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Thorn in the Flesh

14th Sunday in O.T. (B); July 5, 2015
Ez 2:2-5   Ps 123   2 Cor 12:7-10   Mk 6:1-6a
Deacon Jim McFadden; Folsom Prison

Why do we suffer?  1,835 more words

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God's amazing fireworks: A homily for the 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Well, I’m back. For those who are new to this parish, or those who have bad memories, or those who have blocked me out, my name is Father Mike Keucher and I was a deacon here last summer. 1,072 more words

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No Going Back

Ezekiel 2: 2-5; IICor 12: 7-10; Mark 6: 1-6

There’s one thing that the prophets quickly learn, as Jesus does in today’s gospel, you pretty much cannot return home. 1,014 more words

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14th Sunday in Ordinary Time

CONVICTION AND HUMILITY

Our readings today feature three examples of conviction and humility.

Ezekiel, Paul and Jesus all face difficulties from those to whom they are speaking, but these voices do not deter them from speaking the Word that has been given to them. 143 more words

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Homily: 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle B

Readings of the Day

When we got started as a nation, the idea of a national republic covering an area from ‘sea to shining sea’ was thought impossible. 724 more words

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Tired of Spinning?

Mark 6:1-13

Spin.

That’s what we do to the truth, don’t we?  We spin it.

Next time you’re at a park, just sit back and observe a couple of kids for a while.  1,688 more words

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