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August 2017

Aug 17

Even the Dogs

In this Sunday's first reading Isaiah tells us that “God’s house is for all peoples.”  In the second reading St Paul speaks of God’s mercy.  However, after reading this week’s Gospel it doesn’t appear as though this is in fact true.  Actually, it is somewhat disturbing to see how Jesus initially...
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Aug 10

Be Still and Know that I am God

In the first reading from the Book of Kings, Elijah takes shelter in a cave.  He is told to leave the cave and stand on the mountain as the Lord passes by.  There is a fierce wind that crushes the rocks of the mountain, but the Lord is not in the wind.  There is an earthquake, but the Lord is not in the earthquake.  There is...
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Aug 3

The Transfiguration of the Lord

“Transfigure us, O Lord, break the chains that bind us; speak your healing word…….you light the path before us, the way that we must go.”  (Hurd) As we listen to and reflect on the story in this weekend’s gospel from Matthew, we can imagine what Peter, James and his brother John witnessed in seeing...
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