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Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

This weekend we celebrate the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity. In the gospel reading, we read of God’s great love for us and his immeasurable graciousness in sending his Son so that “the world might be saved.” The Holy Trinity is truly a mystery, but as we prayerfully contemplate it, we are led into...
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Presentation of the Lord

This weekend, we celebrate the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord, also known as Candlemas Day. According to Luke’s Gospel, when Mary and Joseph presented their child Jesus in the temple, Simeon recognized him as the Messiah and declared him “a light for revelation to the Gentiles, and glory for your people, Israel.” (Luke...
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The Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

This weekend we celebrate the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time. In the gospel reading below, we read of Jesus traveling to the land of the Gentiles to share the light of his Good News. As he began his public ministry, Jesus commanded the people to “Repent” and “Come after me.” We are also called to follow...
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2nd Week of Ordinary Time

This weekend, we celebrate the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time. In the gospel reading below, John the Baptist addresses Jesus as “the Lamb of God.” This title reminds us that Jesus sacrificed his life for the “sin of the world.”  He gave his life so that we might have eternal life. We are also reminded through...
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