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Misfortune and Good Fortune

Botticelli-madonna-and-child-with-john-the-baptist Memorial of St. John of Kanty Malachi 3:1-4, 23-24; Luke 1:57-66 One of the unfortunate things about having the name John is that it is also a slang term in English for the ...

Real Authority

Jesus-teaching-disciples Numbers 24:2-7, 15-17a; Matthew 21:23-27   During this week, our readings intensify our expectation of the coming of Jesus. The words of the prophets and the stories of ...

The Ultimate Homemaker

Immaculate-conception Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception Genesis 3:9-15, 20; Ephesians 1:3-6, 11-12; Luke 1:26-38 The National Geographic magazine recently published a special issue on women. ...

Lord, I am not worthy to have you enter under my roof

Jesus-and-the-centurion Isaiah 4:2-6; Matthew 8:5-11   “Lord, I am not worthy to have you enter under my roof…” These are familiar words for us. We repeat them every time ...