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The Faith of a Child

Posted by debbie fields on 8/08/18

 

For Sunday, August 12th, 2018  19th Sunday in Ordinary Time  

1 Kings 19:4-8 Ephesians 4:30—5:2  John 6:41-51

Having grown up with a brother — and now having three boys of my own — roughhousing and wrestling have always been a constant in my life. The chaos and pandemonium ... Read More »

A Savior Rather Than a King

Posted by debbie fields on 7/25/18

 

For Sunday, July 29th, 2018 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time 

2 Kings 4:42-44 Ephesians 4:1-6   John 6:1-15

After Jesus fed the five thousand, the crowd wanted to make him king. They probably thought that with Jesus ruling over them all their problems would be solved. Only a man ... Read More »

"Come Away ..."

Posted by debbie fields on 7/18/18

  “Come Away…” July 18, 2018  •   Br. John Marmion Villa

For Sunday, July 22nd, 2018 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time 

Jeremiah 23:1-6 Ephesians 2:13-18   Mark 6:30-34

Vacations are times in our lives when many memories are made, either because of the company we keep, the destination we visit, the ... Read More »

Moved by the Holy Spirit

Posted by debbie fields on 7/11/18

 

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sunday, July 15th, 2018

 

                                                                           

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The Courage to Proclaim

Posted by debbie fields on 7/05/18

  For Sunday, July 8th, 2018 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time 

Ezekiel 2:2-5 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 Mark 6:1-6

The hope of the Christian message — once an inspiration to the world over — is increasingly viewed with doubt and suspicion. Perhaps belief in God, in the meaning of ... Read More »

Who Am I...Really?

Posted by debbie fields on 6/27/18

Who Am I … Really?  

For Sunday, July 1st, 2018        13th Sunday in Ordinary Time 

Wisdom 1:13-15 ;2-23-24 2 Corinthians 8:7,9, 13-15 Mark 5:21-43 or 5:21-24, 35b-43

When was the last time you pondered the question, “Who am I?” Ours is a world of distractions ... Read More »

Lift Your Voices for Justice

Posted by debbie fields on 6/20/18

 

For Sunday, June 24, 2018 Solemnity of the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist

Isaiah 49:1-6 Acts 13:22-26 Luke 1:57-66, 80

Although they are few in number, there are a handful of select feasts that may be celebrated on the Sundays of Ordinary Time. Among these is ... Read More »

Breaking News vs. an In-Breaking Kingdom

Posted by debbie fields on 6/13/18

Breaking News vs. an In-Breaking Kingdom

 

For Sunday, June 17, 2018

11th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Ezekiel 17:22-24 2 Corinthians 5:6-10 Mark 4:26-34

I have to admit that I’ve stopped watching television news. It seems that whenever I turn on the cable news networks all I can find ... Read More »

Growing the Kingdom

Posted by debbie fields on 6/06/18

Growing the Kingdom

 

For Sunday, June 10, 2018 10th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Genesis 3:9-15 2 Corinthians 4:13—5:1 Mark 3:20-35

I have a tendency to psych myself out over things. I can get overwhelmed running through various scenarios of outcomes or responses in my mind, which can ... Read More »

The Life Source of the Eucharist

Posted by debbie fields on 5/30/18

God Sees the Worth in All of Us

 

For Sunday, June 3, 2018

The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

Exodus 24:3-8 Hebrews 9:11-15 Mark 14:12-16, 22-26

When I first got married, I was clueless about food and cooking. My husband wasn’t much more ... Read More »