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Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time  September 15, 2019

Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time September 15, 2019

Lk 15:1-32 The father said to the son, "My son, you are here with me always; everything I have is yours. But now we must celebrate and rejoice, because your brother was dead and has come to life again; he was lost and has been found.’”

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Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross  September 14, 2019

Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross September 14, 2019

Jn 3:13-17 For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world might be saved through him.

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Saint John Chrysostom, Bishop and Doctor of the Church  September 13, 2019

Saint John Chrysostom, Bishop and Doctor of the Church September 13, 2019

Lk 6:39-42 Jesus told his disciples a parable: "Can a blind person guide a blind person? Will not both fall into a pit? No disciple is superior to the teacher; but when fully trained, every disciple will be like his teacher."

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Holy Name of Mary  September 12, 2019

Holy Name of Mary September 12, 2019

Lk 6:27-38 Jesus said to his disciples: "To you who hear I say, love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you...Be merciful, just as also your Father is merciful."

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Wednesday of the Twenty-third Week in Ordinary Time  September 11, 2019

Wednesday of the Twenty-third Week in Ordinary Time September 11, 2019

Lk 6:20-26 "Blessed are you who are poor, for the Kingdom of God is yours. Blessed are you who are now hungry, for you will be satisfied...But woe to you who are rich, for you have received your consolation."

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Saint Nicholas of Tolentino  September 10, 2019

Saint Nicholas of Tolentino September 10, 2019

Lk 6:12-19 Jesus departed to the mountain to pray, and he spent the night in prayer to God. When day came, he called his disciples to himself, and from them he chose Twelve, whom he also named Apostles.

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Memorial of Saint Peter Claver, Priest  September 9, 2019

Memorial of Saint Peter Claver, Priest September 9, 2019

Lk 6:6-11 Then Jesus said to them, "I ask you, is it lawful to do good on the sabbath rather than to do evil, to save life rather than to destroy it?" Looking around at them all, he then said to him, "Stretch out your hand." He did so and his hand was restored.

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Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time  September 8, 2019

Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time September 8, 2019

Lk 14:25-33 Jesus addressed the crowd, “If anyone comes to me without hating his father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple. Whoever does not carry his own cross and come after me cannot be my disciple....In the same way, anyone of you who does not renounce all his possessions cannot be my disciple.”

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Blessed Frederic Ozanam  September 7, 2019

Blessed Frederic Ozanam September 7, 2019

Lk 6:1-5 Jesus said to the Pharisees in reply, “Have you not read what David did when he and those who were with him were hungry? How he went into the house of God, took the bread of offering, which only the priests could lawfully eat, ate of it, and shared it with his companions?” Then he said to them, “The Son of Man is lord of the sabbath.”

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Blessed  Claudio Granzotto  September 6, 2019

Blessed Claudio Granzotto September 6, 2019

Lk 5:33-39 Jesus said, "No one tears a piece from a new cloak to patch an old one. Otherwise, he will tear the new and the piece from it will not match the old cloak. Likewise, no one pours new wine into old wineskins. Otherwise, the new wine will burst the skins, and it will be spilled, and the skins will be ruined.Rather, new wine must be poured into fresh wineskins. And no one who has been drinking old wine desires new, for he says, 'The old is good.'"

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Saint Teresa of Calcutta  September 5, 2019

Saint Teresa of Calcutta September 5, 2019

Lk 5:1-11 Jesus said to Simon, "Put out into deep water and lower your nets for a catch." Simon said in reply, "Master, we have worked hard all night and have caught nothing, but at your command I will lower the nets."

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Saint Rose of Viterbo  September 4, 2019

Saint Rose of Viterbo September 4, 2019

Lk 4:38-44 Jesus said to the people, "To the other towns also I must proclaim the good news of the Kingdom of God, because for this purpose I have been sent."

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Saint Gregory the Great, Pope and Doctor of the Church  September 3, 2019

Saint Gregory the Great, Pope and Doctor of the Church September 3, 2019

Lk 4:31-37 They were all amazed and said to one another, "What is there about his word? For with authority and power he commands the unclean spirits, and they come out."

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Blessed John Francis Burté and Companions  September 2, 2019

Blessed John Francis Burté and Companions September 2, 2019

Lk 4:16-30 The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to bring glad tidings to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim liberty to captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to let the oppressed go free, and to proclaim a year acceptable to the Lord.

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Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time  September 1, 2019

Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time September 1, 2019

Lk 14:1, 7-14 Jesus said, "When you hold a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind; blessed indeed will you be because of their inability to repay you. For you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous."

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Saint Joseph of Arimathea and Nicodemus  August 31, 2019

Saint Joseph of Arimathea and Nicodemus August 31, 2019

Mt 25:14-30 Jesus told his disciples this parable: "A man going on a journey called in his servants and entrusted his possessions to them. To one he gave five talents; to another, two; to a third, one–to each according to his ability."

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Saint Jeanne Jugan, Founder of Little Sisters of the Poor  August 30, 2019

Saint Jeanne Jugan, Founder of Little Sisters of the Poor August 30, 2019

Mt 25:1-13 Jesus said, ‘Amen, I say to you, I do not know you.’ Therefore, stay awake, for you know neither the day nor the hour.”

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Memorial of the Passion of Saint John the Baptist  August 29, 2019

Memorial of the Passion of Saint John the Baptist August 29, 2019

Mk 6:17-29 Herod feared John, knowing him to be a righteous and holy man, and kept him in custody. When he heard him speak he was very much perplexed, yet he liked to listen to him.

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Saint Augustine of Hippo, Bishop and Doctor of the Church August 28, 2019

Saint Augustine of Hippo, Bishop and Doctor of the Church August 28, 2019

Mt 23:27-32 Jesus said, "Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites. You are like whitewashed tombs, which appear beautiful on the outside, but inside are full of dead men's bones and every kind of filth. Even so, on the outside you appear righteous, but inside you are filled with hypocrisy and evildoing."

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Memorial of Saint Monica  August 27, 2019

Memorial of Saint Monica August 27, 2019

Mt 23:23-26 "Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites. You cleanse the outside of cup and dish, but inside they are full of plunder and self-indulgence. Blind Pharisee, cleanse first the inside of the cup, so that the outside also may be clean."

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