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The God of Choices

Posted by debbie fields on 8/18/21

  For Sunday, August 22, 2021 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time

 

Simon Peter answered him, “Master, to whom shall we go?You have the words of eternal life.We have come to believeand are convinced that you are the Holy One of God.”

If you have ever read a book ... Read More »

Drawn by the Father

Posted by debbie fields on 8/04/21

  For Sunday, August 8, 2021 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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

“No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draw him.” How has God drawn you to faith in Jesus and how have you responded?

If you had been alive ... Read More »

A Longing for Fulfillment

Posted by debbie fields on 7/28/21

  For Sunday, August 1, 2021 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Exodus 16:2-4, 12-15Ephesians 4:17, 20-24John 6:24-35

Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me will never hunger, and whoever believes in me will never thirst.” (John 6:35)

How many times do you ... Read More »

God Multiplies What We Surrender to Him

Posted by debbie fields on 7/21/21

  For Sunday, July 25, 2021 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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

What is God calling me to give? Where does He want to send me to find the hungry and the suffering? Who needs to hear me witness about my faith? What would it ... Read More »

Blessed Interruptions

Posted by debbie fields on 7/15/21

  For Sunday, July 18, 2021 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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

Dr. Scott Kurtzman, chief of surgery at Waterbury Hospital, was on his way to deliver an 8:00 a.m. lecture when he witnessed one of the worst crashes in Connecticut history. A dump truck, whose ... Read More »

A Possession an a Journey

Posted by debbie fields on 7/09/21

For Sunday, July 11, 2021 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

 Amos 7:12-15Ephesians 1:3-14 or 1:3-10Mark 6:7-13

“He instructed them to take nothing for the journeybut a walking stick—no food, no sack, no money in their belts.”

I am the mother of young children, so that means I am a ... Read More »

Bringing Glad Tidings with an Open Heart

Posted by debbie fields on 6/30/21

  For Sunday, July 4, 2021 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time

 Ezekiel 2:2-52 Corinthians 12:7-10Mark 6:1-6

Could you be described as “hard of face and obstinate of heart” (Ezekiel 2:4), particularly in matters of faith? What aspects of the Catholic faith have you yet to embrace with an open ... Read More »

I Say to You, Arise!

Posted by debbie fields on 6/23/21

  For Sunday, June 27, 2021 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

 Wisdom 1:13-15; 2:23-242 Corinthians 8:7, 9, 13-15Mark 5:21-43 or 5:21-24, 35b-43

As Jesus said to Jairus, the synagogue official in today’s Gospel, he also says to us: “Do not be afraid; just have faith.” We often associate the ... Read More »

Fear is Not the End of the Story

Posted by debbie fields on 6/16/21

  For Sunday, June 20, 2021 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time

 Job 38:1, 8-112 Corinthians 5:14-17Mark 4:35-41

Jesus asked them, “Why are you terrified?Do you not yet have faith?”—Mark 4:40

Were you afraid of the dark when you were a child? I certainly was. Although there was a nightlight ... Read More »

The Sure and Silent Growth of God's Kingdom

Posted by debbie fields on 6/09/21

  For Sunday, June 13, 2021 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time

 Ezekiel 17:22-242 Corinthians 5:6-10Mark 4:26-34

My first science project was to plant a seed in a Styrofoam cup and keep track of its growth. My grandmother helped me dig up some dirt and plant the seed. I soaked ... Read More »