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CALL TO WORSHIP & CENTERING PRAYERS

Feast of the Body and Blood of Christ Call to worship Today we celebrate the Feast of the Body and Blood of Christ. God’s promise to love us has lasted since the beginning of time. Jesus became our nourishment and our healing so that we could learn how to give ourselves to others. To the […]

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THE WORD OF GOD THIS WEEK

Corpus Christi Reflection: Debating the Body and Blood of Christ By SISTER MARY McGLONE The Latin Mass, girl acolytes, women preaching, which politicians should be barred from receiving the Eucharist? What’s the matter here? How has our central act of worship become the center of such contention, at least among Catholics in the United States? […]

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PREPARING FOR NEXT WEEK

13th Sunday of Ordinary Time Reflection: What does it mean to follow? By SISTER MARY McGLONE Who in their right mind would take up with an unarmed, violence-avoiding preacher headed to the big city to face jealous, powerful foes who will stop at nothing to get rid of him? He seems as naively hopeful as […]

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CALL TO WORSHIP & CENTERING PRAYERS

Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity Call to worship Everything is given to us from God our Creator, through Jesus Christ our Savior, and in the Holy Spirit our Helper. On this Feast of Trinity Sunday, we celebrate the fullness of life and love that we have in God. To the point: The Spirit guides […]

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CALL TO WORSHIP & CENTERING PRAYERS

The Solemnity of Pentecost Call to worship Today we celebrate the great feast of Pentecost. The gift of the Spirit, given to the Apostles, empowered them to recreate the world with faith and energy. God has given us this very same Spirit. To the point: “If you love me.” “Whoever loves me.” (Emphases added.) Our love is […]