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Mary of Magdala, Apostle to the Apostles Catholic Community

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – A Prayer & A Blessing

A Prayer Gracious God, you create us and love us; you make us to live in a community.  We thank you for Martin Luther King, Jr. and all your children who have been filled with the vision of justice and who have worked to bring that vision into reality. Guide us to live by your…
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Things you know about love…..

“Things you know about love, and wish they were mentioned at weddings” © by Rev. Jim Ryan, jimryan6885@gmail.com Homily thoughts on the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, January 17, 2016 Today’s Readings are straight out of a Wedding Planner’s Handbook. With a slight change swapping the 2nd reading scheduled for two weeks from now into…
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Simple Justice – Simple Compassion

“Simple Justice – Simple Compassion” © by Rev. Jim Ryan, jimryan6885@gmail.com Homily thoughts on the Feast of the Baptism of Jesus, January 10, 2016 “Catching sight of Jesus approaching, John exclaimed, “Look, there’s God’s sacrificial lamb, who takes away the world’s sin!”   Gospel of John, 1:29 This feast is one of transition and overlay. Liturgically…
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Beginning Manifestations – Everyday Epiphanies

“Beginning Manifestations: Everyday Epiphanies” © by Rev. Jim Ryan, jimryan6885@gmail.com Homily Thoughts on Feast of Epiphany, January 3, 2016 So here’s my confusion with the Gospel of John, admittedly referred to as the Gospel of Light. You would think that the Apostle John to whom Jesus entrusted his own Mother while dying on the cross,…
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