"Harden not your hearts"

Mar 07, 2024
I like the response to today's psalm which goes, "If today you hear God's voice, harden not your hearts." (Psalm 95:7-8) This is about listening and remaining open.
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  Teaching the message of love

Mar 06, 2024
The Pharisees often criticized Jesus and his disciples accusing them of not obeying the Law. They especially attacked Jesus for healing on the Sabbath. In today's gospel from Matthew 5:17-19, Jesus explains his position. ''I have not come to abolish the law or the prophets, but to bring them to perfection.''
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  God loves all people

Mar 04, 2024
To understand today's gospel we have to see that it is the second part of the proclamation in Nazareth of the mission of Jesus.(Luke 4:16-30) He had just said that his mission is to the poor, to captives, to the blind and the oppressed.
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  ''Thus says the Lord God.''

Feb 23, 2024
Today Ezekiel begins his proclamation by saying, ''Thus says the Lord God.''
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  The Last Judgment

Feb 19, 2024
In today's gospel from Mathew 25:31-46, we hear what is called the Last Judgment. Jesus tells us that we will be judged on how we treat those who were hungry or thirsty, naked, discriminated against or in prison.
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  Question of fasting

Feb 16, 2024
As we begin our Lenten journey, we might be wondering if we should fast. Today's first reading from Isaiah 58:1-9 gives us one answer.
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  Making the right choices

Feb 15, 2024
Life is about the choices we make. To make the right choices we need to be able to make proper judgments.
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