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Reflection for Sunday – October 24, 2021

Readings: Jeremiah 31: 7-9; Hebrews 5: 1-6; Mark 10: 46-52 Preacher: Brigit Hurley In today’s Gospel we see a model... Read More →

Reflection for Sunday – October 17, 2021

Readings: Isaiah 53: 10-11; Hebrews 4: 14-16; Mark 10: 35-45Preacher: Lourdes Perez-Albuerne “But it is not so among you; whoever... Read More →

Reflection for Sunday – October 10, 2021

Readings: Wisdom 7: 7-11; Hebrews 4: 12-13; Mark 10: 17-30Preacher: Evelio Perez-Albuerne Today’s readings remind us of the power of... Read More →

Reflection for Sunday October 3, 2021

Readings: Genesis 2: 18-24; Hebrews 2: 9-11; Mark 10: 2-16Preacher: Sr. Barbara Moore The section on children in Mark’s Gospel... Read More →

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Women Deacons in the First Millennium of the Church

Where and how did women deacons begin?  Some might say, “Oh, it began with Phoebe.  You know, she’s the one that Paul praised in his letter to the Romans more….

Phoebe’s Story

In case you missed it, September 3rd is St. Phoebe’s Feast Day.  I’m guessing that you missed it.  I’m also guessing that you may well be wondering this: Who, exactly, is Phoebe?  And why is she considered so important that she’s given a Feast Day? More…

Video of Sunday Reflections

Sue Howard provided a video of her reflection for Sunday, February 28, 2021.  You can play directly on this page or click the link below to view on YouTube.

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Prayer for our Future Bishop of the Diocese of Rochester, N.Y.

Oh God, Loving Shepherd who embodies all that is Wisdom and Justice,
You have blessed our diocese time and again with good,
wise, and holy bishops. More…

Viewer shares faith

Sonja Livingston has offered an essay reflecting on the Daily Work of her faith.  You can play directly on this page or click the link below to view on YouTube.

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My Daily Work

By Sonja Livingston Today I’m wearing what I call my “love” necklace. It’s actually a prayer rope made of glass... Read More →

Sr. Barbara Moore, RSM Blog

Sister Barbara posts a weekly blog on the Sunday readings.  Click here to view and subscribe.

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