SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—March 17, 2019 – 2nd Sunday of Lent

Author: David Dziena ~ March 12, 2019
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Luke 9:28b–36 Jesus journeys to a mountain with Peter, James, and John in this Sunday’s Gospel. While praying, Jesus becomes transfigured. His glory shows through as the ancient Israelite leaders Moses and Elijah speak with him. Then the voice of God tells the Apostles that Jesus is his Son. “Listen to him.” Lucas 9.28b–36 Jesús […]

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SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—March 24, 2019 – 3rd Sunday of Lent

Author: David Dziena ~ March 12, 2019
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Luke 13:1–9 When people told Jesus about a group of Galileans killed by Pilate, he told the people that unless they repent, they will all likewise perish. To help them understand, he tells them a parable about giving a fig tree more time to grow fruit. If not, the tree would be cut down. Jesus […]

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SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—March 3, 2019 – 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Author: David Dziena ~ February 26, 2019
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Luke 6:39–45 In Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus tells a parable to teach us to worry about our own actions before we criticize things other people do. When we are good, Jesus says, we produce good from our heart. But when we do evil things, they come from our heart as well. The point is to keep […]

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SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—March 10, 2019 – 1st Sunday of Lent

Author: David Dziena ~ February 26, 2019
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Luke 4:1–13 This Sunday’s Gospel is the familiar temptation of Jesus by the devil. Satan tempts Jesus who was led into the desert by the Holy Spirit for forty days. Jesus fasted the entire time, but he did not yield to the false power and glory promised by the devil. Use this passage to give […]

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

Author: David Dziena ~ February 19, 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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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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SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—February 10, 2019 – 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Author: David Dziena ~ February 5, 2019
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Luke 5:1–11 Luke’s telling of the call of the disciples focuses on Simon Peter. Jesus tells Peter to cast his net for a catch even though Peter has fished all night without catching a single fish. He does what Jesus suggests and has a tremendous catch. The great catch of fish reminds Peter of his […]

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SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—February 3, 2019 – 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Author: David Dziena ~ January 29, 2019
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Luke 4:21–30 The Gospel for this Sunday is a summary of Luke’s whole Gospel. Jesus tells the Good News of God’s favor and kindness toward all people. But Jesus’ message is rejected because he is just the son of a carpenter. Everyone faces rejection at one time or another. Children can be deeply hurt by […]

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SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—January 27, 2019 – 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Author: David Dziena ~ January 22, 2019
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Luke 1:1–4; 4:14–21 In this Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus says he fulfills the words of the prophet Isaiah. He is chosen to bring good news to the poor, sight to the blind, and freedom to captives. Those who follow Jesus are called to continue his work of mercy, love, and acceptance. Lucas 1, 1–4; 4, 14–21 En […]

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SUNDAY’S GOSPEL—January 20, 2019 – 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Author: David Dziena ~ January 15, 2019
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John 2:1–11 In this Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus begins his public ministry at a wedding feast at Cana in Galilee. He saves the groom some embarrassing moments by providing a fresh supply of wine. Jesus demonstrates that he brings people together in joy and that he uses human events to convey his message that the Kingdom […]

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