4/6/2020 Lenten Luminaries

Posted on Apr 6, 2020 by

[Six days before Passover Jesus came to Bethany, where Lazarus was, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. They gave a dinner for him there, and Martha served, while Lazarus was one of those reclining at table with him. Mary took a liter of costly perfumed oil made from genuine aromatic nard and anointed the […]

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4/4/2020 Lenten Luminaries

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[Many of the Jews who had come to Mary and seen what Jesus had done began to believe in him. But some of them went to the Pharisees and told them what Jesus had done. So the chief priests and the Pharisees convened the Sanhedrin and said, “What are we going to do? This man […]

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4/3/2020 Lenten Luminaries

Posted on Apr 3, 2020 by

[The Jews picked up rocks to stone Jesus. Jesus answered them, “I have shown you many good works from my Father. For which of these are you trying to stone me?”] (Jn. 10:31-32) These two verses encapsulate the sad saga of God’s infinite love and mercy meeting the stoney hearts of the very people He […]

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4/2/2020 Lenten Luminaries

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[So the Jews said to him, “Now we are sure that you are possessed. Abraham died, as did the prophets, yet you say, ‘Whoever keeps my word will never taste death.’ Are you greater than our father Abraham, who died? Or the prophets, who died? Who do you make yourself out to be?”] (Jn. 8:52-53) […]

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4/1/2020 Lenten Luminaries

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[Jesus said to those Jews who believed in Him, “If you remain in My word, you will truly be My disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”] (Jn. 8:31-32) How do we stay connected  to Jesus? Receive the sacraments on a regular basis, live a life of holiness, […]

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3/31/2020 Lenten Luminaries

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[So Jesus said to them, “When you lift up the Son of Man, then you will realize that I AM,……”] (Jn. 8:28a) As Jesus once again engages in conversation with the Pharisees about His identity, Jesus points His interlocutors to an instance of God’s saving love in the Book of Numbers (… in the twenty-first […]

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3/30/2020 Lenten Luminaries

Posted on Mar 30, 2020 by

[As soon as the maids had left, the two old men got up and hurried to her. “Look,” they said, “the garden doors are shut, and no one can see us; give in to our desire, and lie with us. If you refuse, we will testify against you that you dismissed your maids because a […]

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