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Sharing the Word for February 1, 2023

Wednesday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time February 1, 2023Daily Reading from the USCCB: Mark 6:1-6 Do we allow people to surprise us? Do we allow God to surprise us? In our Gospel story today, Jesus has returned home. He does not receive a warm welcome back. The townsfolk ask, “Is he not the

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Sharing the Word for January 24, 2023

Memorial of Saint Francis de Sales January 24, 2023Daily Reading from the USCCB: Hebrews 10:1-10 In his Letter to the Hebrews, St. Paul lays out the significance of Christ’s self-sacrifice for us. He situates this sacrifice of Christ given “once and for all” in contrast with the repeated sacrifices of “bulls and goats.” For Paul,

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Separated by Color

Reflect “Let us make man in our image, according to our likeness” (Gen 1:26). Sadly, we do not always see each other in this way. Racism is a reminder of our brokenness. Let us pray for the eyes to see one another as God sees us. Pray Heavenly Father, I come to you as a

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Do You Ever Get Bored?

Reflect We live in a world of constant stimulation. The endless barrage from the 24-hour news cycle, social media posts, streaming programs and so forth, seek to keep our eyes glued at all times. Yet we still get bored. This prayer is for those moments. Pray God, you are the author of all beauty and majesty.Your

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Christ Is Our Light

Reflect As followers of Christ Jesus, we share in his work of salvation. We have “put on Christ,” and proclaim him in both word and deed. Pray Risen Lord, you have broken open the tomb of deathand have brought eternal life to those who believe.You have brought light where there was darkness.Help those who proclaim

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