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Summer of Youth

Summer of Youth

In 1963, singer Nat King Cole released the song, “Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days of Summer,” and while I agree about the hazy and crazy, I do not agree with the lazy. The summer time here in the Diocese of Springfield -Cape Girardeau is a busy time with all the programs...

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Summer of Youth

At the Feet of Jesus

GettyImages SIXTEENTH SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME The readings from this reflection: Gn 18:1-10a; Ps 15:2-3, 3-4,5; Col. 1:24-28; Lk 10:38-42 So much food to cook! And the house to cleanse! It wouldn’t have been so bad, But the Lord brought 12 friends! Martha worked so...

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Summer of Youth

The Parable of the Good Samaritan

FIFTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME The readings from this reflection: Dt 30:1014; Ps 69:14, 17, 30-31, 33-34, 36, 37; Col 1:15-20; Lk 10:25-37 GettyImages As we begin our Gospel reading today from the Gospel according to St. Luke, we read that Jesus was on his journey...

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Summer of Youth

You Are My Inheritance O Lord

THIRTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIMEThe readings from this reflection: 1Kgs 19:16b, 19-21; Ps 16:1-2, 5, 7-8, 9-10, 11; Gal 5:1, 13-18; Lk 9:51-62 GettyImages Materialism in one’s self is quick to notice if we take even one-half of a second to examine ourselves. We may...

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