Commentary for the Third Sunday of Easter The texts for the coming Sunday:  Acts 3:12-19, Psalm 4, 1 John 3:1-7, and Luke 24:36b-48. By Father Doug Woods Get the readings Commentary for the Third Sunday of Easter The texts for this Sunday: Acts 3:12-19, Psalm 4, 1 John 3:1-7, and Luke 24:36b-48. By Father Doug…

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Commentary for the Second Sunday of Easter The texts for the coming Sunday:  Acts 4:32-35, Psalm 133, 1 John 1:1-2:2, and John 20:19-31 By Father Doug Woods Get the readings Commentary for the Second Sunday of Easter The texts for this Sunday:  Acts 4:32-35, Psalm 133, 1 John 1:1-2:2, and John 20:19-31. By Father Doug…

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Commentary for Palm Sunday With the Liturgy of the Passion By Father Doug Woods Get the readings Commentary for Palm Sunday With the Liturgy of The Passion By Father Doug Woods Get the readings The texts: 1)         Liturgy of the Palms:  Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29 and Mark 11:1-11 2)         Liturgy of the Passion:  Isaiah 50:4-9a, Psalm…

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Commentary for the Second Sunday in Lent The texts:  Genesis 17.1-7, 15-16, Psalm 22:23-31, Romans 4:13-25, and Mark 8:31-38 By Father Doug Woods Get the readings Commentary for the Second Sunday in Lent The texts:  Genesis 17.1-7, 15-16, Psalm 22:23-31, Romans 4:13-25, and Mark 8:31-38 By Father Doug Woods Get the readings Genesis 17.1-7, 15-16…

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Commentary for the First Sunday in Lent The texts for the coming Sunday:  Genesis 9:8-17, Psalm 25:1-10, 1 Peter 3:18-22, and Mark 1:9-15. By Father Doug Woods Get the readings Commentary for the First Sunday in Lent The texts for this Sunday:  Genesis 9:8-17, Psalm 25:1-10, 1 Peter 3:18-22, and Mark 1:9-15. By Father Doug…

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Commentary for the Transfiguration 14 February 2021 Texts for this week are 2 Kings 2:1-12, Psalm 50:1-6, 2 Corinthians 4:3-6, Mark 9:2-9.  By Father Doug Woods Get the readings Commentary for the Transfiguration 14 February 2021 Texts for this week are 2 Kings 2:1-12, Psalm 50:1-6, 2 Corinthians 4:3-6, Mark 9:2-9. By Father Doug Woods…

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Commentary for Epiphany IV 31 January 2021 Texts for this week are Deuteronomy 18:15-20, Psalm 111, 1 Corinthians 8.1-13, and Mark 1:21-28 By Father Doug Woods Get the readings Deuteronomy 18:15-20  It’s odd how little we Christians study the Hebrew Scriptures (HS), also known as the Old Testament (OT).  Some would say, “Why would we…

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Commentary for Epiphany III 24 January 2021 Texts for this week are Jonah 3:1-5, 10, Psalm 62:5-12, 1 Corinthians 7:29-31, and Mark 1:14-20 By Father Doug Woods Get the readings Jonah 3:1-5 I keep on referring to the Book of Jonah.  That’s because it’s personal to me.  It’s  at least partly about people who try…

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Commentary for The Baptism of Our Lord 10 January Texts for this week are Genesis 1:1-5, Psalm 29, Acts 19:1-7, and Mark 1:4-11Genesis 1:1-5, Psalm 29, Acts 19:1-7, and Mark 1:4-11 By Father Doug Woods Get the readings Genesis 1:1-5.  One of the things which really blows my mind is photos taken by the Hubble…

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Commentary for The Epiphany 6 January Texts for the Epiphany are Isaiah 60.1-6, Psalm 72:1-7, 10-14, Ephesians 3:1-12, and Matthew 2:1-12. By Father Doug Woods Get the readings Today is “six geese a-laying”, the sixth day of Christmas.  That song, “The Twelve Days of Christmas”, is an amusing way of going through the twelve days…

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