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24th Sunday in Ordinary Time

24th Sunday in Ordinary Time, B Isaiah 50:4c-9a; Psalm 116; James 2:14-18; Mark 8:27-35   Near the end of the 1939 classic film The Wizard of Oz,           Dorothy and her friends come before...

Crossing borders - Cruzando fronteras

23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Isaiah 35:4-7a; Psalm 146; James 2:1-5; Mark 7:31-37   Several years ago,           I participated in a weekend of demonstrations      ...

Washing our hands / Lavarse las manos

22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, B Deut. 4:1-2, 6-8; Psalm 15; James 1:17-18, 21b-22, 27; Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23   Washing our hands          is one of the easiest things that we can do to stay...

The Bread of Life

21st Sunday in Ordinary Time, B Joshua 24:1-2a, 15-17, 18b; Psalm 34; Ephesians 5:21-32; John 6:60-69   I love bread.              All kinds of bread: ...