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Ecclesiastes is attributed to Solomon, depicted by the Russian painter Isaak Asknaziy

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The Eighteenth Sunday of the Year: Eccl 1:2 & 2:21-23; Col 3:1-5 & 9-11; Lk 12:13-21 (year c)

A detail from The Lord’s Prayer by French painter James Tissot (1836-1902)

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The Seventeenth Sunday of the Year: Gen 18:20-32; Col 2:12-14; Lk 11:1-13 (year c)

Christ at the home of Martha and Mary by Georg Friedrich Stettner (d 1639)

The Sixteenth Sunday of the Year: Gen 18:1-10; Col 1:24-28; Lk 10:38-42 (year c)

The Good Samaritan by David Teniers the Younger, after Francesco Bassano

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The Fifteenth Sunday of the Year: Deut 30:10-14 ; Col 1:15-20; Lk 10:25-37 (Year C)

Christ and the Apostles by Georges Rouault

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The Fourteenth Sunday of the Year: Is 66:10-14; Gal 6:14-18; Lk 10:1-12 (Year C)

St Paul, depicted by Rembrandt, says that Christ ‘meant us to remain free’

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The 13th Sunday of the Year: 1 Kgs 19:16 & 19-21; Gal 5:1, 13-18; Lk 9:51-62 (Year C)

The prophet Zechariah, depicted by Michelangelo in the Sistine Chapel

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The Twelfth Sunday of the Year: Zech 12:10-11; Gal 3:26-29; Lk 9:18-24 (Year C)

Christ in the House of Simon by Dieric Bouts

The 11th Sunday of the Year: 2 Sam 12:7 – 10 & 13; Gal 2:16 & 19-21; Lk 7:36 – 8:3

The Resurrection of the Son of the Widow of Nain (1814) by Jean-Baptiste Wicar

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Whenever we celebrate the Eucharist, memory is more than recall. It is a sharing in all that is remembered, a true encounter with Christ

What we cannot fully grasp becomes our deepest reality in the Spirit promised by Jesus

Trinity Sunday: Prov 8:22-31; Rom 5:1-5; Jn 16:12-15 (Year C)