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Sunday Soundbite for October 1, 2017

The point our Lord wants to make is clear: those who sin can change. Sinners who repent are welcome in the Kingdom.

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Sunday Soundbite for September 24, 2017

Perhaps we're meant to delve deeper into what "fairness" means in human terms, so that we can understand it in God's terms.

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Sunday Soundbite for September 17, 2017

Perhaps we are quick to criticize Peter for his stinginess in forgiving. But how often would you or I forgive an offense from the same person?

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Sunday Soundbite for September 10, 2017

Today’s Gospel gives Christ’s step-by-step plan for dealing with someone in the community who sins.

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Sunday Soundbite for September 3, 2017

The challenge of the gospel remains real for us. We want to save face, avoid the embarrassment of taking an unpopular stand. But at what cost?

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Sunday Soundbite for August 27, 2017

Our faith is incarnational--it is rooted in both the human and the divine. The challenge of God's Word today is to keep a "heavenly" perspective in our understanding of leadership and service.

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Sunday Soundbite for August 20, 2017

Matthew relates a story that shows how a mission to the Gentiles could still respect the historical role of Israel in first hearing the Good News.

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Sunday Soundbite for August 13, 2017

The perception of the prophet to discern God in an unlikely place, and the courage of Peter to take a bold step to meet Jesus: those are qualities I'm praying for--how about you?

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Sunday Soundbite for August 6, 2017

The good feelings we may get from the Sunday Mass or a great retreat experience tempt us to stay put. But there's a real world out there.

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Sunday Soundbite for July 30, 2017

It's my humanness that usually keeps me from being as intense about the Kingdom of God as Jesus proposes. How about you?

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