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An Anatomy of Sin

Posted by debbie fields on 2/22/23



For Sunday, February 26, 2023

1st Sunday of Lent

Genesis 2:7-9; 3:1-7

Romans 5:12-19 OR 5:12, 17-19

Matthew 4:1-11


Kichijiro is a supporting figure in Martin Scorsese’s 2016 drama/history movie, Silence. In the movie, Kichijiro is a Japanese guide who serves and accompanies the French Jesuits, ... Read More »

The Power of our God of Love

Posted by debbie fields on 2/16/23



For Sunday, February 19, 2023

7th Sunday in Ordinary Time  

Leviticus 19:1-2, 17-18

1 Corinthians 3:16-23

Matthew 5:38-48


An excerpt from: Father Arseny: Priest, Prisoner, Spiritual Father (pp. 30-31). Saint Vladimir’s Seminary Press. Kindle Edition:


“The weather outside was ferocious. Many prisoners froze to death ... Read More »

The Heart in Your Hands

Posted by debbie fields on 2/08/23



For Sunday, February 12, 2023

6th Sunday in Ordinary Time 

Sir 15:15-20

1 Cor 2:6-10

Mt 5:17-37 or MT 5:20-22a, 27-28, 33-34a, 37


"Do not think that I have come to abolish the law or the prophets. I have come not to abolish but to ... Read More »

Called to be Salt and Light

Posted by debbie fields on 2/01/23



For Sunday, February 5, 2023

5th Sunday in Ordinary Time 

Isaiah 58:7-10

1 Corinthians 2:1-5

Matthew 5:13-16



You are the light of the world. A city set on a mountain cannot be hidden. Nor do they light a lamp and then put it under ... Read More »

Nothing Ordinary Here!

Posted by debbie fields on 1/26/23



For Sunday, January 29, 2023

4th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Zephaniah 2:3; 3:12-13

1 Corinthians 1:26-31

Matthew 5:1-12a


There is nothing ordinary about Ordinary Time. This couldn’t be truer today when Zephaniah reminds us of the mysteriousness of God’s way and Jesus lays out his ... Read More »

Living the Good News

Posted by debbie fields on 1/18/23



For Sunday, January 22, 2023

3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Isaiah 8:23—9:3

1 Corinthians 1:10-13, 17

Matthew 4:12-23 or 4:12-17


The message of Jesus is simple. It can be boiled down to two sentences. “The Kingdom of God is at hand. Repent and believe in ... Read More »

Behold the True Lamb

Posted by debbie fields on 1/12/23



For Sunday, January 15, 2023

2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Isaiah 49:3, 5-6

1 Corinthians 1:1-3

John 1:29-34


During this time of the National Eucharistic Revival, the faithful should take every opportunity to reflect on the Real and True Presence of Jesus. As John the ... Read More »

Living Under the Gaze

Posted by debbie fields on 12/28/22



For Sunday, January 1, 2023

Mary, the Holy Mother of God

Numbers 6:22-27

Galatians 4:4-7

Luke 2:16-21


The LORD bless you and keep you! 

The LORD let his face shine upon     

you, and be gracious to you! 

The LORD look upon you kindly ... Read More »

The Greatest Gift

Posted by debbie fields on 12/15/22

For Sunday, December 18, 2022

4th Sunday of Advent

Isaiah 7:10-14

Romans 1:1-7

Matthew 1:18-24


"Joseph, son of David,

do not be afraid to take Mary your wife into your home.

For it is through the Holy Spirit

that this child has been conceived in her.

She ... Read More »

Do You Really Want to Know?

Posted by debbie fields on 11/09/22

For Sunday, November 13, 2022 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

 Malachi 3:19-20a2 Thessalonians 3:7-12Luke 21:5-19

We are hearing the word “Armageddon” tossed around the media and even out of the mouths of leaders on several occasions these days. While Armageddon has specific Biblical significance, it is a term that ... Read More »