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16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Rembrandt-martha-mary-jesus-min “Martha, Martha….” When we hear those words in today’s gospel reading, how many of us can hear our own names?  “John, John [or your name here], you are anxious and worried about many...

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Samaritan-min Deuteronomy 30:10-14; Colossians 1:15-20; Luke 10:25-37 The United States government recently informed Dr. Scott Warren that it was going to retry him on charges that he was harboring undocumented immigrants.  That was his...

14th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Isaiah 66:10-14c; Galatians 6:14-18; Luke 10:1-12, 17-20 You may not know the Pareto Principle by name, but you have likely seen it in practice.  It is named after Frederico Damaso Pareto, a 19th century Italian philosopher...

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

1 Kings 19:16b, 19-21; Galatians 5;1-, 13-18; Luke 9:51-62 Are you “all in?” Gamblers are “all in” when they place all their chips in the center of the table. They are so convinced that they have a...