the trenches with others.
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March 28, 2021

Palm Sunday

Nichole

Flores

As we approach this Holy Week, May we find comfort in the words of mercy poured out Even in the midst of trial.

Nichole

Flores

As we approach this Holy Week, May we find comfort in the words of mercy poured out Even in the midst of trial.
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March 25, 2021

Solemnity of the Annunciation

Pat

McDonogh

The Divine is not out there somewhere. It’s right here, as it was for Mary.

Pat

McDonogh

The Divine is not out there somewhere. It’s right here, as it was for Mary.
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March 21, 2021

Fifth Sunday of Lent

Grace

Salceanu

This Lent, we are asked to take the long view with Jesus. Who would we become if we were at home in God’s generous and reckless love? How would we use our time? Our lives?

Grace

Salceanu

This Lent, we are asked to take the long view with Jesus. Who would we become if we were at home in God’s generous and reckless love? How would we use our time? Our lives?
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March 14, 2021

Fourth Sunday of Lent

Alyssa M.

Perez

God comes into our lives and journeys with us during this dark season of Lent, and sees our goodness and potential. That is the good news!

Alyssa M.

Perez

God comes into our lives and journeys with us during this dark season of Lent, and sees our goodness and potential. That is the good news!
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March 7, 2021

Third Sunday of Lent

Olga Marina

Segura

We must support organizers on the ground who despite the tragedies all around us, continue to fight for a freer world.

Olga Marina

Segura

We must support organizers on the ground who despite the tragedies all around us, continue to fight for a freer world.
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February 28, 2021

Second Sunday of Lent

Vickey

McBride

Settle in. Say to God, “Here I am.” Sit and BE with God and God will let you glimpse Her power.

Vickey

McBride

Settle in. Say to God, “Here I am.” Sit and BE with God and God will let you glimpse Her power.
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February 21, 2021

First Sunday of Lent

Tia Noelle

Pratt, Ph.D.

As we reflect on this first Sunday of Lent and in the days and weeks to come, we must not forget the sacrifice and suffering we have borne and witnessed in the last year. Doing so would dishonor all of that pain and all of that loss.

Tia Noelle

Pratt, Ph.D.

As we reflect on this first Sunday of Lent and in the days and weeks to come, we must not forget the sacrifice and suffering we have borne and witnessed in the last year. Doing so would dishonor all of that pain and all of that loss.
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February 17, 2021

Ash Wednesday

Teresa Marie

Cariño

Let us give alms not just by giving money to the poor but by working for economic security of all. Let us pray not just by reciting rote prayers but by opening our hearts to listen to the Spirit. Let us fast, not just from food and drink but from the privileges we have been given to stand in solidarity with the oppressed.

Teresa Marie

Cariño

Let us give alms not just by giving money to the poor but by working for economic security of all. Let us pray not just by reciting rote prayers but by opening our hearts to listen to the Spirit. Let us fast, not just from food and drink but from the privileges we have been given to stand in solidarity with the oppressed.
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February 14, 2021

Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Maria Anne

McGuire

God’s touch opens us to see with new eyes- to see and hear those around us who feel separated- those who long to be seen, heard and touched.

Maria Anne

McGuire

God’s touch opens us to see with new eyes- to see and hear those around us who feel separated- those who long to be seen, heard and touched.
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February 7, 2021

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Kimberly

Lymore

We who preach the Gospel must not preach a watered-down Gospel to make people feel comfortable in their indifferences to those seen as the “least” of these in society or their hatred of people who are not like them.

Kimberly

Lymore

We who preach the Gospel must not preach a watered-down Gospel to make people feel comfortable in their indifferences to those seen as the “least” of these in society or their hatred of people who are not like them.
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January 31, 2021

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Christina R.

Zaker, D.Min.

Life is messy, yet that is exactly what we need: to be engaged in the stuff of this world - the sights, the tastes, the smells - distracted by all of it, because all of it is God!

Christina R.

Zaker, D.Min.

Life is messy, yet that is exactly what we need: to be engaged in the stuff of this world - the sights, the tastes, the smells - distracted by all of it, because all of it is God!
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January 24, 2021

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Mumbi

Kigutha CPPS

What kind of invitation is God proffering to you as we begin this year? What do you need to leave behind in order to follow Christ?

Mumbi

Kigutha CPPS

What kind of invitation is God proffering to you as we begin this year? What do you need to leave behind in order to follow Christ?
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January 17, 2021

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jeanne Fielding

Lord

So, let’s not forget the lessons of this year. Let’s raise our voices together on behalf of those whose voices are silenced, and say, with joy and courage: Here I am, Lord. I come to do your will.

Jeanne Fielding

Lord

So, let’s not forget the lessons of this year. Let’s raise our voices together on behalf of those whose voices are silenced, and say, with joy and courage: Here I am, Lord. I come to do your will.
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January 10, 2021

Baptism of the Lord

Rachelle

Kramer

The light of one individual may be small, but it has the potential of growing exponentially when it spreads to others.

Rachelle

Kramer

The light of one individual may be small, but it has the potential of growing exponentially when it spreads to others.
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January 3, 2021

Epiphany of the Lord

Marie

Dennis

The future envisioned by the Magi and promised to “all the nations” is a spectacular one by which to measure to the “new post-pandemic normal” that we now need to create.

Marie

Dennis

The future envisioned by the Magi and promised to “all the nations” is a spectacular one by which to measure to the “new post-pandemic normal” that we now need to create.
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January 1, 2021

Solemnity of Mary Mother of God

Dr. Kim R.

Harris

When I think of Mary, Mother of God, bearing a child in a land occupied by Roman soldiers, I think of “the talk.” You know, “the talk” that modern day Black and brown mothers have to give to their children, before they leave the house each day, right here in the United States.

Dr. Kim R.

Harris

When I think of Mary, Mother of God, bearing a child in a land occupied by Roman soldiers, I think of “the talk.” You know, “the talk” that modern day Black and brown mothers have to give to their children, before they leave the house each day, right here in the United States.
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December 27, 2020

Feast of the Holy Family

Bridget

Burke Ravizza

May we prayerfully consider how we can become the light of Christ for one another, both within and beyond our families.

Bridget

Burke Ravizza

May we prayerfully consider how we can become the light of Christ for one another, both within and beyond our families.
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December 25, 2020

Christmas

Kayla

August

This Christmas may need to be a simpler time than ones in the past, but let us not miss the miraculous in our midst. The small moment when the Glory of God is around us and we are awakened to the miraculous hidden in the ordinary

Kayla

August

This Christmas may need to be a simpler time than ones in the past, but let us not miss the miraculous in our midst. The small moment when the Glory of God is around us and we are awakened to the miraculous hidden in the ordinary
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December 20, 2020

Fourth Sunday of Advent

Mary Katharine

Deeley

It is sometimes hard to see how God is working in a world that is darkened by pandemic and civil unrest, and injustice toward the marginalized and vulnerable among us. Because of that, Advent is precisely the time to learn how God sees us.

Mary Katharine

Deeley

It is sometimes hard to see how God is working in a world that is darkened by pandemic and civil unrest, and injustice toward the marginalized and vulnerable among us. Because of that, Advent is precisely the time to learn how God sees us.
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December 13, 2020

Third Sunday of Advent

Stella

Baltazar, FMM

The prophetic power of women and men must be harvested together in solidarity, cooperation, and collaboration.

