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Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost – September 27, 2020

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For this Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost, we continue our journey with Jesus and his disciples through the Gospel of Matthew and respond to Jesus’ call to discipleship. In today’s reading from Matthew, we hear Jesus’ parable about two sons who don’t do what they say reveals surprises in the reign of God. In the reading […]

Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost – September 20, 2020

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For this Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost, we continue our journey with Jesus and his disciples through the Gospel of Matthew and respond to Jesus’ call to discipleship. In today’s reading from Matthew, we hear one of Jesus’ controversial parables in which Jesus says that the reign of God is like that of a landowner who […]

Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost – September 13, 2020

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For this Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost, we continue our journey with Jesus and his disciples through the Gospel of Matthew and respond to Jesus’ call to discipleship. In today’s reading from Matthew, Peter asks Jesus a question about forgiveness. The reality is that we do sin against one another, and Jesus’ challenge that we forgive […]

Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost – September 6, 2020

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For this Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost, we continue our journey with Jesus and his disciples through the Gospel of Matthew and respond to Jesus’ call to discipleship. Conflict is a part of relationships and life in community. Jesus’ words in today’s reading from Matthew are often used in situations having to do with church discipline. […]

Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost – August 30, 2020

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For this Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost, we continue our journey with Jesus and his disciples through the Gospel of Matthew and respond to Jesus’ call to discipleship. In today’s reading from Jeremiah, the prophet speaks of the incurable wound of his suffering. Yet, Jeremiah finds in God’s words the delight of his heart. In Matthew, […]

Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost, August 23, 2020

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For this Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost, we continue our journey with Jesus and his disciples through the Gospel of Matthew and respond to Jesus’ call to discipleship. In today’s reading from Isaiah, the people are advised to look to their spiritual ancestors as the rock from which they were hewn. In the reading from Matthew, […]

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost, August 16, 2020

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For this Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost, we continue our journey with Jesus and his disciples through the Gospel of Matthew and respond to Jesus’ call to discipleship. In today’s reading from Isaiah we hear that God’s house shall be a house of prayer for all people and that God will gather the outcasts of Israel. […]

Tenth Sunday after Pentecost, August 9, 2020

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For this Tenth Sunday after Pentecost, we continue our journey with Jesus and his disciples through the Gospel of Matthew and respond to Jesus’ call to discipleship. In today’s reading from Matthew, we hear the familiar story of the disciples in a boat caught in a fearful storm on the sea. Jesus comes to the disciples and […]

Ninth Sunday after Pentecost – August 2, 2020

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For this Ninth Sunday after Pentecost, we continue our journey with Jesus and his disciples through the Gospel of Matthew and respond to Jesus’ call to discipleship. In today’s reading from Matthew, we hear the familiar story of Jesus feeding a crowd of 5,000 persons. Jesus feeds the hungry multitude and reveals the abundance of God. We […]

Eighth Sunday after Pentecost, July 26, 2020

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For this Eighth Sunday after Pentecost, we continue our journey with Jesus and his disciples through the Gospel of Matthew and follow Jesus’ call to discipleship. In today’s reading from Matthew, we hear a series of kingdom parables, where Jesus offers everyday images that reveal to us the reign of God: such as a tree that becomes […]