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Spiritual Life

The Word This Week

We, like the disciples, will be gripped in life’s unpredictable storms

The word this week

Nineteenth Sunday of the Year, 1 Kings 19:9 & 11-13; Romans 9: 1-5; Matthew 14: 22-33 (Year A)

Day by day we come to the Eucharist from the loneliness of fractured and divided lives

The word this week

Eighteenth Sunday of the Year, Is 55:1-3; Rom 8:35 & 37-39; Mt 14:13-21 (Year A)

Solomon was not drawn to the superficiality of success and power

The word this week

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, 1 Kgs 3:5, 7-12; Ps 119; Rom 8:28-30; Mt 13:44-52 (Year A)

We cannot avoid making judgments, but judgment should always be tempered by mercy

The word this week

Sixteenth Sunday of the Year, Wis 12:13, 16-19; Ps 86; Rom 8:26-27; Mt 13:24-43 (Year A)

Christ comes to us as the living Word

The word this week

Fifteenth Sunday of the Year, Isaiah 55:10-11; Romans 8: 18-23; Mathew 13: 1-23 (Year A)

The Spirit of God has made his home in you

The word this week

Fourteenth Sunday of the Year Zec 9:9-10; Ps 145; Rom 8:9, 11-13; Mt 11:25-30 (Year A)

We can choose to live a life that is sensitive to God’s presence

Elizabeth of Aragon, painted by Francisco de Zurbarán

The word this week

The Solemnity of Ss Peter and Paul, Acts 12:1-11; Ps 34; 2 Tm 4:6-8, 17-1; Mt 16:13-19 (Year A)

In the Eucharist Christ becomes for us all that the Father had been for him

The word this week

The Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ, Dt 8:2-3, 14B-16A; Ps 147; 1 Cor 10:16-17; Jn 6:51-58 (Year A)

The Holy Spirit, at work within us, reaches from the head to the heart

The word this week

The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity, Ex 34:4B-6, 8-9; Dn 3:52, 53, 54, 55, 56; 2 Cor 13:11-13; Jn 3:16-18 (Year A)

The Ascension marks our new beginning in Christ

The word this week

The Ascension of the Lord, Acts 1:1-11; Ps 47; Eph 1:17-23; Mt 28:16-20 (Year A)