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A good selection of blog posts that will provoke thoughts and make you think deeper.

Master Strokes (Twelfth Ordinary)

Awake now, Jesus told the wind to pipe down and he said to the sea, “Quiet! Settle down!” The wind ran out of breath; the sea became smooth as glass. Jesus reprimanded the disciples, “Why are you such cowards? Don’t you have any faith at all?” They were in absolute

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Consider the Birds of the Air (Eleventh Ordinary)

Jesus continued, “How can we picture God’s kingdom? What kind of story can we use? It’s like a pine nut. When it lands on the ground it is quite small as seeds go, yet once it is planted it grows into a huge pine nut tree with thick branches. The

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A Most Dangerous Game (Tenth Ordinary)

Jesus responded, “Who do you think are my mother and brothers?” Looking around, taking in everyone seated around him, he said, “Right here, right in front of you – my mother and my brothers. Obedience is thicker than blood. The person who obeys God’s will is my brother and sister

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A Leap of Faith (Body & Blood of Christ)

In the course of their meal, having taken and blessed the bread, he broke it and gave it to them. Then he said, “Take, this is my body.” Taking the cup, he gave it to them, thanking God, and they all drank from it. He said, “This is my blood,

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The Awe-Inspiring Mystery of it All (Trinity)

The eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had ordered them. When they saw him, they worshipped, but they doubted. Then Jesus approached and said to them, “All power in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go, therefore, and make disciples of all

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Mission Central (Pentecost)

Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you.” After he had said this, he showed them his hands and his side. Then the disciples rejoiced when they saw the Lord. Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As I have been sent, even so

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Up, Up, and Away (Ascension)

Jesus said to them, “Go into the world. Go everywhere and announce the message of God’s good news to one and all. Whoever believes and is baptised is saved; whoever refuses to believe is damned.” (Mark 16: 16) One of the very first homilies that I was supposed to preach

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Create Community Online (Sixth Easter)

Jesus said, “I’ve told you these things for a purpose: that my joy might be your joy, and your joy wholly mature. This is my command: love one another the way I loved you. This is the very best way to love. Put your life on the line for your

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Get Back on the Horse and Try Again (Fifth Easter)

Jesus said, “I am the Vine, you are the branches. When you’re joined with me and I with you, the relation intimate and organic, the harvest is sure to be abundant … This is how God works –  when you produce grapes, when you mature as my disciples.” (John 15:

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The Shepherd in You (Fourth Easter)

Jesus said, “I am the good shepherd. A good shepherd would die for the sheep. The hired hand, who is neither shepherd nor owner of the sheep, catches sight of the wolf coming and runs away, leaving the sheep to be scattered or snatched by the wolf. That’s because the

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