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March 18, 2012

Fourth Sunday of Lent John 3:14-21 Gospel Summary In today’s gospel selection, Jesus continues his discussion with Nicodemus on the subject of baptism. It is

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March 11, 2012

Third Sunday of Lent John 2:13-25 Gospel Summary Since the Passover was near, Jesus goes up to Jerusalem to celebrate the festival with his fellow

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March 4, 2012

Second Sunday of Lent Mark 9:2-10 Gospel Summary Today’s gospel brings us a story about the illumination of Jesus on a mountaintop in the presence

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February 26, 2012

First Sunday of Lent Mark 1:12-15, Cycle B Gospel Summary The Spirit drives Jesus into the wilderness where he is tempted by Satan. We should

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February 19, 2012

Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time Mark 2:1-12, Cycle B Gospel Summary This Sunday’s gospel passage recounts the story of Jesus’ cure of a paralytic. We

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February 12, 2012

Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time Mark 1:40-45, Cycle B Gospel Summary This passage continues the narrative of Jesus’ mission immediately following his baptism in the

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February 5, 2012

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time Mark 1:29-39, Cycle B Gospel Summary In Mark’s gospel, Jesus is presented as one who acts rather than as one

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January 29, 2012

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time Mark 1: 21-28 Cycle B Gospel Summary Jesus goes to the synagogue in Capernaum with four of his disciples where

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January 22, 2012

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time Mark 1:14-20 Cycle B Gospel Summary Today’s gospel tells us that Jesus went to Galilee to begin his messianic ministry.

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January 15, 2012

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time John 1: 35-42 Year B Gospel Summary John the Baptist, standing with two of his disciples, upon seeing Jesus exclaims,

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January 8, 2012

Epiphany Matthew 2: 1-12, Year B Gospel Summary The Epiphany gospel is a continuation of the Christmas story in Matthew’s prologue to his gospel (chapters

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January 1, 2012

Octave Day of Christmas Luke 2:16-21, Year B Gospel Summary Today’s gospel text suffers somewhat from being removed from its biblical context. We are told

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Christmas

Luke 2: 1-14, Year B Gospel Summary In the gospel passage for Mass at Midnight we hear the Christmas story from the Gospel of Luke.

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Fourth Sunday of Advent

Luke 1:26-38 Cycle B Gospel Summary On the carefully programmed Advent journey to Christmas, the Fourth Sunday belongs to Mary. This is so because Christmas,

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First Sunday of Advent

Mark 13: 33-37 Cycle B Gospel Summary In this gospel passage Jesus illustrates the mystery of his future, final coming in power and glory with

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Feast of Christ the King

Matthew 25:31-46 Gospel Summary Today’s selection from the gospel of Matthew is very appropriate for the feast of Christ the King because it portrays Christ

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