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3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C – Homily

3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year CNehemiah 8:2-4a, 5-6, 8-10Psalm 19:8, 9, 10, 15 (see John 6:63c)1 Corinthians 12:12-30Luke 1:1-4, 4:14-21January 27, 2019 Catholics have a reputation for not knowing the Bible.  In years long past, Catholics were sometimes told not to read the Bible on their own for fear they might misinterpret it.  That […]

The Bible is the Word of God

In today’s (Thursday, 26th Week in Ordinary Time, Year 1 – Oct. 5, 2017) first reading from the Book of Nehemiah we hear how Ezra read to the people from the book of the law of Moses from daybreak to midday.  A great crowd had gathered there. What it refers to as the “book of […]

Video of “Navigating the Bible” Session

On Monday night I led a session called “Navigating the Bible.”  I say “session” as opposed to having used “presentation” because the format of this one, like my last session, “Lenten Customs,” was of a different format in the past.  This time, the camera was zoomed in a little closer so you might be able to read […]