Stella

Baltazar, FMM

The prophetic power of women and men must be harvested together in solidarity, cooperation, and collaboration.
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December 12, 2020

Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Pearl Maria

Barros, Th.D.

It is this dangerous memory of La Virgen of Guadalupe that empowers nos/otrx to push against all that keeps us from recognizing the presence of God in ourselves, and each other.

Pearl Maria

Barros, Th.D.

It is this dangerous memory of La Virgen of Guadalupe that empowers nos/otrx to push against all that keeps us from recognizing the presence of God in ourselves, and each other.
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December 8, 2020

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of Mary

Angela

Howard McParland

What is clear is that to be a Catholic is to proclaim that bodies matter. We are not simply concerned for the state of a soul, but for the whole person, even as the world tells that women’s bodies in particular, are fragile and disposable.

Angela

Howard McParland

What is clear is that to be a Catholic is to proclaim that bodies matter. We are not simply concerned for the state of a soul, but for the whole person, even as the world tells that women’s bodies in particular, are fragile and disposable.
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December 6, 2020

Second Sunday of Advent

Katherine A.

Greiner, Ph.D.

This Advent, more than ever, we are called to be both listeners and proclaimers, to be contemplatives and prophets, to let the silence prepare us to speak truth to oppressive power and to speak tenderness to the oppressed.

Katherine A.

Greiner, Ph.D.

This Advent, more than ever, we are called to be both listeners and proclaimers, to be contemplatives and prophets, to let the silence prepare us to speak truth to oppressive power and to speak tenderness to the oppressed.
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November 29, 2020

First Sunday of Advent

Sr. Terry

Rickard, OP

As we enter Advent time, we lament with our eyes wide open, asking the God of hope to awaken us to the comings of God into our lives and into our suffering world.

Sr. Terry

Rickard, OP

As we enter Advent time, we lament with our eyes wide open, asking the God of hope to awaken us to the comings of God into our lives and into our suffering world.
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November 22, 2020

Christ the King Sunday

Ellie

Hidalgo

God has no hands or feet but ours, so when we work together with people different from us, to make good laws and good policies happen, we are helping to build a reino de Dios, that place where we all belong to one another, no one left outside our circle of concern.

Ellie

Hidalgo

God has no hands or feet but ours, so when we work together with people different from us, to make good laws and good policies happen, we are helping to build a reino de Dios, that place where we all belong to one another, no one left outside our circle of concern.
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November 15, 2020

Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Rose

Lue

How are we called to take care of the talents given to us? Certainly, we are to use them without fear. To claim what God has given us, to make use of it, and to live boldly in trust.

Rose

Lue

How are we called to take care of the talents given to us? Certainly, we are to use them without fear. To claim what God has given us, to make use of it, and to live boldly in trust.
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November 8, 2020

Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Patricia

Smith, RSM, Ph.D.

And so, in each and every moment, we must be ever vigilant to continue to share the oil of justice, mercy, and all the blessings so critically needed in our world today.

Patricia

Smith, RSM, Ph.D.

And so, in each and every moment, we must be ever vigilant to continue to share the oil of justice, mercy, and all the blessings so critically needed in our world today.
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November 1, 2020

Solemnity of All Saints

Marguerite

Barankitse

Yes, let us walk with confidence in the path of Christ, supported by prayer and the example of the Saints, those the liturgy presents to us and those humanity offers us day after day.

Marguerite

Barankitse

Yes, let us walk with confidence in the path of Christ, supported by prayer and the example of the Saints, those the liturgy presents to us and those humanity offers us day after day.
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October 25, 2020

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Pauline

Hovey

Who does this? Who gives half of what they have to a stranger? Or one-third of what they’ve earned when they don’t even know when they will next receive any income? Who does this? Imitators of Christ.

Pauline

Hovey

Who does this? Who gives half of what they have to a stranger? Or one-third of what they’ve earned when they don’t even know when they will next receive any income? Who does this? Imitators of Christ.
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October 18, 2020

Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Maureen

O'Connell

We aren’t chosen by the authority figures of empires, no matter what religious or political guises they moralize with or campaign in or what certainties they claim to offer or platitudes they attempt to ply us with. We are chosen by God. And the God who chooses us has a dream for us—the individual us and the collective us—that surpasses the imagination of empire.

Maureen

O'Connell

We aren’t chosen by the authority figures of empires, no matter what religious or political guises they moralize with or campaign in or what certainties they claim to offer or platitudes they attempt to ply us with. We are chosen by God. And the God who chooses us has a dream for us—the individual us and the collective us—that surpasses the imagination of empire.
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October 11, 2020

Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time

M. Soledad

Del Villar T.

We need the minimum of justice, but also the maximum of love, gratuitousness, and abundance that will satisfy together our bodies and souls.

M. Soledad

Del Villar T.

We need the minimum of justice, but also the maximum of love, gratuitousness, and abundance that will satisfy together our bodies and souls.
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October 4, 2020

Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

Ramona

Miller, OSF

As we desire to develop a vineyard that pleases God and deepens our inner peace we come to realize that there can be no fences around the perfect vineyard. We are being called to be in relationship with all of creation and all peoples and creatures.

Ramona

Miller, OSF

As we desire to develop a vineyard that pleases God and deepens our inner peace we come to realize that there can be no fences around the perfect vineyard. We are being called to be in relationship with all of creation and all peoples and creatures.
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September 27, 2020

Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Marge

Kloose

The urgency of this moment calls us to go to work in the vineyard where the weeds of hate and indifference choke the vitality of our souls. 

Marge

Kloose

The urgency of this moment calls us to go to work in the vineyard where the weeds of hate and indifference choke the vitality of our souls. 
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September 20, 2020

Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jessie

Bazan

We are called to see our fellow laborers, and ourselves, for who we are at every hour of the day in God’s eyes: beloved.

Jessie

Bazan

We are called to see our fellow laborers, and ourselves, for who we are at every hour of the day in God’s eyes: beloved.
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September 13, 2020

Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jacqueline

Regan

Down through the centuries, week after week, the good news of the Gospel has been proclaimed and received. God’s grace enters into human hearts. It transforms. It shapes us into a beloved people capable of putting God’s love and forgiveness into action.

Jacqueline

Regan

Down through the centuries, week after week, the good news of the Gospel has been proclaimed and received. God’s grace enters into human hearts. It transforms. It shapes us into a beloved people capable of putting God’s love and forgiveness into action.
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September 6, 2020

Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Dr. Julie

Welborn

When we engender these kind of healthy relationships; when we sharpen others and allow others to sharpen us, in the end we become better people, and position ourselves to be available to represent and serve God.

Dr. Julie

Welborn

When we engender these kind of healthy relationships; when we sharpen others and allow others to sharpen us, in the end we become better people, and position ourselves to be available to represent and serve God.
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September 3, 2020

Memorial of Saint Phoebe

Cynthia(Sam)

Bowns

We owe it to ourselves to be mindful of our own wisdom as to what our “needs” are as a community. We need to have the courage of the early Hellenists to put our needs out there for those in authority to understand “what” and “whom” we need in ministry.

