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On the Loss of a Child (Lk 12:32-40)

In our Gospel reading (Lk 12:32-40), Jesus indicates to us, his “little flock”, the importance of watchfulness over our treasure of faith, and the importance of perseverance. In terms of watchfulness, I remember once losing my son at an amusement … Continue reading

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Becoming Free and Fruitful

In our first reading (Exodus 3:1-15) the same God who had met with and made the great covenant with Abraham hundreds of years before (in Genesis chapter 15) now meets with Moses.  The epic journey of humans with God, the … Continue reading

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Sarah Laughed at God — Gen 17:1-7, 15-16; Mk 8:31-38 — March 1, 2015

Our readings this morning are woven around the theme of how God’s promises to Abraham and Sarah emerge through the community of faith, and through the journey of faith. Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16 is our Hebrew scripture reading today. You can … Continue reading

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Precious to God (Mt 10:24-33 June 22, 2014)

Sunday June 22 2014 “Do not fear—you are of great worth… If you acknowledge me before others, I will acknowledge you” Mt 10:24-33 1. There are startling statements that we have from Jesus in our reading today.  He says, first, … Continue reading

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