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How Good We Have It

            Enough said:

            “But your eyes are blessed, for they see, and your ears, for they hear. Truly, I’m telling you, many prophets and righteous men longed to see what you see, and did not see it, and to hear what you hear, and did not hear it.” 289 more words


Engaging the Gospel - Matthew 13:24-43

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time: Gospel – Matthew 13:24-43

The parable of the wheat and the weeds describes the problem of evil in the world, a reality that the Catechism explores in several passages. 249 more words


Engaging the Gospel - Matthew 13:1-23

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time: Gospel – Matthew 13:1-23

The Parable of the Sower

“Christianity is the religion of the ‘Word’ of God, not a written and mute word, but incarnate and living” (Catechism paragraph 108). 285 more words


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Homily of Deacon Andy Rammel for the Feast of St. Peter and St. Paul  June 29, 2014 

Matthew 16, 13-19

Here you are, sitting in a church pew. 1,172 more words


This Gospel "yoke"...

Sermon given this morning at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Northampton, MA.


Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens,  1,045 more words


Accepting the Cross

Jesus’ words that “whoeverdoes not take up the cross and follow me is not worthy of me” (Mt. 10:37) are disturbing on two counts. We don’t like the idea of taking up the cross and we don’t like the idea of being rejected by God for not doing it. 570 more words


You Cannot Fit the Trinity in Your Tiny Little Brain

For an explanation on how the mystery of the three persons in one God reveals the inner life of God and why we should care, click on the image.

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