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Reflection on Today’s Gospel, Sunday, August 17, 2014

Readings for Sunday, August 17, 2014 I remember when (a few years ago) I read this passage from Matthew’s gospel to my students for the first time.  A few students who were really listening were surprised and perplexed by Jesus’ … Continue reading

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Reflections on Sunday’s Gospel – August 14, 2011

The gospel for mass tomorrow is a doozie!  I’ve done some research.  Many learned people have different takes on this reading from Matthew.  Once, when disturbed by Jesus’ reaction to the Canaanite woman in this passage, I spoke with a … Continue reading

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