Cynthia(Sam)

Bowns

We owe it to ourselves to be mindful of our own wisdom as to what our “needs” are as a community. We need to have the courage of the early Hellenists to put our needs out there for those in authority to understand “what” and “whom” we need in ministry.
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August 30, 2020

Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sr. Nicole

Trahan, FMI

Let us challenge ourselves to keep learning and growing, allowing God to transform us by the renewal of our minds, so we might act with courage in spite of the obstacles and struggles to bring about a time acceptable to the Lord.

Sr. Nicole

Trahan, FMI

Let us challenge ourselves to keep learning and growing, allowing God to transform us by the renewal of our minds, so we might act with courage in spite of the obstacles and struggles to bring about a time acceptable to the Lord.
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August 23, 2020

Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time

Elyse

Raby

This is the kind of lived authority, the kind of witness and testimony, that opens the doors to the kingdom of heaven. This is the authority that makes Christianity credible. It is the kind of authority that we so desperately need from our church leaders who are in positions of authority.

Elyse

Raby

This is the kind of lived authority, the kind of witness and testimony, that opens the doors to the kingdom of heaven. This is the authority that makes Christianity credible. It is the kind of authority that we so desperately need from our church leaders who are in positions of authority.
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August 16, 2020

Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Gerardette

Philips, RSCJ

The Breath of the Compassionate God breathes on all alike, extending the invitation and making God’s mercy available for all.

Gerardette

Philips, RSCJ

The Breath of the Compassionate God breathes on all alike, extending the invitation and making God’s mercy available for all.
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August 15, 2020

Solemnity of the Assumption of Mary

Pat

McDonogh

If heaven could welcome a female body, why can’t the hierarchy?

Pat

McDonogh

If heaven could welcome a female body, why can’t the hierarchy?
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August 9, 2020

Nineteeth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Emily R.

John, Ph.D.

Resting in the love of God not only changes us but also invites us to take on the injustices and systematic oppression in the world. It gives us the spirit and courage to Show Up.

Emily R.

John, Ph.D.

Resting in the love of God not only changes us but also invites us to take on the injustices and systematic oppression in the world. It gives us the spirit and courage to Show Up.
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August 2, 2020

Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Casey

Stanton

Come turn that hot anger into fuel that sustains your love of creation and the people of God entrusted to your care.

Casey

Stanton

Come turn that hot anger into fuel that sustains your love of creation and the people of God entrusted to your care.
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July 26, 2020

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Anne

Koester

We should find joy simply in sharing the Good News of salvation in Jesus Christ and in building up the reign of God by loving others – as in everyone – not a select few, not just the ones we like or could benefit us, not just the ones whom we think are like us – but loving everyone.

Anne

Koester

We should find joy simply in sharing the Good News of salvation in Jesus Christ and in building up the reign of God by loving others – as in everyone – not a select few, not just the ones we like or could benefit us, not just the ones whom we think are like us – but loving everyone.
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July 22, 2020

Feast of Saint Mary of Magdala

Nontando

Hadebe

As we celebrate Mary Magdalene, we rise up as women and we say we have a tradition that can be traced to a direct commandment from Jesus to speak. And we shall speak: we shall speak with authority; we shall speak with intelligence; we shall speak for ourselves...

Nontando

Hadebe

As we celebrate Mary Magdalene, we rise up as women and we say we have a tradition that can be traced to a direct commandment from Jesus to speak. And we shall speak: we shall speak with authority; we shall speak with intelligence; we shall speak for ourselves...
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July 19, 2020

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Ruth

Fehlker

And so I cling to this unlikely hope: the hope that many small people in many small places who take many small steps will eventually change the face of the earth.

Ruth

Fehlker

And so I cling to this unlikely hope: the hope that many small people in many small places who take many small steps will eventually change the face of the earth.
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July 12, 2020

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Molleen

Dupree-Dominguez

The weeds and thorns of racial superiority have set excruciatingly deep roots in the institutions of the United States of America as well as in the hearts of Americans. Any skilled gardener will tell you, uprooting entrenched weeds takes persistence and focus.

Molleen

Dupree-Dominguez

The weeds and thorns of racial superiority have set excruciatingly deep roots in the institutions of the United States of America as well as in the hearts of Americans. Any skilled gardener will tell you, uprooting entrenched weeds takes persistence and focus.
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July 5, 2020

Fourteeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Christine Elisabeth

Burke, IBVM

Can we have the humility to come as “little ones”, asking Wisdom to help us to understand, to change, to live in a new way? Can we let go of some good things to a allow a greater good to emerge?

Christine Elisabeth

Burke, IBVM

Can we have the humility to come as “little ones”, asking Wisdom to help us to understand, to change, to live in a new way? Can we let go of some good things to a allow a greater good to emerge?
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June 28, 2020

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Timone

Davis

See, to truly love God is to love self. The love for self, manifests in how we treat others.

Timone

Davis

See, to truly love God is to love self. The love for self, manifests in how we treat others.
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June 21, 2020

Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Joan S.

Grey

How do we overcome fear? It’s more complicated than someone saying: don’t be afraid. Taming this emotion requires more than a command or suggestion, even from a trusted source.

Joan S.

Grey

How do we overcome fear? It’s more complicated than someone saying: don’t be afraid. Taming this emotion requires more than a command or suggestion, even from a trusted source.
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June 14, 2020

Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ

Susan

Haarman

Living into a Eucharistic reality means participating in it. It means saying yes to that relationship again and again and again. It means trying to model the Eucharistic relationship that God offers us to everyone around us

Susan

Haarman

Living into a Eucharistic reality means participating in it. It means saying yes to that relationship again and again and again. It means trying to model the Eucharistic relationship that God offers us to everyone around us
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June 7, 2020

Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

Sharon

Zaenglein Chipman

We are being saved, and we are being called to save others in every possible way we can. Keep dancing my sisters and brothers. Follow the hesed steps of the Creator and Redeemer, and may the music, the rhythm, the kiss and the love of the Holy Spirit Be with you!

Sharon

Zaenglein Chipman

We are being saved, and we are being called to save others in every possible way we can. Keep dancing my sisters and brothers. Follow the hesed steps of the Creator and Redeemer, and may the music, the rhythm, the kiss and the love of the Holy Spirit Be with you!
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May 31, 2020

Pentecost Sunday

C. Vanessa

White

Like those first disciples in the Upper Room, may we be open to the coming of the Holy Spirit during this time of pandemic to use us and transform us for the good of all.

C. Vanessa

White

Like those first disciples in the Upper Room, may we be open to the coming of the Holy Spirit during this time of pandemic to use us and transform us for the good of all.
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May 24, 2020

The Solemnity of the Ascension

Cathe

Shoulberg, RSM

This feast speaks so directly to each one of us amid these uncertain and frightening times - WE are called like the Apostles, WE are being sent, to open our hearts to Jesus; to stand, serve and be with the poor among us; to welcome the marginalized, to help the sick, to forgive one another – simply put, to LOVE as Jesus; to make our World a dwelling as envisioned by Jesus – united with one another, in love.

