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“Hear the Word!” by Bill Ayres: Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

A reading from the Book of the Prophet Ezekiel (Chapter 33:7-9) God calls Ezekiel. “You, son of man, I have appointed watchman for the house of Israel; when you hear me say anything, you shall warn them for me.” In those days the “watchman” had a most important job. He stood on ...
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Climate of Joy

I still remember that afternoon. Dressed in her black Ursuline nun’s habit, Mother Mary Edith was on playground duty. It was a very hot day. The white starched collar and scalp covering wrapped around the nun’s face so that only her half-circle face was visible, and on that day, that ...
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Prayer: To Be Grounded in God’s Love

Sustainer God, you are the rock who gives us solidity and stability in a shifting and chaotic world. Help us to be grounded in your infinite love, a love that finds life peeking through the cracks of our desolate situations. May we be witnesses to this life; a foundation for those who are in need of love and ...
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“Hear the Word!” by Bill Ayres: Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time

A reading from the Book of the Prophet Jeremiah (Chapter 20:7-9)   Being a prophet of God has never been easy for anyone, but for Jeremiah it was excruciating: “I say to myself, I will not mention him, I will speak in his name no more. But then it becomes like a fire ...
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So Many Shoes

I have way too many shoes! I am not a collector as Imelda Marcos was, but over the years I have acquired different colored shoes to go with certain outfits, shoes that are so comfortable I just cannot get rid of them, and shoes that are appropriate for certain sports ...
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Add a Little More

Having attended parochial schools most of my school-age years, I was well acquainted with rules, laws, and commandments. Fear of breaking rules became second nature to me; I always wanted to please everyone. I was very compliant. As I got older, however, I got a bit weary and tended toward ...
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