Thursday of the Second Week of Lent: Mass for the Pope

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Today’s readings The great sin of the rich man may not have been the sin of neglecting poor Lazarus, although that was certainly bad.  His greatest sin, though, was that he trusted in himself and not in God.  He had … Continued

The Second Sunday of Lent [C]

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Today’s readings One of the best Lenten reminders that I can think of comes in today’s second reading.  Here, Saint Paul tells the Philippians that “our citizenship is in heaven.”  We know how true this is.  We may have made … Continued

Our Lady of Lourdes/World Day of the Sick

Today’s readings Bernadette Soubirous was a sickly young woman.  But on February 11, 1858, her entire life changed when a beautiful lady, clothed in white, with a rosary over her arm and a yellow rose on each foot, appeared to … Continued

The Fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time [C]

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Today’s readings The parts in brackets were done at the 5pm Mass which included the Rite of Acceptance into the Order of the Catechumenate. Today’s readings remind me of one of my favorite theological facts: we were all created for … Continued

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