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Weekly Reflections

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)

Sinful Man, Holy Man

"Jesus said to Simon, 'Put out into deep water and lower your nets for a catch.'"(LK 5:4)

Jesus, Son of Jeremiah

"Amen, I say to you, no prophet is accepted in his own native place." (LK 4:24)

feast

One Christ, One Body

“Go, eat rich foods and drink sweet drinks, and allot portions to those who had nothing prepared; for today is holy to our LORD.” (NEH 8:10)

Wondrous Child

"His mother said to the servers, 'Do whatever he tells you.'" (JN 2:5)

John the Baptist: Patron Saint of Liturgical Ministers

"John answered them all, saying, 'I am baptizing you with water, but one mightier than I is coming. I am not worthy to loosen the thongs of his sandals.'" (LK 3:16)

Visit of the Magi

Traditions Uncover Meaning

"Magi from the east arrived in Jerusalem, saying, 'Where is the newborn king of the Jews?'" (MT 2:1-2)

Blessed

"Mary set out and traveled to the hill country in haste to a town of Judah, where she entered the house of Zechariah and greeted Elizabeth." (LK 1:39-40)

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