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Mary of Magdala, Apostle to the Apostles Catholic Community

Mary of Magdala, First Witness to Resurrection

Rev. Jim Ryan, M.Div.,Ph.D.  jimryan6885@gmail.com Let’s begin with reviewing familiar territory, familiar that is to our Mary of Magdala Community.  The passage from the Gospel of John, the first Gospel Reading for today’s liturgy, is the story known to every Christian who ever studied the New Testament.  Mary of Magdala experiences the risen Jesus and…
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Fulfill the Promise – Concluding Juneteenth to July 4

14th Sunday in Ordinary Time,  July 4, 2021 Rev. Jim Ryan, M.Div.,Ph.D.  jimryan6885@gmail.com I have heard it said and seen it written by historians and scholars that Abraham Lincoln almost singlehandedly remade America.  While I acknowledge that this is somewhat of an overstatement, I invite you to consider that he did things that the founders…
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