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Reflection on the Gospel on July 01,2018

Reflection on the Gospel on July 01,2018
This Sunday's gospel has two quite different stories of Jesus healing. One story interrupts the other and at first I wondered why St. Mark who wrote the gospel didn't sort them out and give them separately, as they are obviously quite different. In fact, the short form of the gospel cuts out the interruption - and that is a pity because the two mir...
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What if I told you the Mass is Scriptural?

What if I told you the Mass is Scriptural?
To answer this question we must first look at the Old Covenant (Old Testament) as a foreshadowing of what was fulfilled in the New Covenant (New Testament) in Jesus.Our first glimpse of a priest is found when Abraham met Melchizedek, the King of Salem (Jerusalem) who was a priest of God of the highest heaven, who brought him bread and wine. (Gen. 1...
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2nd SUNDAY OF LENT YEAR B - TRANSFIGURED

2nd SUNDAY OF LENT YEAR B - TRANSFIGURED
The disciples were in a turmoil! Their leader, Simon Peter, had just professed his belief that Jesus was the Christ, the Son of the Living God. To their horror Jesus began to tell them that He would be put to death. At the time, it meant nothing to them that He also added that after three days He would rise from the dead.Simon Peter, out of sheer l...
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Reflection 4 March 2018

Reflection 4 March 2018
Enter your text here .To prepare for Sunday Mass it is a good idea to read and give thought to the readings in your missal or Bible. Here are some questions to ponder. First Reading [Exodus 20:1-17] What is the difference between the Ten Commandments and the two that Jesus emphasised — love God and love your neighbor? Second Reading [1 Corinthians ...
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Sunday Reflection Reflection

Sunday Reflection Reflection
To prepare for Sunday Mass it is a good idea to read and give thought to the readings in your missal or Bible. Here are some questions to ponder. First Reading [Leviticus 13:1-2, 44-46] A leper in Jesus' time was rejected by society and regarded as being punished for sinfulness. Are some people treated in a similar way today? Second Reading [1 Cori...
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