Cathe

Shoulberg, RSM

This feast speaks so directly to each one of us amid these uncertain and frightening times - WE are called like the Apostles, WE are being sent, to open our hearts to Jesus; to stand, serve and be with the poor among us; to welcome the marginalized, to help the sick, to forgive one another – simply put, to LOVE as Jesus; to make our World a dwelling as envisioned by Jesus – united with one another, in love.
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May 17, 2020

Sixth Sunday of Easter

Mary Ann

Hinsdale, IHM

At best, we may feel resigned; at worst, we simply feel paralyzed. And yet, for me, the Gospel reading offers us some “good news,” – and a reason for our hope, even though we are living with painful situations.

Mary Ann

Hinsdale, IHM

At best, we may feel resigned; at worst, we simply feel paralyzed. And yet, for me, the Gospel reading offers us some “good news,” – and a reason for our hope, even though we are living with painful situations.
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May 10, 2020

Fifth Sunday of Easter

Donna L.

Ciangio, OP

We bring Christ wherever we are. We are given the work to carry on the mission of Christ in our time and in various ways.

Donna L.

Ciangio, OP

We bring Christ wherever we are. We are given the work to carry on the mission of Christ in our time and in various ways.
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May 3, 2020

Fourth Sunday of Easter

Susan

Nagele

We are called to be good gate keepers, attentive to the person in front of us, assisting this shepherd called Jesus.

Susan

Nagele

We are called to be good gate keepers, attentive to the person in front of us, assisting this shepherd called Jesus.
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April 26, 2020

Third Sunday of Easter

Mary J.

Novak

Jesus’ initiative to heal and restore is absolutely central to his ministry in the Gospels. Jesus invites us to be recipients and agents of this same healing in the world.

Mary J.

Novak

Jesus’ initiative to heal and restore is absolutely central to his ministry in the Gospels. Jesus invites us to be recipients and agents of this same healing in the world.
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April 19, 2020

Second Sunday of Easter

Joanna

Williams

The invitation is to a mentality of abundance and not scarcity.

Joanna

Williams

The invitation is to a mentality of abundance and not scarcity.
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April 12, 2020

Easter Sunday

Helen

Prejean, CSJ

When we rise, we rise together.

Helen

Prejean, CSJ

When we rise, we rise together.
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April 10, 2020

Good Friday

Joan S.

Dawber, SC

Jesus shows us how to love, to love like God. Jesus' whole life, ministry, and death show us how to love. The question is, what do we do with so great a love?

Joan S.

Dawber, SC

Jesus shows us how to love, to love like God. Jesus' whole life, ministry, and death show us how to love. The question is, what do we do with so great a love?
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April 9, 2020

Holy Thursday

Virginia

Saldanha

Let us all, dedicated women and men, continue to live our priesthood in our communities, neighbourhoods and society as God calls us...

Virginia

Saldanha

Let us all, dedicated women and men, continue to live our priesthood in our communities, neighbourhoods and society as God calls us...
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April 5, 2020

Palm Sunday

Jessica

Coblentz

It is transformation, not reversal or erasure, that awaits us this Holy Week.

Jessica

Coblentz

It is transformation, not reversal or erasure, that awaits us this Holy Week.
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March 29, 2020

Fifth Sunday of Lent

Krista

Chincilla

Once we liberate ourselves, we can then ask ourselves how we will accompany and advocate for those who are tied up in suffering.

Krista

Chincilla

Once we liberate ourselves, we can then ask ourselves how we will accompany and advocate for those who are tied up in suffering.
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March 22, 2020

Fourth Sunday of Lent

Rachel

Bundang

If we can bring light to others, shouldn’t we do that without delay? If we can bring lifeand help each other flourish and live in fullness, shouldn’t we do that without hesitation? We can be light for one another now. God is light for us now. Live now. Walk in the light

Rachel

Bundang

If we can bring light to others, shouldn’t we do that without delay? If we can bring lifeand help each other flourish and live in fullness, shouldn’t we do that without hesitation? We can be light for one another now. God is light for us now. Live now. Walk in the light
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March 15, 2020

Third Sunday of Lent

Jennifer

Delvaux

We have to, as Jesus did, intentionally go out of ourselves to find the ostracized and invite them into our communities and to walk with them.

Jennifer

Delvaux

We have to, as Jesus did, intentionally go out of ourselves to find the ostracized and invite them into our communities and to walk with them.
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March 8, 2020

Second Sunday of Lent

Lauren M.

Schwer

May we seek to live our belovedness, relax with knowing we cannot control it, and seek to deepen a genuine relationship of response with the God that loved us into existence.

Lauren M.

Schwer

May we seek to live our belovedness, relax with knowing we cannot control it, and seek to deepen a genuine relationship of response with the God that loved us into existence.
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March 1, 2020

First Sunday of Lent

Marcia

Chatelain

In rejecting the Devil’s temptations, Jesus is rejecting is the empty promises of a society that puts any one individual before another...

Marcia

Chatelain

In rejecting the Devil’s temptations, Jesus is rejecting is the empty promises of a society that puts any one individual before another...
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February 26, 2020

Ash Wednesday

Karon

VanAntwerp Latham

May this Lent be an invitation for us to truly be transformed.

Karon

VanAntwerp Latham

May this Lent be an invitation for us to truly be transformed.
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February 23, 2020

Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

Emily

Cortina

Jesus is calling us to a higher level of justice--one that goes deeper than reason, one that lights our hearts on fire with a love that allows us to look at an enemy and see instead a brother or sister.

Emily

Cortina

Jesus is calling us to a higher level of justice--one that goes deeper than reason, one that lights our hearts on fire with a love that allows us to look at an enemy and see instead a brother or sister.
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February 16, 2020

Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Kate

Ott

Jesus reminds us that following the law and the prophets is difficult work, in need of discernment, open to the Spirit, and guided by integrity.

Kate

Ott

Jesus reminds us that following the law and the prophets is difficult work, in need of discernment, open to the Spirit, and guided by integrity.
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February 9, 2020

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Bibiana

Ngundo, LSOSF

Let us hold the light of Christ to a world so broken.

Bibiana

Ngundo, LSOSF

Let us hold the light of Christ to a world so broken.
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February 2, 2020

Feast of the Presentation of the Lord

Kathy Lilla

Cox

Can we develop a willingness to see the infancy of God’s promises being incarnated into the world, a world awaiting and needing restoration, reconciliation, redemption, and peace?

Kathy Lilla

Cox

Can we develop a willingness to see the infancy of God’s promises being incarnated into the world, a world awaiting and needing restoration, reconciliation, redemption, and peace?
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January 26, 2020

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Helen R.

Graham, MM

We ourselves join the psalmist in this mystical quest for the light of God’s face in the darkness of our present world.

Helen R.

Graham, MM

We ourselves join the psalmist in this mystical quest for the light of God’s face in the darkness of our present world.
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January 19, 2020

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jeanmarie

Santopatre

We are being called today, more than ever, to witness where the Holy Spirit is at work in others, as well as in ourselves.

Jeanmarie

Santopatre

We are being called today, more than ever, to witness where the Holy Spirit is at work in others, as well as in ourselves.
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January 12, 2020

Baptism of the Lord

Jane M.

Cruthirds

With faith we step forward each day to do important work that might very well be above our pay grade.

Jane M.

