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Weekly Reflections

Fox

Be Ready

"Foxes have dens and birds of the sky have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to rest his head." (LK 9:58)

Hands of priest holding up the Eucharist

Give Them Some Food Yourselves

"Taking the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven, Jesus said the blessing over them, broke them and gave them to the disciples to set before the crowd." (LK 9:16)

"And then they will see 'the Son of Man coming in the clouds' with great power and glory." Mark 13:26

Look with Eyes of Faith

"O Lord our God, how wonderful your name in all the earth!" (PS 8:2)

Mary and the Apostles gathered at Pentecost

Variety of Gifts

"Receive the Holy Spirit. Whose sins you forgive are forgiven them, and whose sins you retain are retained." (JN 20:22-23)

Witnesses

"Let the one who thirst come forward, and the one who wants it receive the gift of life-giving water." (REVELATION 22:17)

What is Essential?

"Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you." John 14:27

"And then they will see 'the Son of Man coming in the clouds' with great power and glory." Mark 13:26

All Things New

"I, John, saw a new Heaven and a new Earth." (REV 21:1)

Good Shepherd

White Robes

"My sheep hear my voice; I know them, and they follow me." (JN 10:27)

Repeated Questions

"Jesus said to Simon Peter, 'Simon, Son of John, do you love me more than these?'" (JN 21:15)

The Incredulity of Saint Thomas, Hendrickter Brugghen, c. 1622

Primary Dimensions

"Jesus came and stood in their midst and said to them, 'Peace be with you.'" (JN 20:19)

Cornelius the centurion kneeling in front of St. Peter

Both Peter and Cornelius

"On the first day of the week, Mary of Magdala came to the tomb early in the morning, while it was still dark, and saw the stone removed from the tomb." (JN 20:1)

Palm Sunday

"Blessed is the king who comes in the name of the Lord." (LK 19:38)

Welcome Home

"I shall get up and go to my father and I shall say to him, 'Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you. I no longer deserve to be called your son.'" (LK 15:18-19)

Growth

"Remove the sandals from your feet, for the place where you stand is holy ground." (EX 3:5)

This Week’s Episode

"The Lord God said to Abram, 'Look up at the sky and count the stars, if you can. Just so shall your descendants be.'" (GN 15:5)

Knowing Your Touchstones

"You shall not put the Lord your God to the test. (LK 4:12)

"Every tree is known by its own fruit." – Luke 6:44

Talking Hearts

"A good tree does not bear rotten fruit, nor does a rotten tree bear good fruit. For every tree is known by its own fruit." (LC 6:43-44)

Ash Wednesday Schedule

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Love Your Enemies

"To you who hear I say, love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you." (LK 6:27)

Look ‘Em in the Eye

"Blessed are you who are poor, for the kingdom of God is yours." (LK 6:20-21A)

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