Monthly Archives: July 2012

Scripture Reflections – Sunday, August 5th, 2012

Ex 16:2-4; 12-15    Eph 4:17; 20-24; Jn 6: 24-35 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me will never hunger, and whoever believes in me will never thirst.” Sometime, probably in sub-Saharan Africa … Continue reading

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Scripture Reflections – Sunday, July 29th, 2012

2Kings 4:42-44; Ephesians 4: 1-6; John 6: 1 -15 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time The writer of the letter of the Ephesians – who might have been Paul himself or could have been a later disciple of Paul – exhorts … Continue reading

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Scripture Reflections – Sunday, July 22nd, 2012

Jer 23:1-6; Eph 2:13-18; Mk 6:30-34 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time In this Sunday’s first reading God has a beef with shepherds (pun intended).   Jeremiah proclaimed these words at a time of great crisis in the history of the people … Continue reading

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Scripture Reflections – Sunday, July 15th 2012

Amos 7: 12 -15; Ephesians 1: 3 -14; Mt 6: 7 – 13 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time In this Sunday’s first reading, the powers that be are really upset with Amos’ prophesy.  This is not surprising as Amos often … Continue reading

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Scripture Reflections – Sunday, July 8th, 2012

Ez2:2-5;  2Cor 12:7-10;  Mk 6:1-6 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time The Fourth of July is a good time for some reflections upon the United States of America and our place in this 21st Century world.    There are two diametrically opposite ways … Continue reading

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