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"Get Behind Me" — 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time—Year A

Gospel: Matthew 16:21-27

Jesus began to show his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer greatly from the elders, the chief priests, and the scribes, and be killed and on the third day be raised. 

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It's Okay to Struggle

“Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me. 

For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it.

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Daily Reflection

Homily: 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time [A]

1 “Come, let us return to the Lord; for it is he who has torn, and he will heal us; he has struck down, and he will bind us up.

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22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A

Jer 20, 7-9 / PS 63:2, 3-4, 5-6, 8-9 / Rom 12:1-12 / Mt 16:21-27

     My grandparents deeply believed in the American dream. They believed that if they worked hard they could make a better life for themselves and their family for generations to come. 837 more words


Homily for the 22nd Sunday: Dying to Live

By Sara Knutson

“Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me,” says Jesus in today’s gospel. Dietrich Bonhoeffer famously put it another way: “When Christ calls a man, he bid him come and die.” 563 more words


Catholic Higher Education and Life to the Full

We come together this morning in celebration of our shared vocation as Catholic higher education educators throughout southeast and east Asia.

In this context we also celebrate, appropriately, the martyrdom of John the Baptist. 1,289 more words