Monthly Archives: August 2011

Scripture reflections – Sunday, August 28, 2011

Jer 20:7-9; Rom 12:1-2; Mt 16: 21-27 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time “You duped me. O LORD, and I let myself be duped!” This is one of my favorite lines – and favorite readings – in the entire Old Testament.  … Continue reading

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Scripture Reflections – Sunday, August 21st, 2011

Is 22: 19-23; Rm 11:33-36; Mt 16: 113-20 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time “Who do people say that the Son of Man is? ”  There is no blog entry on the planet that could possibly summarize all of the answers … Continue reading

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Scripture Reflections – Sunday, August 14th, 2011

Is 56: 1, 6-7; Rom 11:13-15, 29-32;  Mt 15: 21 -28 2oth Sunday in Ordinary Time “It is not right to take the food of the children and throw it to the dogs.”   It comes as a shock at first … Continue reading

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Scripture reflections – Sunday, August 7th

1Kgs 19:9a, 11-13a; Rom 9: 1- 5; Mt 14:22-33 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time “After the fire there was a tiny whispering sound.”  The first reading from the book of Kings which describes the prophet Elijah’s encounter with God is … Continue reading

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