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15th Sunday in Ordinary Time | 15º domingo del tiempo ordinario

Vineyard Isaiah 55:10-11; Romans 8:18-23; Matthew 13:1-23 Farmers, seeds, and fields make a little more sense to me now than a few months ago. In April I was living in Chicago, and we had a small garden next to our...

14th Sunday in Ordinary Time |  14º domingo del tiempo ordinario

Mask Zechariah 9:9-10; Romans 8:9, 11-13; Matthew 11:25-30 One woman’s rant turned into a barista’s reward. A couple of weeks ago, the woman walked into a Starbucks in San Diego to order a drink.  Lenin...

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time | 13º domingo del tiempo ordinario

Farming 2 Kings 4:8-11, 14-16a; Romans 6:3-4, 8-11; Matthew 10:37-42 What goes around comes around. You get out of life what you put into it. Garbage in, garbage out. You get what you pay for. No pain, no gain. A tree is known...

12th Sunday in Ordinary Time | 12º Domingo del Tiempo Ordinario

Peace Jeremiah 20:10-13; Romans 5:12-15; Matthew 10:26-33 De-escalation is in the news a lot these days. It refers to a collection of attitudes, thoughts, words and actions that help to peacefully and effectively address...