Cruthirds

With faith we step forward each day to do important work that might very well be above our pay grade.
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January 5, 2020

Epiphany of the Lord

Sister Jane

Wakahiu, LSOSF

We have a choice to remain the same or to open our hearts, to open our eyes to see the light of Christ in others, to walk with those who are searching, and, to purify our motives and intentions...

Sister Jane

Wakahiu, LSOSF

We have a choice to remain the same or to open our hearts, to open our eyes to see the light of Christ in others, to walk with those who are searching, and, to purify our motives and intentions...
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January 1, 2020

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

Draru Mary

Cecilia, LSMIG

Today we celebrate and appreciate the blessing of God that has come down to us through a woman...

Draru Mary

Cecilia, LSMIG

Today we celebrate and appreciate the blessing of God that has come down to us through a woman...
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December 29, 2019

Feast of the Holy Family

Cambria

Cambria Tortorelli

It is through healthy loving relationships that grace is unleashed in the world.

Cambria

Cambria Tortorelli

It is through healthy loving relationships that grace is unleashed in the world.
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December 25, 2019

Christmas

Diana L.

Hayes

This is the God that we welcome with open arms and hearts into our midst - a child, weak, innocent, lowly, poor, yet God.

Diana L.

Hayes

This is the God that we welcome with open arms and hearts into our midst - a child, weak, innocent, lowly, poor, yet God.
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December 22, 2019

Fourth Sunday of Advent

Liz

McCloskey

What are the signs in your own life that God is creating something new in you? and who is it that helps you see the signs?

Liz

McCloskey

What are the signs in your own life that God is creating something new in you? and who is it that helps you see the signs?
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December 15, 2019

Third Sunday of Advent

Mary Jo

Iozzio

Indeed, where anyone is absent or excluded from our assemblies, it is there that our joy will be incomplete... joy in the world as a whole that may only be realized when inclusion prevails.

Mary Jo

Iozzio

Indeed, where anyone is absent or excluded from our assemblies, it is there that our joy will be incomplete... joy in the world as a whole that may only be realized when inclusion prevails.
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December 12, 2019

Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Jutta

Jutta

Under the shelter of the Guadalupana, Latin Americans and Mexicans have become stronger in our fights and we have sympathized with those most in need because we have accepted the mystery of God in our lives.

Jutta

Jutta

Under the shelter of the Guadalupana, Latin Americans and Mexicans have become stronger in our fights and we have sympathized with those most in need because we have accepted the mystery of God in our lives.
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December 8, 2019

Second Sunday of Advent

Amy

Echeverria

All of Creation has a prophetic voice, a sacred purpose, and is embraced in God’s story of salvation.

Amy

Echeverria

All of Creation has a prophetic voice, a sacred purpose, and is embraced in God’s story of salvation.
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December 1, 2019

First Sunday of Advent

Jeannine

Gramick, SL

I truly believe that the human family is moving slowly toward Christ’s Second Coming by doing the works of peace, justice, and mercy.

Jeannine

Gramick, SL

I truly believe that the human family is moving slowly toward Christ’s Second Coming by doing the works of peace, justice, and mercy.
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November 24, 2019

Solemnity of Christ the King

Julia

Walsh, FSPA

Let us also see the kingdom of God around us and live like the saints we were made to be!

Julia

Walsh, FSPA

Let us also see the kingdom of God around us and live like the saints we were made to be!
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November 17, 2019

Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Katie

Lacz

The deaths of martyrs can feel like total loss. But we are a people of unreasonable hope…that beyond the violence and chaos in this world is the reign of God.

Katie

Lacz

The deaths of martyrs can feel like total loss. But we are a people of unreasonable hope…that beyond the violence and chaos in this world is the reign of God.
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November 10, 2019

Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Elizabeth

O'Donnell Gandolfo

We are faced with the task of undoing all that which binds us to the ways and means of Empire and severs us from covenant with the divine, with creation, and with our fellow human beings.

Elizabeth

O'Donnell Gandolfo

We are faced with the task of undoing all that which binds us to the ways and means of Empire and severs us from covenant with the divine, with creation, and with our fellow human beings.
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November 3, 2019

Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time

Yvonne

Prowse

When we're acting out of fear, anxiety, resentment, or self-defensiveness, we're not living as the beloved of God.

Yvonne

Prowse

When we're acting out of fear, anxiety, resentment, or self-defensiveness, we're not living as the beloved of God.
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November 1, 2019

Solemnity of All Saints

Jessie

Bazan

Holy people, past and present, bear witness to what WILL happen by living fully into what IS happening.

Jessie

Bazan

Holy people, past and present, bear witness to what WILL happen by living fully into what IS happening.
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October 27, 2019

Thirthieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Verónica

Rayas

Through our hands and feet, the steadfast mercy, love, and justice of God is experienced by those most in need today.

Verónica

Rayas

Through our hands and feet, the steadfast mercy, love, and justice of God is experienced by those most in need today.
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October 20, 2019

Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Margaret Eletta

Guider, OSF

[Today's readings] invite us to do more than see and judge; they require us to act, to make connections and to put into practice what we say we believe...

Margaret Eletta

Guider, OSF

[Today's readings] invite us to do more than see and judge; they require us to act, to make connections and to put into practice what we say we believe...
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October 13, 2019

Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Shawnee M.

Daniels-Sykes

For there is no difference between Jews and Samaritans, disabilities and abilities, men, women, and children, black, brown, and white bodies. Yes, we are all one in Christ Jesus.

Shawnee M.

Daniels-Sykes

For there is no difference between Jews and Samaritans, disabilities and abilities, men, women, and children, black, brown, and white bodies. Yes, we are all one in Christ Jesus.
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October 6, 2019

Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sia Nyasari

Temu, MM

Faith has the ability to empower us to act, to believe in the power bigger than ourselves, which is working within us to achieve a better future.

Sia Nyasari

Temu, MM

Faith has the ability to empower us to act, to believe in the power bigger than ourselves, which is working within us to achieve a better future.
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September 29, 2019

Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Joan

Rosenhauer

Christ’s teachings tell us clearly that we all need to identify the “somethings” we can do to help the Lazaruses in our world.

Joan

Rosenhauer

Christ’s teachings tell us clearly that we all need to identify the “somethings” we can do to help the Lazaruses in our world.
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September 22, 2019

Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Marisa

Vertrees

When we focus too much on consumption and material wealth, we harm ourselves, we harm others, and we harm creation. We focus on the wrong things, letting it pull us away from our relationship with God, and forgetting to step back and set aside time for prayer and for God.

Marisa

Vertrees

When we focus too much on consumption and material wealth, we harm ourselves, we harm others, and we harm creation. We focus on the wrong things, letting it pull us away from our relationship with God, and forgetting to step back and set aside time for prayer and for God.
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September 15, 2019

Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Krisanne

Vaillancourt Murphy

Restorative justice respects the dignity of every person, including those who have suffered harm AND those who have caused the harm--isn’t that something God asks of each of us?

Krisanne

Vaillancourt Murphy

Restorative justice respects the dignity of every person, including those who have suffered harm AND those who have caused the harm--isn’t that something God asks of each of us?
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September 8, 2019

Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Gina

Messina

…being 'all in' is rare - it is challenging and a great risk that many of us are not willing to take…what we can do is wake up every morning and acknowledge our position in the world, our abilities to contribute to positive social change, and do our best to make that happen. We are not always going to be successful; but it is our intention that matters.

