On being good co-laborers with God
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The Second Sunday of Advent In today’s second reading from Paul’s letter to the Philippians, we hear: “I am confident of this, that the one who began a good work in you will... Read More

Reviewing the calendar rubrics
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Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary Because the Immaculate Conception falls on a Saturday this year, you’ll likely get some questions asking if it is still a holy day... Read More

Watching (ourselves) and waiting
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The First Sunday of Advent It’s easy at Advent to become a bit overzealous with our rubrics around these four short weeks. Of course we should encourage one another to observe the distinct... Read More

We follow a different kind of leader
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Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe Good kings, rulers, and leaders testify to the truth. They speak the hard words no one else wants to say, and they see beyond the... Read More

Giving thanks through prayer
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Readings for Thanksgiving Day On this day, many will gather with friends and family at table, and will want to mark that time with some form of meal blessing. Unless a family is... Read More

Facing our deepest fears
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Readings for the Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time Bad news sells. Just turn on the TV, scroll through your social media feed, or check the show times for the latest dystopian, nature striking... Read More

Does your liturgy tell a good story?
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I don’t think we can understand liturgy until we understand that it is a storytelling process. And then we have to understand the story liturgy tells and what the story does. Why understanding... Read More