Gospel Reflection for October 25, 2020 – 30th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Exodus 22.20-26; 1 Thessalonians 1.5-10; Matthew 22.34-40 “Teacher, which commandment of the law is the greatest?”  – Matthew 22.36 In the gospels of the fall Sundays, Jesus inhabits the temple courts, teaching and disputing questions with other Jewish teachers and officials. The issues — tenants, taxes, and this Sunday, which commandment of the 613 is greatest? As …

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Prayer of the Day

Do not be daunted by the enormity of the world’s grief. Do justly, now. Love mercy, now. You are not obligated to complete the work, but neither are you free to abandon it. The Talmud

Prayer of the Day

Today I pray for peace in our country and in the world. Loving God, bless our leaders, those in the armed services, those who work tirelessly to negotiate peaceful solutions to conflicts. Bless these particular countries and leaders today ________. Hold them in your vision of peace. I ask for the gift of REVERENCE for …

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Prayer of the Day

Live every day to the full and freely be doing what you are doing. You may not have tomorrow.

Prayer of the Day

God be in my head and in my understanding; God be in my eyes, and in my looking; God be in my mouth, and in my speaking; God be in my heart, and in my thinking; God be at my end, and at my departing. Old Sarum Primer, 1558 Anglican Missal

Music and the Gospel: “You Need To Calm Down,” Taylor Swift – 27th Sunday Ordinary Time

“Love your neighbor as yourself.” Jesus teaches us the way to love God is to love one another. It doesn’t matter who we love, what religion we adhere to, what color our skin is, where we are on the economic scale. What matters the most is that we treat each other with respect, fairness, and …

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Prayer of the day

Lord, increase my faith, bless my efforts and work, now and forever more. Amen. Mother Teresa

Prayer of the Day

Teach us, good Lord, to serve you as you deserve, to give and not to count the cost, to fight and not to heed the wounds, to toil and not to seek for rest, to labour and not to ask for any reward, save that of knowing that we do your will. Amen. St. Ignatius …

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O Father, your power is greater than all powers. O Son, under your leadership we cannot fear anything. O Spirit, under your protection there is nothing we cannot overcome. Prayer of the Kikuyu, Kenya

Prayer of the Day

Teach your children what we have taught our children, that the earth is our mother. Whatever befalls the earth befalls the sons and daughters of the earth… and with all your strength, with all your mind, with all your heart, preserve it for you children and love it. Chief Seattle (1780-1866) of the Washington Suquamish …

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