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Sunday Soundbite for May 15, 2022

May 11, 2022 Sunday Soundbites
The New Testament Book of Revelation is puzzling with its strange descriptions and symbolism. Many readers misunderstand its purpose and try to find involved, often convoluted references to specific events in our own time or the future. But much of Revelation refers to the time in which it was written.

Sunday Soundbite for May 8, 2022

May 4, 2022 Sunday Soundbites
Today when we hear the exciting adventures of Paul and Barnabas in the reading from the "Acts of the Apostles" we may wonder:  How can we answer the call from Jesus to “go out and preach to all nations”? One way is to support missionaries we may know personally by our prayers and financial help.

Sunday Soundbite for May 1, 2022

Apr 27, 2022 Sunday Soundbites
Christians down through the ages have come to recognize the risen Christ in their midst as the Scriptures are proclaimed and the Eucharistic meal is shared. What we are celebrating in this Easter Season--the Paschal sacrifice of Christ, his dying and rising—is present to us in each Mass.

Sunday Soundbite for April 24, 2022

Apr 20, 2022 Sunday Soundbites
Today's Easter story is specifically directed at us--those who would come to believe in Jesus down through the ages. We are part of a community of faith--a living legacy passed on from generation to generation, and often given at great cost, with personal sacrifice.

Sunday Soundbite for April 17, 2022

Apr 13, 2022 Sunday Soundbites
In his essay, J.R.R. Tolkien pays tribute to the power of the Christian proclamation. He notes that there is no other story which so many skeptics “have accepted as true on its own merits.” Our Easter Gospel is a story of living faith in which we are participants, and to which we are now witnesses.

Sunday Soundbite for April 10, 2022

Apr 6, 2022 Sunday Soundbites
Luke remains consistent to the characteristics he’s highlighted all through his Gospel. He especially depicts Jesus’ concern for those on the margins of society--shown as the Lord heals in the Garden, comforts the weeping women, forgives his executioners, and welcomes the repentant thief.

Sunday Soundbite for April 3, 2022

Mar 30, 2022 Sunday Soundbites
The knowledge and perspective we bring to any experience determines how we feel about that experience. Lent is a time to alter our way of looking at ourselves and our world. What surprises await us this week as we re-orient ourselves based on our coming to know Jesus Christ?

Sunday Soundbite for March 27, 2022

Mar 23, 2022 Sunday Soundbites
The Gospel story today is the familiar one of the prodigal son, better titled “The Father Who Couldn’t Forget.” There our God is portrayed as the parent who waited day after day for his errant child to return.

Sunday Soundbite for March 20, 2022

Mar 16, 2022 Sunday Soundbites
Jesus says all of us must be “reform-minded.” We all have opportunities to turn from sin and accept God’s love. It’s what baptism commits us to do.

Sunday Soundbite for March 13, 2022

Mar 9, 2022 Sunday Soundbites
In our Christian communities this season, we’re preparing with those who will be baptized at Easter. Let’s reaffirm our own Christian commitment as we pray and fast with them.