Gospel Reflection for September 20, 2020 – 25th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Isaiah 55.6-9; Philippians 1.20-24,27; Matthew 20.1-16 “Call the workers and give them their pay, beginning with the last and then going to the first.  When those hired about five o’clock came, each of them received the daily wager.  Now when the first came, they thought they would receive more, but each received the …

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Prayer of the Day

Hatreds do not ever cease in this world by hating but by love. This is an eternal truth. Overcome anger by love, overcome evil by good. Overcome the miser by giving, overcome the liar by truth. Buddha (Dhammapada 1.5, 17.3, 149-150)

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Grant me to recognize in others, Lord God, the radiance of your own face. Teilhard de Chardin, SJ

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Where I wander – You! Where I ponder – You! Only You everywhere, You, always, You. You, You, You. When I am gladdened – You! And when I am saddened – You! Only You, everywhere You! You, You, You. Sky is You! Earth is You! You above! You below! In every trend, at every end, …

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You are behind me I do not have to turn around You are beside me More than any abyss and any mountain You are in front of me I am walking toward you You are in me I do not have to look elsewhere With you in me I can find you everywhere. Ulrich Schaffer

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Yahweh says to Moses, Bless the Israelites. Say to them: The Holy One, Adonai, bless and keep you! God’s face shine upon you with graciousness! The Holy One, Adonai, look upon you kindly and give you peace!

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I thank you, Lord, for knowing me better than I know myself, and for letting me know myself better than others know me. Make me, I pray you, better than they suppose, and forgive me for what they do not know. Abu Bekr

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I prayed, and Wisdom was given to me.I pleaded and the spirit of Wisdom came to me.I preferred her to scepter and throneand deemed riches nothing in comparison with her.Beyond health and beauty I loved her,and I chose to have her rather than the lightbecause her radiance never ceases. For in her is a spiritintelligent, …

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Gospel Reflection for September 13, 2020 – 24th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Sirach 27.30-28.7; Romans 14.7-9; Matthew 18.21-35 Peter came and asked Jesus this question. “Lord, if another member of the church sins against me, how often should I forgive? As many as seven times?” “Not seven time, but I tell you, seventy times seven,” Jesus replied. – Matthew 18.21-22 How can a servant who has his own …

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Native American Prayer Now, Talking God, With your feet I walk I walk with your limbs I carry forth your body For me your mind thinks Your voice speaks for me Beauty is before me And beauty is behind me Above and below hovers the beautiful I am surrounded by it I am immersed in …

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