Tag: Ordinary Time

Three Degrees of Separation

Good Morning, everyone! My name is Kim Scott and I am a high school French teacher at St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes School and also a care team member for Emmanuel’s refugee support ministry. As an educator, I am so fortunate in that I can teach my students French, and also have the opportunity every…

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Profound Experiences

One day, I was listening to NPR. The program host was interviewing people who had had profound spiritual experiences that they could not explain and that had changed them for life. The story that I remembered most was told by a 60-year old woman who described what happened to her as a 14-year-old girl on…

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Of the Father’s Love Begotten

Happy Father’s Day! Today we remember all of the fathers, all of the dads, all of the grandfathers and great-grandfathers. And all of the beloved father-figures in our lives — whatever gender they might be! So, today, of course, I remember my dad — who was a force-of-life in my life. (And I know what you’re…

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The Widow’s Mite

Almost a year ago, I was in Florida to witness the vows of my nephew Zack to his fiancé Samantha.   In my heart I knew where I needed to be.  Right there, in sunny tropical Florida with my nephew and the love of his life.   In my head I wondered if any of…

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Blind Bartimaeus

Mark 10:46-52 They came to Jericho. As he and his disciples and a large crowd were leaving Jericho, Bartimaeus son of Timaeus, a blind beggar, was sitting by the roadside. When he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to shout out and say, “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!” Many…

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