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Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of Mary

The Feast of the Immaculate Conception is an important for the United States. At the Sixth Provincial council of Baltimore in May 17, 1846 the

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2nd Sunday of Advent

The prophet Isaiah begins our readings this week pleading: “Comfort, give comfort to my people, says your God” (Isa 40:1). For many people alive today,

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30th Sunday of Ordinary Time

The Old Testament reading at this Sunday’s mass is drawn from a long passage of the Book of Exodus which recounts the giving of the Mosaic law at

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28th Sunday of Ordinary Time

The Lord’s providence for his holy people is again the theme of this Sunday’s scripture readings, with a focus on the Kingdom of Heaven being the surpassing realization of the

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Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

Respect Life Sunday? The image that runs through the First Reading and the Gospel is that of a Vineyard and the importance of bearing fruit.

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Twenty-Fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time

It seems that whenever this Gospel is discussed the question of fairness becomes the focal point. Was it fair that those who worked the shortest

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24th Sunday of Ordinary Time

The great sage Jesus ben Sirach advises us today regarding the common trap of anger.  Inspired by the Holy Spirit, he writes: “Wrath and anger are

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