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Sunday Soundbite for September 20, 2020
Sep 16, 2020
Life often isn’t fair, and people frequently blame God for that. But in terms of Jesus’ story from today's Gospel, God’s fairness is different from ours.
Sunday Soundbite for September 13, 2020
Sep 9, 2020
We all must examine our consciences. How often would you or I forgive an offense from the same person? “As many as seven times?” as Peter asks.
Sunday Soundbite for September 6, 2020
Sep 2, 2020
Jesus' plan for dealing with someone in the community who sins urges us to begin “one on one,” so as to minimize the embarrassment or good reputation of the person.
Sunday Soundbite for August 30, 2020
Aug 26, 2020
For us, the challenge of the gospel remains real. We want to save face, keep from rocking the boat, avoid the embarrassment of taking an unpopular stand. But at what cost?
Sunday Soundbite for August 23, 2020
Aug 19, 2020
Matthew sees Jesus as a new Moses, who went up the mountain to teach the new Law and envisioned a relationship of mutual respect and responsibility for all in the Church community.
Sunday Soundbite for August 16, 2020
Aug 12, 2020
In today's Gospel reading 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.
Sunday Soundbite for August 9, 2020
Aug 5, 2020
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 the qualities I’m praying for this Sunday.
Sunday Soundbite for August 2, 2020
Jul 29, 2020
Our Sunday Mass nourishes us, prepares us, even obliges us to feed the hungry seeking nourishment and healing.
Sunday Soundbite for July 26, 2020
Jul 22, 2020
It isn’t lack of money that usually keeps me from being as intense about the Kingdom of God as Jesus proposes. How about you? What’s distracting you from the Kingdom?
Sunday Soundbite for July 19, 2020
Jul 15, 2020
No matter what obstacles it faces, no matter how small the efforts of Christians seem, the Kingdom of God will flourish.