Sunday July 9th

The Scriptures this weekend contain a familiar, but difficult text. “Take my yoke upon you,” Jesus says. “For my yoke is easy and my burden light.”

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Word to Life — Sunday Scripture readings, July 2, 2017 — CNS Blog

July 2, Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Cycle A. Readings: 1) 2 Kings 4:8-11, 14-16a Psalm 89:2-3, 16-19 2) Romans 6:3-4, 8-11 Gospel: Matthew 10:37-42 By Beverly Corzine Catholic News Service One winter morning I awoke to the sound of wind rattling loose windows and making a sorrowful sound that can […]

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Feather-weight and Millstone Burdens

Reflection for the 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time by FAN Associate Director, Sr. Marie Lucey, OSF This reflection was originally posted in our July 3rd newsletter My neighbor who cares for her husband with Alzheimer’s undergoes knee surgery. A FAN partner loses his son unexpectedly. Immigrants without documents are afraid to shop, visit the food […]

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The Living Bread — Acting Franciscan

Reflection for the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ by Br. Paul Crawford, OFM, Cap. This reflection was originally posted in our June 12 newsletter “The bread that I will give is my flesh for the life of the world.” The Old Testament reading this week reminds us that in the relationship we […]

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Holy Trinity

“May the Lord Jesus put his hands on our eyes also, for then we too shall begin to look not at what is seen but at what is not seen. May he open the eyes that are concerned not with the present but with what is yet to come, may he unseal the heart’s vision, […]

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Ascension Thursday

Matthew 28:16-20 16 The eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had ordered them. 17 When they saw him, they worshiped, but they doubted. 18 Then Jesus approached and said to them, “All power in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Go, therefore, and make disciples of […]

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7th Sunday

Reflection for the 7th Sunday of Easter by FAN Board Treasurer, Br. Paul Crawford, OFM, Cap. This reflection was originally posted in our May 22nd newsletter “I am with you always, until the end of the age.” The Celebration of the Ascension always reminds me of the various times of goodbyes and moving on in […]

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