Browsing the June 2019 archive of Blog

Honor the Past, Embrace the Future

Posted by debbie fields on 6/26/19


For Sunday, June 30th, 2019 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

1 Kings 19:16b, 19-21 Galatians 5:1, 13-18 Luke 9:51-62

June is a time of transition for dioceses throughout the country. The newly ordained receive their first assignments, and pastors announce their retirements. In the process, parishes lose their ... Read More »

Hungry for the Living God

Posted by debbie fields on 6/19/19


For Sunday, June 23rd, 2019 The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

Genesis 14:18-20 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 Luke 9:11b-17

Cardinal Francis Xavier Nguyen Van Thuan tells a moving story in his book, “Five Loaves & Two Fish”:

There was an old man named Jim ... Read More »

The Messy Joy of the Holy Spirit

Posted by debbie fields on 6/05/19


For Sunday, June 9th, 2019  Pentecost Sunday  

Acts 2:1-11 1 Corinthians 12:3b-7, 12-13 John 20:19-23

Recently, I finally watched an episode of “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo.” In some ways, it can feel similar to other reality shows featuring people dismantling their hoarding spaces and loading unwanted things ... Read More »