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In Front of the Basilica of the Annunciation, Nazareth  In Front of the Basilica of the Annunciation, Nazareth, October 13, 2016 Enlarge Image


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  • Twenty Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time (Year A)
    Sun, Oct 1 Views 167 Listen 1 Downloads 0

    The prophet Ezekiel reproached the people for indicting or accusing God of being unfair. To counter the accusation that Yahweh is unfair and unjust, the prophet contrasted God’s readiness to forgive and grant life to a sinner with a righteous man who became wicked. Read more »

  • Twenty Seventh Sunday of Ordinary Time (Year A)
    Sun, Oct 8 Views 167 Listen 1 Downloads 0

    Our worries are different because we are really anxious only for people and things we care about. Sometimes worrying can prevent bad things from happening. However, excessive worrying can kill our appetite, make us sick, ruin our relationships and steal our peace. The amazing thing about worry, and we know this from experience, is that only a few of the things we worry about ever happen. Read more »

  • Twenty Eighth Sunday of Ordinary Time (Year A)
    Sun, Oct 15 Views 134 Listen 1 Downloads 0

    We may have some peace with less or no worries and anxieties, and we may have a little more peace because of our noble thoughts and good deeds but we can find true peace only through spiritual contentment. Read more »

  • Twenty Ninth Sunday of Ordinary Time (Year A)
    Sun, Oct 22 Views 137 Listen 1 Downloads 0

    The ideal Christian is one who fulfills his duty both to his fellowmen and to God. We are to respect, protect, fulfill and promote the secular, or civic duty of rendering to Caesar what belongs to Caesar, but at the same time we must also bear in mind our duty to obey God in the religious, or sacred sphere. Read more »

  • Thirtieth Sunday of Ordinary Time (Year A)
    Sun, Oct 29 Views 122 Listen 1 Downloads 0

    To love someone truly means that we also know the person well and love everything about the person. The same is true with our love for God. So, if we say we love God, then — First, we must know God and love His Word as aptly expressed in Psalm 119 which says, “Oh how I love your law!”, Vs. (97). Read more »

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