Monthly Archives: October 2013

Scripture Reflections – Sunday, November 3rd, 2013

Wis 11:22 – 12:2; 2 Thes1:11-2:2; Lk 15:1-10 31st Week in Ordinary Time “Before the LORD the whole universe is as a grain from a balance or a drop of morning dew come down upon the earth.” These beautifully poetic … Continue reading

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Scripture Reflections – Sunday, October 27th, 2013

SIR 35:12-14, 16-18; 2TM 4:6-8, 16-18; LK 18: 9-17 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time “(The LORD) hears the cry of the oppressed.” Do we? That’s the implicit question God asks us in the first reading. As we move through our … Continue reading

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Scripture reflections – Sunday, October 20th, 2013

Ex 17:8-13; 2TM 3:14 – 4:2; Lk 18:1-8 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time “All Scripture is inspired by God.” These words from the second letter to Timothy offer us an opportunity to reflect upon the miracle that is the Scriptures. … Continue reading

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Scripture Reflections – Sunday, October 13th, 2013

2Kgs 5:14-17; 2TM 2:8-13; Lk 17:11-19 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time Today’s first reading speaks of healing in the Middle East. Naaman the Syrian, a general in the Aramean army, suffers from leprosy. When the Hebrew prophet Elisha heals him, … Continue reading

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Scripture Reflections – Sunday, October 6th, 2013

HB 1:2-3; 2:2-4; 2TM 1:6-8; 13-14; LK 17:5-10 Bible scholars have pointed out that this Sunday’s reading from the book of Habakkuk is a first for the inspired writers. Foreshadowing a theme that will become predominant in the wisdom books … Continue reading

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