Ash Wednesday

Jl 2:12-18; Ps 51:3-6, 12-14, 17; 2Cor 5:20-6:2; Mt 6:1-6, 16-18 If we prayed Psalm 51 every day throughout lent, perhaps then we would retrieve the joy of God’s salvation.  However, this may be just too much to ask; so perhaps we could simply pray for forty days, “Lord, give me back the joy of […]

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Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Only twice in the three-year cycle of Sunday readings do we hear from the Book of Leviticus. This middle book of the Torah is concerned with many topics related to worship, morality, and the conduct of one’s everyday life. As Catholics we should appreciate the deep care with which our Jewish forebears observed the call […]

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