Gina

Messina

…being 'all in' is rare - it is challenging and a great risk that many of us are not willing to take…what we can do is wake up every morning and acknowledge our position in the world, our abilities to contribute to positive social change, and do our best to make that happen. We are not always going to be successful; but it is our intention that matters.
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September 1, 2019

Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Marie Anne

Mayeski

If we are to be humble after the pattern of Jesus, then, like Him, we must lay aside the garments that social status and worldly privilege dress us in and wash the feet of those who are like us, equal to us, made in the image and likeness of God.

Marie Anne

Mayeski

If we are to be humble after the pattern of Jesus, then, like Him, we must lay aside the garments that social status and worldly privilege dress us in and wash the feet of those who are like us, equal to us, made in the image and likeness of God.
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August 25, 2019

Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time

Michelle

Becka

Being a Christian is not simply a state of mind. It requires a decision – how we want to live as Christians...Whatever we are waiting for, will not happen by itself.

Michelle

Becka

Being a Christian is not simply a state of mind. It requires a decision – how we want to live as Christians...Whatever we are waiting for, will not happen by itself.
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August 18, 2019

Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Kim

Miller

Where is the Spirit gently or perhaps forcefully guiding you in the race laid before you?

Kim

Miller

Where is the Spirit gently or perhaps forcefully guiding you in the race laid before you?
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August 15, 2019

Solemnity of the Assumption of Mary

Carolyn

Osiek, RSCJ

Mary too is caught up in this great process of realizing the effects of the resurrection. It’s not a promise of peace during the course of the process; rather, it’s a promise of tension and struggle. We live in time and we touch eternity.

Carolyn

Osiek, RSCJ

Mary too is caught up in this great process of realizing the effects of the resurrection. It’s not a promise of peace during the course of the process; rather, it’s a promise of tension and struggle. We live in time and we touch eternity.
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August 11, 2019

Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Michelle

Pérez

As I continue to grapple with missionary discipleship and servant leadership in my every day tasks and duties... I'm going to remeber "still more will be demanded of the person entrusted with more."

Michelle

Pérez

As I continue to grapple with missionary discipleship and servant leadership in my every day tasks and duties... I'm going to remeber "still more will be demanded of the person entrusted with more."
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August 4, 2019

Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Meghan J.

Clark

The Rich Fool helps us remember that private property is not absolute. The goods of the earth are never really just “mine” to do with as I please.

Meghan J.

Clark

The Rich Fool helps us remember that private property is not absolute. The goods of the earth are never really just “mine” to do with as I please.
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July 28, 2019

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Judette

Gallares, R.C.

Jesus is teaching us that prayer is first and foremost a relationship between God and us, a relationship built on love and trust, not on fear.

Judette

Gallares, R.C.

Jesus is teaching us that prayer is first and foremost a relationship between God and us, a relationship built on love and trust, not on fear.
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July 22, 2019

Feast of Saint Mary of Magdala

Elizabeth

Berne DeGear

My message of good news today is that you are it. We are it. We’ve got a lot of choices to make. We’ve got a lot of building to do. The Feast of Mary Magdalene is a great day to start.

Elizabeth

Berne DeGear

My message of good news today is that you are it. We are it. We’ve got a lot of choices to make. We’ve got a lot of building to do. The Feast of Mary Magdalene is a great day to start.
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July 21, 2019

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Lupita

Vital Cruz

I invite you to be hospitable by embracing immigrants, embracing those with no voice, embracing our neighbors, and embracing our families and ourselves.

Lupita

Vital Cruz

I invite you to be hospitable by embracing immigrants, embracing those with no voice, embracing our neighbors, and embracing our families and ourselves.
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July 14, 2019

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Julie

George, SSpS

This parable of the Good Samaritan is a powerful attack on all forms of prejudice and feelings of superiority.

Julie

George, SSpS

This parable of the Good Samaritan is a powerful attack on all forms of prejudice and feelings of superiority.
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July 7, 2019

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Emily

Rauer Davis

I rejoice in God as Mother, whose love is always there for the taking, arms open wide to receive and comfort and then send us back out, together, to do Her work in the world.

Emily

Rauer Davis

I rejoice in God as Mother, whose love is always there for the taking, arms open wide to receive and comfort and then send us back out, together, to do Her work in the world.
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June 30, 2019

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Elizabeth

Turnwald

But the marvelous thing about God, this all-forgiving, all-patient Universal Love, is that even when we don’t answer “correctly,” she finds a way of repeating herself; and she will continue asking until we’re ready.

Elizabeth

Turnwald

But the marvelous thing about God, this all-forgiving, all-patient Universal Love, is that even when we don’t answer “correctly,” she finds a way of repeating herself; and she will continue asking until we’re ready.
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June 23, 2019

The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

Rita

Ferrone

a Eucharistic piety that discerns the Body of the Lord in the consecrated species, but not in the body of our brothers and sisters in need is not a genuine Eucharistic piety.

Rita

Ferrone

a Eucharistic piety that discerns the Body of the Lord in the consecrated species, but not in the body of our brothers and sisters in need is not a genuine Eucharistic piety.
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June 16, 2019

The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

Lynn

Cooper

They are in cahoots, co-conspirators, bringing one another into greater fullness, by being in relationship. Joyous, creative, inter-dependent, time-insensitive relationship.

Lynn

Cooper

They are in cahoots, co-conspirators, bringing one another into greater fullness, by being in relationship. Joyous, creative, inter-dependent, time-insensitive relationship.
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June 9, 2019

Pentecost

Boreta A.

Singleton

The same Spirit that urged Jesus to pray and fast in the desert for forty days, the same Spirit that enabled him to heal the sick, the same Spirit that forgave his executioners is present in you.

Boreta A.

Singleton

The same Spirit that urged Jesus to pray and fast in the desert for forty days, the same Spirit that enabled him to heal the sick, the same Spirit that forgave his executioners is present in you.
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June 2, 2019

Solemnity of the Ascension

Gretchen

Crowder

If [the disciples] continue to raise their eyes up to Heaven instead of looking forward to the Christ in their midst, they will miss the point.

Gretchen

Crowder

If [the disciples] continue to raise their eyes up to Heaven instead of looking forward to the Christ in their midst, they will miss the point.
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May 26, 2019

Sixth Sunday of Easter

Hilda

Ortiz Mena

We cannot solve all of [the world's problems]. But we can dare to open the door and start a life of reconciliation and encounter everywhere we are.

Hilda

Ortiz Mena

We cannot solve all of [the world's problems]. But we can dare to open the door and start a life of reconciliation and encounter everywhere we are.
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May 19, 2019

Fifth Sunday of Easter

Melinda

Brown Donovan

As receivers of that redemptive love, we are called to embody the love of Christ: to become a community of healing mercy, kindness, inclusion, compassion, and forgiveness.

Melinda

Brown Donovan

As receivers of that redemptive love, we are called to embody the love of Christ: to become a community of healing mercy, kindness, inclusion, compassion, and forgiveness.
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May 12, 2019

Fourth Sunday of Easter

Colleen

Gibson, SSJ

God has a vision for our world. It is a vision of a world in which every nation, race, people, and tongue are united. It is a vision looking for a home in our hearts...

