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Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Isaiah 6:1-2a, 3-8; Psalm 138; 1 Corinthians15:1-11; Luke 5:1-11 Which country produces the most trash in the world? It probably didn’t take you too long to guess: the USA. According to the Environmental...

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jeremiah 1:4-5, 17-19; Psalm 71; 1 Corinthians 12:31-13:13; Luke 4:21-30 This past week we experienced an extreme change in the weather.  Within 48 hours, the temperature went from just above freezing to more than 20...

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...