Tuesday, October 13, 2015

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HELL, NO - One Bread, One Body, Oct 14, 2015
Pope St. Callistus I
Romans 2:1-11 | Psalm 62:2-3, 6-7, 9 | Luke 11:42-46

"Do you presume on His kindness and forbearance? Do you not know that God's kindness is an invitation to you to repent?" —Romans 2:4

If we repent of our sins and give our lives to Jesus, we will receive glory, honor, peace (Rm 2:10), and eternal life (Rm 2:7). If, however, our hearts are hard and impenitent (Rm 2:5), if we "selfishly disobey the truth and obey wickedness" (Rm ... More

SIN-CERELY - One Bread, One Body, Oct 13, 2015
Romans 1:16-25 | Psalm 19:2-5 | Luke 11:37-41

"All will be wiped clean for you." —Luke 11:41

A Pharisee at whose home Jesus was dining was surprised Jesus didn't wash His hands as part of His before-meal prayer. Jesus changed the subject from hand-washing to soul-washing, saying: "You Pharisees! You cleanse the outside of cup and dish, ... More

THE CALLED - One Bread, One Body, Oct 12, 2015
Romans 1:1-7 | Psalm 98:1-4 | Luke 11:29-32

"Greetings from Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle and set apart to proclaim the gospel of God." —Romans 1:1

Paul, "called to be an apostle," wrote to those who had "been called to belong to Jesus Christ" (Rm 1:6) and who had been "called to holiness, grace and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ" (Rm 1:7). The New ... More

THE LAST COMMANDMENT - One Bread, One Body, Oct 11, 2015
28th Sunday Ordinary Time
Wisdom 7:7-11 | Hebrews 4:12-13 | Psalm 90:12-17 | Mark 10:17-30

"There is one thing more you must do." —Mark 10:21

If we love Jesus, we will obey Him (Jn 15:10). Therefore, a life of love is "a life of obedience" (see 1 Pt 1:2). As our lives on earth come to their conclusion, we reach the point that there is one thing more we must do. This last command is: ... More

"DECIDE TODAY" (Jos 24:15) - One Bread, One Body, Oct 10, 2015
Joel 4:12-21 | Psalm 97:1-2, 5-6, 11-12 | Luke 11:27-28

"Crowd upon crowd in the valley of decision; for near is the day of the Lord in the valley of decision." —Joel 4:14

Enduring the trials of life is called walking through "the valley of the shadow of death" (Ps 23:4, RSV-CE). Life can be a "valley of tears" (Hail, Holy Queen prayer). As difficult as these valleys are to endure, they are nothing compared ... More

RADICAL AND FANATICAL - One Bread, One Body, Oct 9, 2015
St. Denis & Companions, St. John Leonardi
Joel 1:13-15; 2:1-2 | Psalm 9:2-3, 6, 16, 8-9 | Luke 11:15-26

"Blow the trumpet in Zion, sound the alarm on My holy mountain!" —Joel 2:1

Imagine walking into church only to find your pastor prostrate before the altar, weeping and wailing in repentance for his sins and those of God's people (Jl 1:13). "The wages of sin is death" (Rm 6:23). We are beginning to receive our wages. In ... More

THE HOLY SPIRIT IS THE BEST GIFT - One Bread, One Body, Oct 8, 2015
Malachi 3:13-20 | Psalm 1:1-4, 6 | Luke 11:5-13

"How much more will the heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him?" —Luke 11:13

I received the Holy Spirit at my Baptism as an infant and at my Confirmation as a thirteen-year-old. As a young adult, I participated in a Life in the Spirit seminar and was baptized in the Holy Spirit. This experience transformed my life. The ... More


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