A Radical Knowledge

Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Year A Isaiah 45:1, 4-6 Psalm 96:1, 3, 4-5, 7-8, 9-10 1 Thessalonians 1:1-5B Matthew 22:15-21 A Radical Knowledge The cunning of men can be very difficult to bear at times. Jesus was no stranger to deception. In today’s gospel, we encounter the deceit of …

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Ready for the Feast

Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Year A Isaiah 25:6-10A Psalm 23:1-3A, 3B-4, 5, 6 Philippians 4:12-14, 19-20 Matthew 22:1-14 Ready for the Feast Our Scriptures today are a continuation of last week’s teaching. In today’s parable, Jesus is clearly teaching that many had been invited to the wedding feast but …

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The Cornerstone of Life

Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time: Year A Isaiah 5:1-7 Psalm 80:9, 12, 13-14, 15-16, 19-20 Philippians 4:6-9 Matthew 21:33-43 The Cornerstone of Life We all know the importance of making a building structurally sound by using durable materials. If someone cuts back on the quality of the materials, it can …

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