31st Sunday – Ordinary Time, Year A

Matthew 23:1-1 1Then Jesus said to the crowds and to his disciples, 2 “The scribes and the Pharisees sit on Moses’ seat, 3so practice and observe whatever they tell you— but not what they do. For they preach, but do not practice. 4They tie up heavy burdens, hard to bear, and lay them on people’s shoulders, but they themselves …

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Sunday 30th – Ordinary Time, Year A

Matthew 22:34-40  The Most Important Commandment  34 The Pharisees heard that the Sadducees weren’t able to answer Jesus. So the Pharisees got together. 35One of them was an authority on the law. So he tested Jesus with a question. 36 “Teacher,” he asked, “which is the most important commandment in the Law?” 37 Jesus replied, ” …

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What a God! What a man! What a faith!

By Angelo Cartelli sx     For Conforti faith is the most sublime gift given by God. In fact it is a “free gift” which enlightens intelligence, comforts hearts and shapes actions.             However, through personal experience Conforti testified that faith involves all our being giving a special shape on …

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Sunday 29th – Ordinary Time, Year A

Matthew 22:15-22 Paying the Imperial Tax to Caesar  15 Then the Pharisees went out and laid plans to trap him in his words. 16 They sent their disciples to him along with the Herodians. “Teacher,” they said, “we know that you are a man of integrity and that you teach the way of …

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The Preferential option for the youth

THE PCP II and THE PREFERENTIAL OPTION FOR THE YOUTH                                                                                                                                                                   By Fr. André “Sabihin” Semeni In the first document of the Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences (FABC) in 1970, the Catholic bishops acknowledged that young people constituted over 60 percent of the total population of the Asian continent. …

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Sunday 28th – Ordinary Time, Year A

Matthew 22:1-14 The Parable of the Wedding Banquet 1 Jesus spoke to them again in parables, saying: 2 “The kingdom of heaven is like a king who prepared a wedding banquet for his son. 3 He sent his servants to those who had been invited to the banquet to tell them to come, but they …

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