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THE INCARNATION AND THE CHURCH – One Bread, One Body, Jun 1, 2014

Ascension of the Lord, Pentecost Novena - Day 3 Acts 1:1-11 | Ephesians 1:17-23 | Psalm 47:2-3, 6-9 | Matthew 28:16-20 "No sooner had He said this than He was lifted up before their eyes in a cloud which took Him from their sight." —Acts 1:9 Jesus' Ascension seemed to have ended our time to benefit from His Incarnation. We could no longer see God face to face, hear Him, and touch Him [...]

TRYING, FAILING, AND LEARNING – One Bread, One Body, May 28, 2014

Acts 17:15, 22—18:1 | Psalm 148:1-2, 11-14 | John 16:12-15 "When they heard about the raising of the dead, some sneered, while others said, 'We must hear you on this topic some other time.' " —Acts 17:32 When Paul spoke of Jesus and the resurrection to the people of Athens, they called him a "magpie" (Acts 17:18), sneered at him, and brushed him off (Acts 17:32). However, a few became believers (Acts 17:34). As we read through Acts of the ... [...]

THE COMPANY LINE – One Bread, One Body, May 10, 2014

St. Damien of Molokai Acts 9:31-42 | Psalm 116:12-17 | John 6:60-69 "From this time on, many of His disciples broke away and would not remain in His company any longer." —John 6:66 What on earth could Jesus have possibly said that would result in many of His disciples refusing to remain in His company [...]

December 1st 2013 – First Sunday in Advent

Listen Here! In a Dark Hour Readings: Isaiah 2:1-5 Psalm 122:1-9 Romans 13:11-14 Matthew 24:37-44 Jesus exaggerates in today’s Gospel when He claims not to know the day or the hour when He will come again. He occasionally makes such overstatements to drive home a point we might otherwise miss (see Matthew 5:34; 23:9; Luke 14:26). His point here is that the exact “hour” is not important [...]