Monthly Archives: October 2011

Scripture reflections – Sunday, November 6th

Wis 6:12-16; 1Thes 4:13-18; Mt 25:1-13 St. Paul wrote the first letter to the Thessalonians somewhere between 50 and 51 AD.  This date makes this letter the earliest written document in the New Testment, written within 20 years from the … Continue reading

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Scripture reflections – Sunday, October 30th

Mal 1:4b-2,2b,8-10 (please note: “a” or “b” refers to first or second part of verse, respectively);  1Thes 2:7b-9,13; Mt 23: 1-12 “The scribes and Pharisees have taken their seat on the chair of Moses.  Therefore, do and observe all things … Continue reading

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Scripture reflections – Sunday, October 23rd

Ex 22:20 – 26; 1Thes 1:5c-10; Mt 22:34-40 “You shall not wrong any widow or orphan.  If ever you wront them and they cry out to me; I will surely hear their cry.” These words from the book of Exodus … Continue reading

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Scripture Reflections – Sunday, October 16th

Is 45:1, 4-6; 1Thes 1: 1-5b;  Mt 22: 15-21 “Is it lawful to pay the census tax to Caesar or not?” This question, posed to Jesus by the disciples of some of the Pharisees,  provides us with an opportunity to … Continue reading

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Scripture Reflections – Sunday, Oct.9th, 2011

Is 25: 6-10a; Phil 4: 12-14; 19-20; Mt 22: 1-14 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time “I can do all things in him who strenghtens me.”  These words from St. Paul’s letter to the Philippians (no relation to me)  bring back … Continue reading

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