Daily Archives: August 19, 2012

St. Bartholomew

August 24 Rv 21:9b-14; John 1:45-51 OR. Today is the feast day of Saint Bartholomew, one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ. Bartholomew is a surname: “Bar” means ‘son of,’ just like Mc and O’ and Fitz in some … Continue reading

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Feast of Saint Bartholomew, Apostle

READINGS (August 24): Reading 1: Rv 21:9b-14 The angel spoke to me, saying, “Come here. I will show you the bride, the wife of the Lamb.” He took me in spirit to a great, high mountain and showed me the holy … Continue reading

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St. Bartholomew

August 24 John 1:45-51 A priest-friend of mine told me that he saw this lady in her 40s who was a suplada-type in one of the Masses he celebrated. After the Mass what he did was he asked the name … Continue reading

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Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B)

Prov 9:1-6; Eph 5:15-20; John 6:51-58 You know what? It’s my dream to go to Lanciano in Italy, a small town, and see the bread that became “real flesh” and the wine that became “real blood.” History tells us that … Continue reading

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