FROM OUR EDITORS—February 17, 2019 – 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Author: Joan McKamey ~ February 10, 2019

In the Beatitudes, Jesus gives us his roadmap to happiness—and to our ultimate destination: Heaven. The evangelist Luke has a bias for the poor. When Jesus teaches the Beatitudes in Matthew’s Gospel, he says, “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven” (Matthew 5:3). Luke takes out the phrase in spirit. Throughout his [...]

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SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—February 17, 2019 – 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Author: David Dziena ~ February 12, 2019
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Luke 6:17, 20–26 In this week’s Gospel, Luke gives us the Beatitudes taught by Jesus. Jesus also cautions those who are rich, well-fed, happy, and liked by others. Lucas 6, 17.20–26 En el Evangelio de esta semana, Lucas nos enseña las Bienaventuranzas de Jesús. Jesús también previene a los ricos, los satisfechos y los que […]

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Prayers for All Seasons

Author: Nicholle Check ~ February 12, 2019
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Our prayers often focus on the things for which we are thankful and for those things we may need. But do you ever thank God for the things for which you aren’t especially thankful? If you live in a chilly climate (like all of the editors of the Pflaum Gospel Weeklies!), it may be hard […]

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Do You Need a Do-Over?

Author: Nicholle Check ~ February 12, 2019
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Did you know that only 8 percent of New Year’s resolutions are kept—and that most fade away by mid-January? (January 12 has become known as Quitter’s Day.) But don’t despair: if you resolved to spend more time in prayer or Bible study in 2019, there is no time like right now to recommit yourself to these […]

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SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—February 24, 2019 – 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Author: David Dziena ~ February 12, 2019
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Luke 6:27–38 Jesus continues his teaching following the Beatitudes. He tells us to love our enemies, pray for those who hurt us, and give of ourselves to anyone who asks. We learn the great Golden Rule: Do to others as you would have them do to you. Offer a prayer of praise as we cannot […]

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Seasons of the Church Year

Author: Nicholle Check ~ February 12, 2019
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There’s always something going on in the Church, whether it’s a feast day or other celebration or we’re in the midst of a special liturgical season. Knowing where we are in the Church Year will help keep children and young people more engaged in the Mass. Encourage them to notice the colors displayed on the […]

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