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25th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Cheerios Amos 8:4-7; 1 Timothy 2:1-8; Luke 16:1-13 When I first started drinking coffee in high school, the choices were simple. I could drink my coffee black, with cream and/or sugar.  Now if I go to a coffee house, I have to...

24th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Exodus 32:7-11, 13-14; 1 Timothy 1:12-17; Luke 15:11-32 There is a bumper sticker that reads: “If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.”  Education is an investment not only in the future but also in...

23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Wisdom 9:13-18b, Philemon 9-10, 12-17; Luke 14:25-33 He was called “a shepherd in combat boots.”  He died as a prisoner of war in North Korea.  He never used a weapon. He never fired a shot.  But today...

22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sirach 3:19-21, 30-31; Hebrews 12:18-19, 22-24c; Luke 14:1, 7-14 In July, President Trump held a fund raiser at the mansion of a New York real estate tycoon.  The cost of a ticket started at $2800 and went up to...