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The Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany: Year B

The power to heal Isaiah 40:21-31 Psalm 147:1-12, 21c 1 Corinthians 9:16-23 Mark 1:29-39 Here at the beginning of history’s central event – the advent of Jesus Christ – Mark records the healing of a mother-in-law. Mark sandwiches this event … Continue reading

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The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany: Year B

Power over evil Deuteronomy 18:15-20 Psalm 111 1 Corinthians 8:1-13 Mark 1:21-28 Jesus had the power to drive out evil from the lives of people. It today’s Gospel, we hear how Jesus and his disciples came to Capernaum, with Jesus … Continue reading

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The Second Sunday after the Epiphany: Year B

Here I Am! 1 Samuel 3:1-10 (11-20) Psalm 139:1-5, 12-17 1 Corinthians 6:12-20 John 1:43-51 One of the themes of today’s readings is responding to God’s call. We have the story of the prophet Eli, who recognizes that it is … Continue reading

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The Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany: Year A

Living a life of justice and compassion Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18 Psalm 119:33-40 1 Corinthians 3:10-11, 16-23 Matthew 5:38-48 Today’s Gospel continues the Sermon on the Mount. ┬áJesus teaches that it is not enough for us to love our neighbors who … Continue reading

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The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany: Year A

God’s word is proclaimed. God’s way is proclaimed. Micah 6:1-8 Psalm 15 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12 The powerful words of Micah are reflected in our call to justice as well as pattern of liturgy. Worship is an act in … Continue reading

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Easter Day – Year C

Three Women Isaiah 65:17-25 Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 1 Corinthians 15:19-26 Luke 24:1-10 Once again the loyal Galilean women are on the scene, as they have been throughout the past few days of Jesus’ passion. Their faithful compliance with the law … Continue reading

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Epiphany’s Epistle: Corinthians continued

As in Year A (which focused on the beginning of 1 Corinthians 1-4), a serialized reading of Paul’s First Letter to the Corinthians 6-9 and Second Corinthians 1-3 is read in Year B. Epiphany 2: 1 Corinthians 6:12-20 – Paul … Continue reading

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