Colleen

Gibson, SSJ

God has a vision for our world. It is a vision of a world in which every nation, race, people, and tongue are united. It is a vision looking for a home in our hearts...
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May 5, 2019

Third Sunday of Easter

Mary Kate

Holman

The good news of the resurrection isn’t something that we receive passively, it’s God calling us to action.

Mary Kate

Holman

The good news of the resurrection isn’t something that we receive passively, it’s God calling us to action.
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April 28, 2019

Second Sunday of Easter

Noella

de Souza, MCJ

When we touch the Resurrected in today’s crucified, touch the wounds of those whom our system tries to make invisible, we admit like Thomas: "My Master! My God!"

Noella

de Souza, MCJ

When we touch the Resurrected in today’s crucified, touch the wounds of those whom our system tries to make invisible, we admit like Thomas: "My Master! My God!"
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April 21, 2019

Easter Sunday

Annie

Burns

if we are able to move forward with mercy, grace, compassion, and camaraderie, with sincerity and truth, then the fear and despair, pain, and confusion of this moment will not last. And while we cannot guess where the Spirit may lead us, we can trust that the Spirit remains with us. We can trust that this moment, these burial shrouds, this empty tomb, are not the end of the story.

Annie

Burns

if we are able to move forward with mercy, grace, compassion, and camaraderie, with sincerity and truth, then the fear and despair, pain, and confusion of this moment will not last. And while we cannot guess where the Spirit may lead us, we can trust that the Spirit remains with us. We can trust that this moment, these burial shrouds, this empty tomb, are not the end of the story.
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April 19, 2019

Good Friday

Karolin

Kuhn, SSND

[Jesus] invites us to be his hands and heart by staying close to those in pain and darkness, by enduring with them their agony, anger and anxiety, by giving voice to their cry for justice and by fighting side by side with them against evil and crime, abuse and oppression.

Karolin

Kuhn, SSND

[Jesus] invites us to be his hands and heart by staying close to those in pain and darkness, by enduring with them their agony, anger and anxiety, by giving voice to their cry for justice and by fighting side by side with them against evil and crime, abuse and oppression.
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April 18, 2019

Holy Thursday

Kathy

Baroody

Can we choose to love to the utmost? To engage humbly with one person at a time, to offer refreshment and tenderness to the weary soul, to look with extraordinary love into the eyes of the person in front of us, and convey that they are of infinite value?

Kathy

Baroody

Can we choose to love to the utmost? To engage humbly with one person at a time, to offer refreshment and tenderness to the weary soul, to look with extraordinary love into the eyes of the person in front of us, and convey that they are of infinite value?
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April 14, 2019

Palm Sunday

Martha

Zechmeister, CJ

Celebrating the Passion of Jesus Christ means to continue our struggle to transform our world into a more human world. This has a political dimension. But it also means to be open, sensitive and touchable for the person who lives next to me.

Martha

Zechmeister, CJ

Celebrating the Passion of Jesus Christ means to continue our struggle to transform our world into a more human world. This has a political dimension. But it also means to be open, sensitive and touchable for the person who lives next to me.
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April 7, 2019

Fifth Sunday of Lent

Kaya

Oakes

Our newness might look like this: that we might speak, and be believed, instead of being dismissed...That we might get, for the first time, to tell our own stories, instead of having them told.

Kaya

Oakes

Our newness might look like this: that we might speak, and be believed, instead of being dismissed...That we might get, for the first time, to tell our own stories, instead of having them told.
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March 31, 2019

Fourth Sunday of Lent

Paola

Piscitelli

May we be able to accept the embrace and words of the Father and may we witness the same welcome and joy to those who are excluded.

Paola

Piscitelli

May we be able to accept the embrace and words of the Father and may we witness the same welcome and joy to those who are excluded.
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March 24, 2019

Third Sunday of Lent

Kristin

Heyer

Responding to God’s prophetic call in Exodus often requires the mercy and patience God shows in Luke’s gospel—we are called not only to resist empire and release the captives, but also to bridge-build and forgive.

Kristin

Heyer

Responding to God’s prophetic call in Exodus often requires the mercy and patience God shows in Luke’s gospel—we are called not only to resist empire and release the captives, but also to bridge-build and forgive.
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March 17, 2019

Second Sunday of Lent

Sister Jane

Wakahiu, LSOSF

God meets us right where we are, and in the ordinariness of our own lives, but we too have a responsibility to pause, to listen, and to open our eyes to see what God is asking of us

Sister Jane

Wakahiu, LSOSF

God meets us right where we are, and in the ordinariness of our own lives, but we too have a responsibility to pause, to listen, and to open our eyes to see what God is asking of us
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March 10, 2019

First Sunday of Lent

Sheila

Kinsey, FCJM

We are to become the presence of God for others. In our lives, we will face temptations, but God is there to guide us so that we don’t fall into sin.

Sheila

Kinsey, FCJM

We are to become the presence of God for others. In our lives, we will face temptations, but God is there to guide us so that we don’t fall into sin.
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March 6, 2019

Ash Wednesday

Christine E.

Boyle

As I enter my forty day journey of Lent I am praying to discern a grace-led and grace-filled pathway forward. Discernment does not mean slow or passive acting; it means deliberately prayerful, and Spirit-led listening and action…

Christine E.

Boyle

As I enter my forty day journey of Lent I am praying to discern a grace-led and grace-filled pathway forward. Discernment does not mean slow or passive acting; it means deliberately prayerful, and Spirit-led listening and action…
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March 3, 2019

Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jaclyn

Newns

We need to image God as a vine grower and gardener admiring us, proud of us. If we really believe that we are worthy of God delighting in us and rejoicing in us, then we have to delight and rejoice in ourselves - and each other.

Jaclyn

Newns

We need to image God as a vine grower and gardener admiring us, proud of us. If we really believe that we are worthy of God delighting in us and rejoicing in us, then we have to delight and rejoice in ourselves - and each other.
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February 24, 2019

Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

Rhonda

Miska

This Gospel challenges each of us, as it challenged the original listeners, to creative nonviolent resistance to injustice.

Rhonda

Miska

This Gospel challenges each of us, as it challenged the original listeners, to creative nonviolent resistance to injustice.
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February 17, 2019

Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jennifer

Owens-Jofré

Let us become a people of radical Christian hope. Let us place our faith in the Kin-dom that is to come. Let us embrace our charge to partner with God in bringing that Kin-dom about, in the here and now.

Jennifer

Owens-Jofré

Let us become a people of radical Christian hope. Let us place our faith in the Kin-dom that is to come. Let us embrace our charge to partner with God in bringing that Kin-dom about, in the here and now.
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February 10, 2019

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Neomi

De Anda

How do we say “yes” to the unknown; to the possibility; to the struggle, to the pain, to the suffering, to listening, like Jesus, to the calls and the cries from our communities both near and far?

