SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—February 17, 2019 – 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Author: David Dziena ~ February 12, 2019
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Luke 6:17, 20–26 In this week’s Gospel, Luke gives us the Beatitudes taught by Jesus. Jesus also cautions those who are rich, well-fed, happy, and liked by others. Lucas 6, 17.20–26 En el Evangelio de esta semana, Lucas nos enseña las Bienaventuranzas de Jesús. Jesús también previene a los ricos, los satisfechos y los que […]

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SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—February 24, 2019 – 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Author: David Dziena ~ February 12, 2019
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Luke 6:27–38 Jesus continues his teaching following the Beatitudes. He tells us to love our enemies, pray for those who hurt us, and give of ourselves to anyone who asks. We learn the great Golden Rule: Do to others as you would have them do to you. Offer a prayer of praise as we cannot […]

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SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—February 10, 2019 – 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Author: David Dziena ~ February 5, 2019
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Luke 5:1–11 Luke’s telling of the call of the disciples focuses on Simon Peter. Jesus tells Peter to cast his net for a catch even though Peter has fished all night without catching a single fish. He does what Jesus suggests and has a tremendous catch. The great catch of fish reminds Peter of his […]

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SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—February 3, 2019 – 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Author: David Dziena ~ January 29, 2019
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Luke 4:21–30 The Gospel for this Sunday is a summary of Luke’s whole Gospel. Jesus tells the Good News of God’s favor and kindness toward all people. But Jesus’ message is rejected because he is just the son of a carpenter. Everyone faces rejection at one time or another. Children can be deeply hurt by […]

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SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—January 27, 2019 – 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Author: David Dziena ~ January 22, 2019
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Luke 1:1–4; 4:14–21 In this Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus says he fulfills the words of the prophet Isaiah. He is chosen to bring good news to the poor, sight to the blind, and freedom to captives. Those who follow Jesus are called to continue his work of mercy, love, and acceptance. Lucas 1, 1–4; 4, 14–21 En […]

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SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—January 20, 2019 – 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Author: David Dziena ~ January 15, 2019
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John 2:1–11 In this Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus begins his public ministry at a wedding feast at Cana in Galilee. He saves the groom some embarrassing moments by providing a fresh supply of wine. Jesus demonstrates that he brings people together in joy and that he uses human events to convey his message that the Kingdom […]

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SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—January 13, 2019 – Baptism of the Lord

Author: David Dziena ~ January 8, 2019
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Luke 3:15–16, 21–22 The story of Jesus’ baptism in Sunday’s Gospel shows the mystery of the Blessed Trinity. After John baptizes Jesus in the Jordan, God announces to the crowd that Jesus is his beloved Son, and the Holy Spirit in the form of a dove settled on him. Baptism makes all adopted children of […]

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SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—December 25, 2018 & January 6, 2019 – Christmas & Epiphany

Author: David Dziena ~ December 20, 2018
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Christmas: Luke 2:1–14 Epiphany: Matthew 2:1–12 Christmas celebrates God’s becoming one of us and one with us. Jesus comes as an infant, placed in the care of a struggling but loving family. The Feast of the Epiphany, a word that means “manifestation,” celebrates how Jesus was revealed as far more than the king of the […]

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SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—December 23, 2018 – 4th Sunday of Advent

Author: David Dziena ~ December 18, 2018
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Luke 1:39–45 In Sunday’s Gospel, Mary visits her cousin Elizabeth. The two of them demonstrate just how to trust God’s Word and to rejoice in God’s blessings. They both praise God, and Elizabeth gives us the words that are central to the Hail Mary—“Blessed is the fruit of your womb.” The mystery of the Incarnation—God […]

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SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—December 16, 2018 – 3rd Sunday of Advent

Author: David Dziena ~ December 11, 2018
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Luke 3:10–18 In this Advent Gospel, John the Baptist answers some specific questions about preparing for the coming of the Messiah. He urges the sharing of food and clothing. He asked tax collectors to be fair and soldiers to be satisfied with their wages. Most of all, John pointed to the one who is to […]

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