Monthly Archives: February 2014

Scripture Reflections – Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

Isaiah 49:14-15; 1Cor4:1-5; Mt 6:24-34 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time There’s a beautiful little sculpture piece I’ve seen that features a child resting in the palm of a large hand, snug and blissful. It’s a creation basedon words similar to … Continue reading

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Scripture Reflections – Sunday, February 23rd, 2014

Leviticus 19:1-2, 17-18; 1Corinthians 3:16-23; Matthew 5:35-48 One of the key themes of the Sermon on the Mount from which this week’s gospel is taken is Jesus’ exhortation (which he also lived out) to follow the spirit of the law … Continue reading

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Scripture Reflections – Sunday, February 16th, 2014

Sirach15:15-20; 1Corinthians 2:6-10; Matthew 5:17-37 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time This Sunday’s readings feature Jesus, the boot camp sergeant:”Unless your righteousness surpasses that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will not enter the Kingdom of Heaven.” At first glance, such … Continue reading

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Scripture Reflections – Sunday, February 9th, 2014

Isaiah 58:7-10; 1 Corinthians 2:1-5; Matthew 5:13-16 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time All week long I have been railing at the weather forecasters here in the Northeastern United States. Twice in two weeks I went to bed hearing of the … Continue reading

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