Neomi

De Anda

How do we say “yes” to the unknown; to the possibility; to the struggle, to the pain, to the suffering, to listening, like Jesus, to the calls and the cries from our communities both near and far?
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February 3, 2019

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Louise

Lears, SC

Jesus was doing just what he was anointed to do. He was opening the eyes of those before him to their racism and nationalism. He was trying to set them free of their captivity, reminding them that God’s love extends to everyone – and so should theirs.

Louise

Lears, SC

Jesus was doing just what he was anointed to do. He was opening the eyes of those before him to their racism and nationalism. He was trying to set them free of their captivity, reminding them that God’s love extends to everyone – and so should theirs.
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January 27, 2019

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Carmen M.

Nanko-Fernández

For too long we have domesticated the Holy Spirit, imagining a peaceful white dove

Carmen M.

Nanko-Fernández

For too long we have domesticated the Holy Spirit, imagining a peaceful white dove
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January 20, 2019

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jane E.

Regan

As we move into the second week in ordinary time, may we be those who intentionally reflect God’s glory through a sense of gratitude, through actions of kindness, and by nurturing within one another the voices that preach the Gospel in word and action.

Jane E.

Regan

As we move into the second week in ordinary time, may we be those who intentionally reflect God’s glory through a sense of gratitude, through actions of kindness, and by nurturing within one another the voices that preach the Gospel in word and action.
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January 13, 2019

The Baptism of the Lord

Andrea Hattler

Bramson

As you ponder your life, tasks, and responsibilities, let yourself doubt (kinda like John the Baptist), be confident that God accompanies us with love and mercy, and then let yourself stay TRUE to your vocation – whatever it is.

Andrea Hattler

Bramson

As you ponder your life, tasks, and responsibilities, let yourself doubt (kinda like John the Baptist), be confident that God accompanies us with love and mercy, and then let yourself stay TRUE to your vocation – whatever it is.
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January 6, 2019

Epiphany of the Lord

Barbara E.

Quinn, RSCJ

When the light of the Epiphany star sears our souls, it also casts a beam of light across and beyond any horizon we have imagined before, calling us to a new vision.

Barbara E.

Quinn, RSCJ

When the light of the Epiphany star sears our souls, it also casts a beam of light across and beyond any horizon we have imagined before, calling us to a new vision.
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January 1, 2019

The Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

WAMŨYŨ TERESIA

WACHIRA, IBVM

How do I receive those that I consider irrelevant, a nuisance, those that are different from me, the refugees, the migrants, the poor and marginalized? The Marys and Shepherds of our world today.

WAMŨYŨ TERESIA

WACHIRA, IBVM

How do I receive those that I consider irrelevant, a nuisance, those that are different from me, the refugees, the migrants, the poor and marginalized? The Marys and Shepherds of our world today.
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December 30, 2018

Feast of the Holy Family

Kerry

Weber

We’re simply asked to do what families do, which is sacrifice for each other. We work late nights to support each other; we give up jobs to be with each other; we look away from our screens; we clean up after each other, we laugh, we sit in silence, in sorrow, in solidarity with each other. And we do this with the aim of modeling the love of Christ, who sacrificed his life for all of us.

Kerry

Weber

We’re simply asked to do what families do, which is sacrifice for each other. We work late nights to support each other; we give up jobs to be with each other; we look away from our screens; we clean up after each other, we laugh, we sit in silence, in sorrow, in solidarity with each other. And we do this with the aim of modeling the love of Christ, who sacrificed his life for all of us.
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December 25, 2018

Christmas

Yadira

Vieyra Alvarez

We must remember, however, that receiving this child is a decision. If we do not accept and embrace the presence of Jesus in our daily lives, of what use is his peaceful dominion?

Yadira

Vieyra Alvarez

We must remember, however, that receiving this child is a decision. If we do not accept and embrace the presence of Jesus in our daily lives, of what use is his peaceful dominion?
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December 23, 2018

Fourth Sunday of Advent

Sara

Fairbanks, OP

How will we labor with God, who brings down the powerful and lifts up the lowly so that as sisters and brothers we may live in dignity and equality as the one family of God?

Sara

Fairbanks, OP

How will we labor with God, who brings down the powerful and lifts up the lowly so that as sisters and brothers we may live in dignity and equality as the one family of God?
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December 16, 2018

Third Sunday of Advent

Elyse

Galloway

But with God, happiness has absolutely nothing to do with circumstances. Circumstances are temporary, while our relationship and life with God is eternal. We are to lean into this perspective, master it.

Elyse

Galloway

But with God, happiness has absolutely nothing to do with circumstances. Circumstances are temporary, while our relationship and life with God is eternal. We are to lean into this perspective, master it.
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December 12, 2018

Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Natalia

Imperatori-Lee

Guadalupe is still a locus of solidarity for women in travail, and as the patroness of the Americas she reminds us not to be afraid, even though our situations seem hopeless, and that she is here—accompanying us, rejoicing with us, hearing us into speech, encouraging our confrontations with the powerful, preparing a place where we might rest and rejoice in one another.

Natalia

Imperatori-Lee

Guadalupe is still a locus of solidarity for women in travail, and as the patroness of the Americas she reminds us not to be afraid, even though our situations seem hopeless, and that she is here—accompanying us, rejoicing with us, hearing us into speech, encouraging our confrontations with the powerful, preparing a place where we might rest and rejoice in one another.
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December 9, 2018

Second Sunday of Advent

Rebecca

Muder

God isn’t interested in perfect. She is interested in our willingness to try. And, as we try, we are called to remember that we are being joyfully accompanied, in good times and bad.

Rebecca

Muder

God isn’t interested in perfect. She is interested in our willingness to try. And, as we try, we are called to remember that we are being joyfully accompanied, in good times and bad.
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December 8, 2018

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

Annemarie

Paulin-Campbell

How do we grapple in our own annunciation moments when our former understanding of our future is shattered and a new one is held out in invitation?

Annemarie

Paulin-Campbell

How do we grapple in our own annunciation moments when our former understanding of our future is shattered and a new one is held out in invitation?
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December 2, 2018

First Sunday of Advent

Carmen

Sammut, msola

We are called to recognise Jesus, the Emmanuel, God-with-us, God never without us, not in the spectacular but in every person we meet, especially those we would normally exclude and in the small details and gestures, we often fail to notice.

Carmen

Sammut, msola

We are called to recognise Jesus, the Emmanuel, God-with-us, God never without us, not in the spectacular but in every person we meet, especially those we would normally exclude and in the small details and gestures, we often fail to notice.
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November 25, 2018

Solemnity of Christ the King

Agnes M.

Brazal

The crucifixion of Jesus and the death of many other martyrs for faith and justice shows that the promotion of God’s reign is not easy and entails sacrifice. The powers that be will not readily give up their dominion. But our faith provides us with the basis of hope that in the end, it is God’s reign that will last forever.

Agnes M.

Brazal

The crucifixion of Jesus and the death of many other martyrs for faith and justice shows that the promotion of God’s reign is not easy and entails sacrifice. The powers that be will not readily give up their dominion. But our faith provides us with the basis of hope that in the end, it is God’s reign that will last forever.
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November 18, 2018

Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Claire

Noonan

The Scriptures call us to consider all the great teachers of our lives, those both inside and outside the classroom.

Claire

Noonan

The Scriptures call us to consider all the great teachers of our lives, those both inside and outside the classroom.
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