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Believe and Love

“We know that we have passed out of death into life, because we love the brethren.” (1 John 3:14) St. John had a true gift for words. Last Sunday, I talked about the way Jesus used the Name of God … Continue reading

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The Good Shepherd

“I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.” John 10:11-16 In the Gospel according to St. John, Jesus makes several statements about himself to try to inform and reinforce his message to those … Continue reading

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Doubts

“Have you believed because you have seen me? Blessed are those who have not seen and yet have come to believe.” John 20:19-31 Poor Thomas. Thomas has been saddled with the name “Doubting Thomas” for a very long time. No … Continue reading

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Grace is Free

“By grace you have been saved” from St. Paul’s letter to the Ephesians 2:4-10 When I was a young boy, my family would take trips to see my grandmother, aunts, uncles, and cousins in New Orleans. My two older sisters … Continue reading

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The Baptism of our Lord

St. John the Baptizer said, “I have baptized you with water; but he will baptize you with the Holy Spirit.” From the Gospel according to St. Mark. (chapter 1:8) Today we are celebrating the baptism of Jesus. The baptism consisted … Continue reading

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