Wisdom Beyond Time and Space

  Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Year B   Ezekiel 2:2-5 Psalm 123:1-2, 2, 3-4 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 Mark 6:1-6 Wisdom Beyond Time and Space The Incarnation represents for us the dawning of salvation.  The characters involved in the events surrounding this watershed in history were people like us.  Since …

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Pope Francis’ Encyclical LAUDATO SI’ Provides Vision of Stewardship for Humanity


Last week, Our Holy Father released his Encyclical (papal letter to the Bishops) entitled Laudato Si’, translated “Be Praised” or “Praise be with you”. The document has been discussed widely by the press and individuals since its release, calling it “environmentalist” or other words, both positive and negative. I always …

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Courage and Faith


  Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Year B   Wisdom 1:13-15; 2:23-24 Psalm 30:2, 4, 5-6, 11, 12, 13 2 Corinthians 8:7, 9, 13-15 Mark 5:21-43 Courage and Faith (Mark 5:21-43) The ministry of Jesus is constantly associated with God’s willingness to make humanity whole.  Countless people whose names we …

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