Fr. George's Blog

September 2019

Sep 20

25TH SUNDAY in ORDINARY TIME

Our readings this weekend remind us of our responsibility to others in need – and that we are called to true discipleship and good stewardship. I felt so humbled and proud that a recent blog of mine was chosen as a column in The Evangelist newspaper’s September 12th issue, and it made me grateful for the resources that we share as a...
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Sep 13

24TH SUNDAY in ORDINARY TIME

This week’s Gospel blesses us with three different but complementary images of a God who loves us and seeks us out when we are lost. We are introduced once more to the Shepherd who searches for the lost sheep; the widow who searches for the lost coin; and the Father who welcomes home the prodigal son. God is reflected as yearning to be...
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Sep 5

23RD SUNDAY in ORDINARY TIME

Two thousand years ago, the Roman philosopher Seneca was credited with saying, “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” Like me, you might remember these words as lyrics in “Closing Time,” a song from Semisonic released 20 years ago. From the beginning to the close of Labor Day weekend, these...
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