Mercy, in touching his wounds

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2nd Sunday of Easter (Sunday of Divine Mercy), Year C:
April 3, 2016

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Neither condoning nor condemning: encounter Christ’s mercy and be transformed

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5th Sunday of Lent, Year C: March 13, 2016
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Clean and beautiful, inside and out

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22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B: Aug. 30, 2015
Deut 4:1-2, 6-8; Ps 15; James 1:17-18, 21-22, 27; Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23

In the Gospel reading we have just heard, the Pharisees and the scribes took Jesus’ disciples to task for not washing their hands before eating, according to the customs of the time. Now, we should remember that their motivation for such handwashing was not being sanitary, but rather ritual purity. The law that the Lord gave his people in the Old Covenant required certain kinds of washing—especially of priests preparing to offer sacrifice, but also of all people in certain circumstances—for the sake of ritual purity.

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En el yugo de Jesús, libertad y alivio verdadero

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XIV Domingo Ordinario, Año C: 6 Julio 2014
Za 9, 9-10; Sal 144; Rom 8, 9.11-13; Mt 11, 25-30 (more…)

In Jesus’ yoke, true freedom and rest

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14th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A: July 6, 2014
Zech 9:9-10; Ps 145; Rom 8:9, 11-13; Matt 11:25-30 (more…)

Confession

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Father Dan explores many aspects of this Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation: how we feel about it; how and why Christ instituted it; what it means to be contrite; what we need to confess; how penance works; whether there are any sins a priest cannot forgive; and how confession can change your life.

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