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July 29, 2012

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time John 6:1-15 Gospel Summary Because of the signs Jesus was performing on the sick, a large crowd followed him as

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July 22, 2012

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Mark 6:30-34 Gospel Summary We can almost picture the disciples telling Jesus excitedly about how busy and successful they have

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July 15, 2012

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Mark 6:7-13 Gospel Summary Jesus summons the Twelve and sends them out two by two. He gives them power over

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July 8, 2012

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Mark 6:1-6. Gospel Summary It is really sad to note the attitude of Jesus’ home town to their suddenly famous

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July 1, 2012

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Mark 5:21-43 Gospel Summary A synagogue official named Jairus pleads with Jesus to cure his daughter, who is at the

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June 24, 2012

Birth of John the Baptist Luke 1:57-66, 80 Gospel Summary Luke introduces his gospel narrative of Jesus with the events surrounding the birth of John

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June 17, 2012

Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time Mark 4:26-34 Gospel Summary Jesus teaches the meaning of the reign or kingdom of God by way of two parables.

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June 10, 2012

The Body and Blood of Christ Mark: 14:12-16, 22-26 Gospel Summary The Sacrament of the Body and Blood of Christ, which we call the Eucharist,

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June 3, 2012

Trinity Sunday Matthew 28:16-20 Gospel Summary This carefully crafted passage is the climactic summary of the essential themes of Matthew’s gospel. Jesus, now Risen Lord,

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May 27, 2012

Pentecost Sunday John, 20: 19-23. Gospel Summary On Pentecost Sunday we celebrate the wonderful good news that the risen Lord has poured out his Spirit

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May 20, 2012

Seventh Sunday of Easter John 17:11b-19 Gospel Summary This passage is part of the high-priestly prayer of Jesus that John uses as the climax of

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May 13, 2012

Sixth Sunday of Easter John 15:9-17 Gospel Summary This gospel passage is filled with beautiful statements about the ever popular subject of love. Jesus tells

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May 6, 2012

Fifth Sunday of Easter John 15:1-8 Gospel Summary In this passage from the Last Supper Discourse (13:31-17:26), Jesus reveals to his disciples and to us

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April 29, 2012

Fourth Sunday of Easter John 10:11-18 Gospel Summary In our largely urban society we tend to glamorize sheep herding. In fact, and especially in Jesus’

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April 22, 2012

Third Sunday of Easter Luke 24:35-48 Gospel Summary On that first Easter Sunday of the Lord’s Resurrection, two disciples return to Jerusalem from their journey

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April 15, 2012

Second Sunday of Easter John 20: 19-31 Gospel Summary The first thing that we notice in today’s gospel is the amazing effect of that the

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April 8, 2012

Easter Sunday John 20:1-9 Gospel Summary John’s gospel ends as it began, with the question: where does Jesus dwell? Immediately after his baptism by John

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