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August 19: Thirteenth Sunday After Pentecost

By Dcn. Eric Whitehair on the Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost Readings (Track 2)   Listen Here In the Name ✠ of the Father, and in the Son, and in the Holy Spirit. Before we get started, I always have a preface that I like to say whenever I do a Gospel reading that includes a particular word that, taken out of its historical and textual context and placed into the twenty-first century here...
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August 5, 2018: Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

By Dcn. Eric Whitehair on the Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost Readings (Track 2)   Listen Here In the Name ✠ of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit. In some ways, the things that our Lord said to the folks following Him may have been a little hard to understand. They were looking for bread, very literally, for bread. He was speaking of bread, but by the end we see that He is...
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July 29, 2018: Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

By Seminarian Jean-Pierre Seguin on the Tenth Sunday after Pentecost: Readings (Track 2)   Listen Here I come before you today in the Name ✠ of God, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Today's Gospel tells us about fear and unexpected plenty. And it underlines the connection between justice and divine liberation. Jesus and the disciples attempt to get away from the crowds as His ministry around...
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July 22, 2018: Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

By Mr. Ed Schneider on the Ninth Sunday after Pentecost: Readings (Track 2)   Listen Here May the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with us always. Amen. There are many spiritual disciplines. These disciplines include prayer, self-denial, simplicity, hospitality, work, study, fasting, worship, and giving. This isn't a complete list, but it...
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July 15, 2018: Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

By Seminarian Jean-Pierre Seguin on the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost: Readings (Track 2)   Listen Here I come before you in the Name ✠ of God, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. A plumb line may seem like an odd image for God's justice. To start with, a plumb line was the ancient near Eastern version of a level: basically, an evenly weighted stone or some other material on a string. But it...
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July 8, 2018: Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

By Fr. Timothy Kroh on the Sixth Sunday after Pentecost: Readings (Track 2)   Listen Here In the Name ✠ of God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Amen. Jesus is rejected. Rejection is one of the most difficulty of human experiences. It slightly unravels our sense of self, at least the false sense of self we receive from the feedback of others. Rejection is never something too easily sloughed...
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July 1, 2018: Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

By Fr. Timothy Kroh on the Sixth Sunday after Pentecost: Readings (Track 2)   Listen Here In the Name ✠ of God, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Amen. On this Sunday before Independence Day, in this particular time in our history, we should consider migrants. The story of America is a story of migrations. The first migrations were millennia ago, as the ancestors of the First Nations came onto...
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June 24, 2018: Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

By Seminarian Jean-Pierre Seguin on the Third Sunday after Pentecost: Readings (Track 2)   Listen Here I come before you this morning in the Name ✠ of God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Six years ago, the thirty-eighth chapter of the Book of Job saved my life. Perhaps more to the point, God saved my life through the story of Job. I had been experiencing depression for months: the type of...
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June 17, 2018: Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

By Fr. Timothy Kroh on the Fourth Sunday after Pentecost: Readings (Track 2): http://www.lectionarypage.net/YearB_RCL/Pentecost/BProp6_RCL.html Listen Here: https://www.buzzsprout.com/episodes/742620-june-17-2018-fourth-sunday-after-pentecost In the Name ✠ of God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen. Well, please allow me to apologize once again for the wrong readings. It's a minor issue,...
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June 10, 2018: Third Sunday after Pentecost

By Seminarian Jean-Pierre Seguin on the Third Sunday after Pentecost: Readings: http://www.lectionarypage.net/YearB_RCL/Pentecost/BProp5_RCL.html (Track 2) Listen Here: https://www.buzzsprout.com/178345/729371-july-10-2018-third-sunday-after-pentecost I come before you today in the Name ✠ of God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen. In today's Gospel, Jesus forms a family. Faced by strong...
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