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Reflections for Today’s Readings, Sunday, July 20, 2014

Today’s Readings In the first reading, we learn all about the immensity of God’s mercy.  My concern in these modern times is that we depend too much on God’s mercy.  God is merciful when we are repentant – key word … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget the Ashes!

One of my favorite childhood stories in the old testament is the story of Jonah and the whale.  I think that I can relate to Jonah in how I sometimes (out of fear) resist God’s direction.  Sometimes, I believe He … Continue reading

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Reflection on the Readings for Sunday, January 26, 2014

Readings for Sunday, January 26, 2014 In the gospel today, we see the beautiful prophecy from Isaiah fulfilled:  “The people in darkness have seen a great light.” The more I study the Bible, the more I am amazed at how … Continue reading

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