Monthly Archives: October 2013

Posture of Persistent Prayer

October 27,2013 Cycle C 23rd Sunday of Pentecost Micah 6: 18 Psalm 65 1st Tim. 4:6-8, 16-18 *Luke 18:1-14 Luke puts in front of us unforgettable pictures of people at prayer. Prayer for Luke is “faith in action.” The folks … Continue reading

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World’s Most Powerful Words

October 13, 2013, Cycle C, 21st Sunday after Pentecost Jeremiah 29: 1-7 Psalm 66:1-12 2nd Tim. 2:8-15 *Luke 17:11-19 When I ponder this well-known story of the ten lepers told only by Luke, I become aware of two things that … Continue reading

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Faith Under Stress

October 6, 2013 Cycle C 20th Sunday after Pentecost Lamentations 3:19-26 Psalm 137 2 Timothy 1:1-14 *Luke 17:5-10 It’s a very human request that we often make to God, “Increase our faith…” What are the circumstances that stress your trust … Continue reading

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When God Commends Us

September 22, 2013, Cycle C, 18th Sunday of Pentecost Jeremiah 8:18-9:1 Psalm 79:1-9 I Timothy 2:1-7 *Luke 16:1-13 “…And his master commended the dishonest manager because he acted shrewdly…” Commendations make a difference in how we see ourselves in relationship … Continue reading

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