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Dear Friends,

Yesterday’s Eucharist narrated the story of Jesus calling Peter and Andrew and James and John to come and follow and be fishers of people.

This prompted us to reflect on the ‘nets’

Dear Friends,

Today we move into the liturgical season of “Ordinary Time.”  Interestingly, we are launched into this season of the “ordinary”  by the national remembrances of a most ‘extraordinary’ man, Martin Luther King, Jr.  Or, perhaps,

Dear Friends,

 

Today, Rev. Maureen Andrew, a community member who was ordained a priest in Roman Catholic Women Priests on August 10, 2013 is celebrating her Mass of Thanksgiving.  Maureen will be a missionary of our Spirit of Life Community

Dear Friends,

The Gospel this weekend speaks of two who went up to the temple to pray.  One is full of himself and there is no room for God or for anyone else.  The other is “humble” but is perhaps too focused on his faults and not celebrating enough his blessings. 

Dear Friends,

 

This Sunday’s Gospel portrays a dishonest steward who misuses his master’s property and then sets himself up in the favor of his master’s debtors by writing off  a huge proportion of their debts.   The master praised the devious steward for being enterprising.  It reminded me of a meditation by Richard Rohr