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Holy Wednesday – April 1, 2015

Today’s Reading: John 13:16-38 “…I will lay down my life for you.” – John 13:37b “You’re a chip off the old block!” I have heard that more than once. “You’re just like your father.” Admittedly, part of the time it … Continue reading

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Holy Tuesday – March 31, 2015

Today’s Reading:  John 12:23-50 These passages bring us to the end of Jesus’ public ministry. That is, from this point on, He will be teaching His disciples and close followers in private. But this is also only the end of … Continue reading

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Holy Monday – March 30, 2015

Today’s Reading: John 12:1-11 Mary had previously “sat at the Lord’s feet and listened to His teaching” (Luke 10:39) and she was commended by Jesus for choosing the good portion, which will not be taken away from her. Here again … Continue reading

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Saturday of the Fifth Week of Lent – March 28, 2015

Today’s Reading: John 12:12-19 “Fear not, daughter of Zion; behold, your king is coming, sitting on a donkey’s colt!” –  John 12:15 There was fear in the Garden of Eden as the God of creation came looking for the “would … Continue reading

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Friday of the Fifth Week of Lent – March 27, 2015

Today’s Reading: John 12:12-19 “Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord, even the King of Israel!” – John 12:13b You don’t make the words of worship up. The Liturgy of the Church today, like the prayer of … Continue reading

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Thursday of the Fifth Week of Lent – March 26, 2015

Today’s Reading: Philippians 2:5-11 “So that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth.” Philippians 2:11 “End Zone Worship”, that’s what some people call it. The receiver runs hard, makes … Continue reading

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Wednesday of the Fifth Week of Lent – March 25, 2015

Today’s Reading:  Philippians 2:5-11 “but made Himself (Jesus) nothing, taking on the form of a (bond)servant, being born in the likeness of men.”  – Philippians 2:7 Let’s see, what would I like to be when I grow up: a doctor, … Continue reading

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Tuesday of the Fifth Week of Lent – March 24, 2015

Today’s Reading: Zechariah 9:9-12 “As for you also, because of the blood of my covenant with you,     I will set your prisoners free from the waterless pit.” – Zechariah 9:11 Zechariah prophesied the coming of a new and … Continue reading

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Monday of the Fifth Week of Lent – March 23, 2015

Today’s Reading: Zechariah 9:9-12 “Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout aloud, O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your king is coming to you; righteous and having salvation is he” – Zechariah 9:9 One after another, the kings of Israel and … Continue reading

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Saturday of the Fourth Week of Lent – March 21, 2015

Today’s Reading: Mark 10:32-45 Jesus is on the road going to Jerusalem. His reaction is much different than those that are with Him. They are amazed at Him and yet they are afraid of what appears to be ahead on … Continue reading

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