Advent 1 December 3, 2017                  Mark 13 : 24-37 The first Sunday of Advent, now we can really get ready for Christmas! Forget the fact that the stores have had the Christmas decorations up for awhile and the secular Christmas carols have been piped in as well, now it is official, the first Sunday of […]

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A time of reckoning is upon us

Readings for Pentecost 24: Zeph 1:7,12-18; Ps 90:1-8,12; 1 Thess 5:1-11; Matt 25:14-30. That we are entering a natural time of darkness was unavoidable 2 weeks ago as we changed our clocks to give us more daylight to start our days.   This sign of darkening times is echoed well in the readings of this Christian […]

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Saying no to Caesar, saying yes to God!

October 22, 2017                 CCC                      Matthew 22: 15-22 Have you ever felt that you have fallen into a trap? Today’s gospel passage is about people setting a trap for Jesus. His opponents have joined forces. The Herodians, who are the collaborators with the occupying Roman forces, the people with money and influence, and the […]

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