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Monday of the 13th Week of the Year

Matt 8:18-22 The Would-be Followers of Jesus I read this old adage that says: “Do not put off until tomorrow what you can do today.” Jesus in today’s gospel reading is inviting us to be His disciples, to follow Him. … Continue reading

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Tuesday of the 13th Week of the Year

Gen 19:15-29; Matt 8:23-27 The Calming of the Storm at Sea An eccentric professor, thinking to have some fun with a small boy who was reading a Sunday school paper, said to him: “Tell me, my good boy, where God … Continue reading

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Wednesday of the 13th Week of the Year

Matt 8:28-34 The Healing of the Gadarene Demoniacs We are faced with the reality of a devil possession as reported in today’s gospel.  Belief in the devils is part and parcel of the Christian faith.  Devil is not a myth.  … Continue reading

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Thursday of the 13th Week of the Year

Matt 9:1-8 The Healing of a Paralytic Robert Muller suggested a program for achieving a truly forgiving heart: Sunday: Forgive yourself. Monday: Forgive your family. Tuesday: Forgive your friends and associates. Wednesday: Forgive across economic lines within your own nation. … Continue reading

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Friday of the 13th Week of the Year

Gen 23:1-4, 19, 24:1-8, 62-67; Matt 9:9-13 The Call of Matthew According to a report of the Sports Illustrated magazine, a college-football coach was faced with the possibility that his star player might be declared academically ineligible, so he pleaded … Continue reading

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Saturday of the 13th Week of the Year

Matt 9:14-17 The Question about Fasting John the Baptist’s disciples get upset with Jesus’ disciples because they do not fast. It is because part of devout Jewish practice to fast twice a week and yet Christ practices something different. John’s … Continue reading

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