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Jul 2021
14th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Fr. Joseph Levine; July 4, 2021 Readings: Ez 2:2-5; Ps 123:1-4; 2 Cor 12:7-10; Mk 6:1-6 In the middle of today’s Gospel reference was made to the brothers and sisters of Jesus; the brothers were even named: James, Joseph, Judas, and Simon. On the basis of this Gospel it is often asserted, contrary to the Catholic faith, that Mary had other children after Jesus. Even taking the word ‘brother’ in the strictest sense of the word the conclusion is not certain because if Joseph had been previously married, then, any children of......

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14th Sunday of Ordinary Time

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14th Sunday of Ordinary Time
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14th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Preached July 9, 2017; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon I give you praise, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for although you have hidden these things from the wise and learned you have...