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Jul 2020
17th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Fr. Joseph Levine; July 26, 2020 Readings: 1 Kgs 3:5, 7-12; Ps 119:52, 72, 76-77, 127-130; Rm 8:28-30; Mt 13:44-52 One characteristic of our times is the loss of confidence in the various institutions that give order and structure to society. There is little confidence in government institutions and organizations; little confidence in major business institutions; little confidence in educational institutions, or health care institutions; little confidence in religious institutions. Connected with the loss of confidence is the general lack of leadership. I would suggest that underlying the loss of confidence in......

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17th Sunday of Ordinary Time

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17th Sunday of Ordinary Time

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17th Sunday of Ordinary Time
July 30, 2017

17th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Preached July 30, 2017; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon Jesus says, Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened to you. (Mt 7:7) Well and...