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This Sunday’s Readings

This weeks readings from the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, which uses the New American Bible. They offer a Podcast and other bible related content.

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The Word on Fire

The Word On Fire – Fr. Robert Barron’s internet site offers many interesting insights into all things Catholic. Fr. Barron has a full library of homilies that he has prepared and we will be featuring a link here to his 15 minute reflections on this week’s readings.

This Sunday: “Jesus tells us that we must get rid of all of our possessions, including the people that we have turned into possessions. It is in this sense that he encourages us to “hate our mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters.” In the measure that these nearest and dearest are possessions of one’s ego, they are a block to salvation.….”

Click Here to Listen to the Homily from Robert Barron for THIS SUNDAY

Fr. Scott Lewis

Fr. Scott Lewis is an associate professor of New Testament at Regis College in Toronto.  Each week Fr. Lewis writes a short reflection on the upcoming readings in the Catholic Register.

This Sunday: “Who indeed can learn the counsel of God? There are many, far too many, who claim to be able to do just that. The result is spiritual bedlam as so many diverse voices claim to possess the absolute truth.…”

Click Here to read the rest of Fr. Lewis’ reflection for THIS SUNDAY

Sunday Soundbites is a weekly, 90-second radio homily based on the Sunday readings by Fr. Greg Friedman, O.F.M. Sunday Soundbites is a regular weekly feature at www.AmericanCatholic.org and is heard on Catholic radio stations around the country.

This Sunday:”Years I ago I lived in Milwaukee for a while, and as I traveled back then through downtown and near Lake Michigan, I would pass a highway bridge, sitting all alone. There was no way to drive up on the bridge; no ramps had been built leading onto or away from it. There seemed to be no construction going on anywhere near the bridge. I often wondered about this strange sight. Had the bridge been completed before there was enough funding to build the connecting highways?…..”

Click here to read or listen to the rest of Father Greg Friedman’s 90 second Sunday Soundbite- That’s right  a Homily in 90 Seconds!!

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