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The Spin Cycle

Posted by debbie fields on 1/20/22

For Sunday, January 23, 2022 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

 Nehemiah 8:2-4a, 5-6, 8-101 Corinthians 12:12-30 Or 1 Corinthians 12:12-14, 27Luke 1:1-4; 4:14-21

Jesus came into this world to show us God’s kind, beautiful, suffering face. God, who cares deeply about the poor, the captives, the blind, and oppressed ... Read More »

We Have Seen His Glory

Posted by debbie fields on 1/14/22

  For Sunday, January 16, 2022 2nd Sunday of Ordinary Time

 Isaiah 62:1-51 Corinthians 12:4-11John 2:1-11

If you’re anything like me, it seems like it has been months since we celebrated Christmas. The busy and rich holy days gave way to New Year’s resolutions, as we returned to work, ... Read More »

The Baptism of Jesus Christ, the Messiah and Son of God

Posted by debbie fields on 1/05/22

  For Sunday, January 9, 2022 The Baptism of the Lord

 Isaiah 42:1-4, 6-7 or Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-11Acts 10:34-38 or Titus 2:11-14; 3:4-7Luke 3:15-16, 21-22

Who is Jesus Christ?

It is a question people asked as they witnessed him preach, heal the sick, and work other wonders. It is ... Read More »

Revelation of the Magi

Posted by debbie fields on 12/29/21

  For Sunday, January 2, 2022 The Epiphany of the Lord

 Isaiah 60:1-6Ephesians 3:2-3a, 5-6Matthew 2:1-12

When I walked into the hospital room that evening, there was Zoe, all wrapped up in a bundle of sleeping beauty, having been born only a few hours prior. She was laying on ... Read More »

Mary, Jesus Expert

Posted by debbie fields on 12/15/21

  For Sunday, December 19, 2021 4th Sunday of Advent

 Micah 5:1-4aHebrews 10:5-10Luke 1:39-45

In the 1970s, if someone wanted to increase their tennis prowess, they would watch Chris Evert Lloyd’s moves on the court. For the millions of little girls with the iconic ‘Dorothy Hamill’ pixie and dreams ... Read More »

Rejoice in the Presence of God!

Posted by debbie fields on 12/08/21

For Sunday, December 12, 2021 3rd Sunday of Advent

 Zephaniah 3:14-18aPhilippians 4:4-7Luke 3:10-18

“Shout for joy, O daughter Zion! Sing joyfully, O Israel!” “Rejoice in the Lord always. I shall say it again: rejoice!” These words from the Prophet Zephaniah and the Letter of St. Paul to the Philippians ... Read More »

Hear the Voice of God

Posted by debbie fields on 12/02/21

  For Sunday, December 5, 2021 2nd Sunday of Advent

 Baruch 5:1-9Philippians 1:4-6, 8-11Luke 3:1-6

We live in an age of hashtags, sound bites, and blogs and in a world of competing viewpoints and clamoring voices. It can sometimes be difficult to discern what is really worthy of our ... Read More »

Recognizing the King

Posted by debbie fields on 11/17/21

  For Sunday, November 21, 2021 Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

 Daniel 7:13-14Revelations 1:5-8John 18:33b-37

When I hear the word ‘king,’ there’s a couple familiar connotations come to my mind. First, I think Hollywood film, and second, British royalty. I think of Aragorn when he is ... Read More »

You Can Always Find Hope

Posted by debbie fields on 11/10/21

  For Sunday, November 14, 2021 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

 

Daniel 12:1-3Hebrews 10:11-14, 18Mark 13:24-32

On Thanksgiving Day, I decided to attend Mass. It had only been a few months since returning to the Church after an extended absence; however, I would not classify participation before the ... Read More »

The Gifts that Cost Us

Posted by debbie fields on 11/03/21

  For Sunday, November 7, 2021 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

 1 Kings 17:10-16Hebrews 9:24-28Mark 12:38-44 or 12:41-44

“I have nothing baked; there is only a handful of flour in my jar and a little oil in my jug. Just now I was collecting a couple of sticks, to ... Read More »