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Kingdom Rules: 25th Sunday Homily

By Matt Janeczko, OFM Cap.

This weekend’s readings.

Growing up, my family always did the best it could to have dinner together. We’d adjust the time as best we could depending on who had a Little League game, who was doing what after school, and what evening appointments my father had scheduled. 716 more words

Homily

25th Sunday Ordinary Time 2014

Gospel Reflection for the 25th Sunday Ordinary Time Year A – September 21st 2014

Full scripture for this Sunday is available on our parish website.  674 more words

Gospel Reflection

Jesus the Jew?

Recently in an online Christian forum, a couple of people declared Jesus was not a Jew and that he was killed by the Jews.  Now the only time I’ve really ever heard Christ’s ethnicity being questioned, even if it was in a rhetorical sense, was when chapel speakers were trying to push their agenda for Jesus to be black and not white with blonde hair and blue eyes.  1,049 more words

The Bible

On Miracles

Now when Jesus heard this, he withdrew from there in a boat to a deserted place by himself. But when the crowds heard it, they followed him on foot from the towns.  

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The Gospels

Who needs religion?

Only in chapter 6 does Matthew’s Sermon on the Mount get round to religion. Almsgiving, prayer, fasting: apparently we should do these things secretly – 412 more words

Jesus

The Lord appeared

Genesis 17:1: When Abram was ninety-nine years old the LORD appeared to Abram and said to him, “I am God Almighty; walk before me, and be blameless, 1,076 more words

God