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How to Win at Lent

Ok, so the title may be a bit misleading since I'm not sure that "winning" Lent is a thing. But, hey, "How to Have the Best Lent Ever" was already taken. (#thanksmatthewkelly). Anyways....am I the only person that Lent totally snuck up on?! I can't be. Please just say no to make me feel better about myself! I feel like we wrapped up Christmas a week ago - probably because I literally just put away my nativity set last week. No joke. It's a Fontini, there are a lot of pieces, and I'm lazy. Needless to say, I'm having to do

February 9th, 2018|

Understanding the Gospel – February 11, 2018

Wondering what Understanding the Gospel is? Check out the 1st post in the series for an explanation. Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time - Year B If you would like to read the entire text of today’s readings you can find that here.    In today's Gospel, Jesus is approached by a man plagued with a disease called Leprosy. In Jesus' time, people who had leprosy were viewed as "unclean." In fact, they were not even allowed to live in the Community - they lived in isolation - and anytime anyone came near them they had to shout "Unclean!" loudly so people knew to stay away

February 8th, 2018|

Understanding the Gospel – January 28, 2018

Wondering what Understanding the Gospel is? Check out the 1st post in the series for an explanation. Jesus Heals Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time - Year B If you would like to read the entire text of today’s readings you can find that here.  In today's Gospel, Jesus and the disciples arrive at Capernaum, a small village on the Sea of Galilee. Jesus teaches in the synagogue on the Sabbath and people respond to Jesus’ teaching with astonishment, noting Jesus’ authority and comparing it to the authority of the scribes. While there, a man possessed with an unclean spirit calls out to Jesus. As

January 27th, 2018|

Understanding the Gospel – December 17, 2017

Wondering what Understanding the Gospel is? Check out the 1st post in the series for an explanation. Joyful Expectation Third Sunday of Advent - Year B If you would like to read the entire text of today’s readings you can find that here.    The Church calls today, "Gaudete" Sunday. "Gaudete" is a Latin work meaning, "rejoice". It is a reminder that Advent is a time of joy because Jesus, the joy of our Salvation, is coming very soon! In the Gospel today we hear about a man named John the Baptist. John is witnessing and teaching about Jesus in order to "prepare the

December 16th, 2017|
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