Daily Archives: August 12, 2012

Saturday of the 19th Week of the Year

Matt 19:13-15 Blessing of Children OTHER HOMILY SOURCES: “Let the children come to me.” Learning to find recourse in prayer at an early age is touch of grace. It is amazing how children can pick up the needs of their … Continue reading

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Saturday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time

READINGS (Year II): Reading 1: Ez 18:1-10, 13b, 30-32 The word of the LORD came to me: Son of man, what is the meaning of this proverb that you recited in the land of Israel: “Fathers have eaten green grapes, thus … Continue reading

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Friday of the 19th Week of the Year

Matt 19:3-12 Marriage and Divorce OTHER HOMILY SOURCES: In his address to a large crowd of married couples, the late Pope John Paul I said: “Marriage is a state in which those who are out want to get in and … Continue reading

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Friday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time

READINGS (Year II): Reading 1: Ez 16:1-15, 60, 63 The word of the LORD came to me: Son of man, make known to Jerusalem her abominations. Thus says the Lord GOD to Jerusalem: By origin and birth you are of the … Continue reading

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Thursday of the 19th Week of the Year

Matt 18:21-19:1 The Parable of the Unforgiving Servant OTHER HOMILY SOURCES: Peter asked: ‘Lord, how often must I forgive my brother if he wrongs me?” He got a mathematical answer. “Not seven times, I tell you, but seventy seven times.” … Continue reading

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Thursday of the Nineteenth Week in Ordinary Time

READINGS (Year II): Reading 1: Ez 12:1-12 The word of the LORD came to me: Son of man, you live in the midst of a rebellious house; they have eyes to see but do not see, and ears to hear but … Continue reading

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Wednesday of the 19th Week of the Year

Matt 18:15-20 A Brother who Sins OTHER HOMILY SOURCES: I don’t remember very clearly how my parents settled our fights when we were young. There must have been some process of doing it because we learned to forgive each other … Continue reading

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