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Sharing the Word for September 30, 2020

It's good if we're able to say yes to the moments of grace in our lives that arise from time to time and come to us unexpectedly.

Jim Van Vurst, OFM

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Sharing the Word for September 29, 2020

The Church looks on each of the archangels as patrons of certain aspects of our world. But more importantly they represent God's love and care for we human creatures.

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Sharing the Word for September 28, 2020 – Twenty-sixth Week in Ordinary Time – Year 2

At some time or other we all seek some degree of standing in the community of faith. However the criterion of greatness is childlike dependence on the Lord.

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Sharing the Word for September 26, 2020

Jesus wants his disciples to know that there’s more to him than miracles. He wants them to know that suffering lies ahead so they’re not surprised when it comes.

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Sharing the Word for September 25, 2020

In our association with Jesus we have to be sure that we're dealing with the full Jesus--the criminal on the cross as well as the risen Lord.

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Sharing the Word for September 24, 2020

As our intimacy with Jesus deepens we find him increasingly fascinating and intriguing--a mystery of love and generosity.

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Sharing the Word for September 23, 2020

In today's Gospel reading proclaiming the kingdom is the primary consideration for Jesus' disciples. That's the job that needs to get done.

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Sharing the Word for September 22, 2020

Our relationships with each other as children of God give us a closeness even deeper than blood relationships.

Jim Van Vurst, OFM

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Sharing the Word for September 21, 2020 – Twenty-fifth Week in Ordinary Time – Year 2

Like Matthew, we have become followers of Jesus. Our call to follow him is not due to our own special worth or virtue, but simply to the generosity of the Lord.

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Sharing the Word for September 19, 2020

If we tried to remove all the obstacles to the word in our present lives we would almost certainly find that the soil we offer the Lord is much richer.

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