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July 21, 2019 by Deacon Michael Houtchen Gospel Luke 10:38-42 Jesus entered a village where a woman whose name was Martha welcomed him.  She had a sister named Mary who sat beside the Lord at his feet, listening to him speak.  Martha, burdened with much serving, came to him and said, “Lord, do you not…

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July 14, 2019 by Deacon Michael Houtchen Gospel Luke 10:25-37 There was a scholar of the law who stood up to test Jesus and said, “Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?”  Jesus said to him, “What is written in the law?  How do you read it?” He said in reply, “You shall…

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July 07, 2019 by Deacon Michael Houtchen Gospel Luke 10:1-12, 17-20 At that time the Lord appointed seventy-two others whom he sent ahead of him in pairs to every town and place he intended to visit.  He said to them, “The harvest is abundant, but the laborers are few; so ask the master of the…

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June 30, 2019 by Deacon Michael Houtchen Gospel Luke 9:51-62 When the days for Jesus’ being taken up were fulfilled, he resolutely determined to journey to Jerusalem, and he sent messengers ahead of him.  On the way, they entered a Samaritan village to prepare for his reception there, but they would not welcome him because…

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June 23, 2019 The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ Gospel Luke 9:11b-17 Jesus spoke to the crowds about the kingdom of God, and he healed those who needed to be cured.  As the day was drawing to a close, the Twelve approached him and said, “Dismiss the crowd so that…