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Third Sunday in ordinary time

Nehemiah 8:2-4a, 5-6, 8-11; 1 Corinthians 12:12-30; Luke 1:1-4, 4:14-21 Proclamation is provocation.  When Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his “I Have a Dream” speech in Washington, DC over 55 years ago, he...

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Isaiah 62:1-5; 1 Corinthians 12:4-11; John 2:1-11 I was at Midway Airport on Tuesday for a flight to Montana. I noticed that I and many other passengers did something that we normally don’t think of as we rush to...

The Baptism of Our Lord

Isaiah 42:1-4, 6-7; Acts 10:34-38; Luke 3:15-16. 21-22 If someone asked you, “Are you anointed?” how would you answer? Hopefully with a simple, “Yes, thank you.”  It may seem presumptuous or...

Solemnity—Epiphany of the Lord

Isaiah 60:1-6; Ephesians 3:2-3a, 5-6; Matthew 2:1-12 Nancy Gibbs, a veteran journalist and the first woman to serve as Editor-in-Chief of Time magazine, once remarked: We know what the birth of a revolution looks like: A...