The Fifth Sunday of Lent (Scrutiny III/Cycle A Readings)

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Today’s readings “Lord, by now there will be a stench.” That’s one of my favorite lines in scripture.  It begs the question I want you to pray about this week, which is this: “What in your life really stinks?”  Because … Continued

The Easter Vigil in the Holy Night of Easter

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Today’s readings “You shall be my people, and I will be your God” (Ezekiel 36:28).  I love that last line from the last of the Old Testament readings we heard tonight.  There is a covenant, there has always been a covenant, there … Continued

The Fifth Sunday of Lent – Scrutiny III (Cycle A Readings)

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Today’s readings “Lord, by now there will be a stench.” That’s one of my favorite lines in scripture.  It begs the question I want you to pray about this week, which is this: “What in your life really stinks?”  Because we have … Continued

The Fourth Sunday of Lent – Scrutiny II (Cycle A Readings)

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Today’s readings Today’s Liturgy is all about vision and sight and light and darkness.  All of these, dear friends, are things that many of us certainly take for granted.  Think about it: we don’t appreciate the gift of light until … 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

The Fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time: Rite of Welcoming of Candidates for Full Communion

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Today’s readings There are a lot of experts out there.  And those experts will be happy to give you their opinion.  Really, there is no shortage of places these days from which you can get information.  Television, print media, and … Continued