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Reflection on the Readings for Sunday, April 21, 2013

Readings for Sunday, April 21st My students often ask me the question, “If Jesus was Jewish, then why aren’t we Jewish?” I guess that question makes sense.   I tell them how Jesus was the one prophesied about in the … Continue reading

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He Will Be Called “John”

Readings for Sunday, June 24, 2012 When they came on the eighth day to circumcise the child, they were going to call him Zechariah after his father, but his mother said in reply, “No. He will be called John.” Poor … Continue reading

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John 15: 1-8

When I looked up the gospel reading of the day, I was excited to find that it was one of my favorite passages.  John’s gospel is fascinating.  The author uses such rich imagery.  John’s gospel contains many “I am” analogies, … Continue reading

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“Just Thinking…” John 21: 1-14

After this Jesus revealed himself again to the disciples by the Sea of Tibe’ri-as; and he revealed himself in this way.   Simon Peter, Thomas called the Twin, Nathan’a-el of Cana in Galilee, the sons of Zeb’edee, and two others of … Continue reading

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