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Monday of the 28th Week of the Year

Luke 11:29-32 The Demand for a Sign We love miracles. When we hear, for example, that the eyes of the statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary is crying with blood or the Santo Nino appeared to a certain person, we … Continue reading

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Tuesday of the 28th Week of the Year

Luke 11:37-41 Denunciation of the Pharisees and Scholars of the Law The Johns Hopkins Medical Letter in its 2001 brochure presented twelve lifestyle choices in order to have a healthy and clean life. It says: Exercise daily or get moving; … Continue reading

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Wednesday of the 28th Week of the Year

Luke 11:42-46 Woe to the Pharisees and Scholars of the Law Jesus uses strong words of rebuke to teachers and lawyers in today’s gospel by saying, ‘woe to you.’ This is to point out that their religious practices do not … Continue reading

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Thursday of the 28th Week of the Year

Luke 11:47-54 Denunciation of the Scholars of the Law Feodor Dostoevski, in his book, The Brothers Karamazov, says, “Men reject their prophets and slay them but they love their martyrs and honor those whom they have slain.” Dostoevski’s words somehow … Continue reading

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Friday of the 28th Week of the Year

Luke 12:1-7 Courage Under Persecution According to Laurie B. Rosenblum MPH, more than 10% of Americans have a specific phobia or fear. These phobias usually start in childhood, adolescence or early adulthood. Although many childhood phobias disappear before adulthood, only … Continue reading

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Saturday of the 28th Week of the Year

Luke 12:8-12 Sayings about the Holy Spirit Fr. Jack McArdle tells a story about God’s forgiveness. Imagine when we die and Jesus comes to meet us and shows us a video of our entire life. On the video we see … Continue reading

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