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August 2019 archive of Fr. Emery's Blog

August 2019 archive of Fr. Emery's Blog

22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Spanish) - September 1, 2019

Posted by Marie Meza on 8/30/19

Queridos amigos,

La semana pasada reflexionamos sobre el llamado del Señor a luchar por pasar por la puerta estrecha mientras nos esforzamos por cumplir con los requisitos del discipulado. Las lecturas de este fin de semana sacan a la luz otra virtud que representa un gran desafío para las ... Read More »

22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time - September 1, 2019

Posted by Marie Meza on 8/30/19

Dear friends,

Last week we reflected on the Lord’s call to pass through the narrow gate as we strive to fulfill the requirements of discipleship. This weekend’s readings bring to light another virtue that stands as a big challenge to social relationship in the world. They are a call ... Read More »

21st Sunday in Ordinary Time (Spanish) - August 25, 2019

Posted by Marie Meza on 8/23/19

Queridos amigos,

Las lecturas de este fin de semana nos llevan a otro nivel de comprensión de lo que se necesita para responder al llamado de Dios al discipulado. Estamos llamados a esforzarnos por entrar por la puerta estrecha para heredar el reino.

Hay un viejo dicho que dice que ... Read More »

21st Sunday in Ordinary Time - August 25, 2019

Posted by Marie Meza on 8/23/19

Dear friends,

This weekend’s readings take us to another level of the understanding of what it takes respond to God’s call to discipleship. We are called to strive to enter through the narrow gate in order to inherit the kingdom.

There is an old saying that “it is easier ... Read More »

20th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Spanish) - August 18, 2019

Posted by Marie Meza on 8/16/19

Queridos amigos,

La lectura del evangelio de hoy pone audazmente el desafío que enfrenta este mundo en el acto. El mundo es tan tibio y en puntos tan fríos que se ha vuelto para muchos de nosotros verlo como aburrido. ¡De Verdad! ¡Aburrido! Pero como es eso ?

A la luz de las expresiones y actos de ... Read More »

20th Sunday in Ordinary Time - August 18, 2019

Posted by Marie Meza on 8/16/19

Dear friends,

Today’s gospel reading boldly puts the challenge that faces this world on the spot. The world is so lukewarm and at points so cold that it has become for many of us to see it as just boring. Really! Boring! But, how is that?

In light of ... Read More »

19th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Spanish) - August 11, 2019

Posted by Marie Meza on 8/09/19

Queridos amigos,

Suena un poco extraordinario que las lecturas de estas dos últimas semanas se hayan centrado en un tema que parece apropiado, en nuestra forma ordinaria de leer la historia de la salvación, para el Adviento: tenemos que estar preparados.

En Adviento, escuchamos una y otra vez que ... Read More »

19th Sunday in Ordinary Time - August 11, 2019

Posted by Marie Meza on 8/09/19

Dear friends,

It sounds a little bit extraordinary that the readings from these two past weeks have been focusing on a theme that seems appropriate, in our ordinary way of reading salvation history, for Advent: we have to be prepared.

In Advent, we hear time and again the prophets ... Read More »

18th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Spanish) - August 4, 2019

Posted by Marie Meza on 8/02/19

Queridos amigos,

Las lecturas de hoy nos recuerdan quiénes somos realmente y dónde deberían estar nuestros corazones. En el mundo actual, donde la dignidad y el respeto que OW correo a la gente es prácticamente una función de su fama y el tamaño de su bolso, es un reto para abrazar la enseñanza que ... Read More »

18th Sunday in Ordinary Time - August 4, 2019

Posted by Marie Meza on 8/02/19

Dear Friends,

Today’s readings are a reminder of who we truly are and where our hearts should be. In today’s world where the dignity and the respect we owe to people are practically a function of their fame and the size of their purse, it is challenging to embrace ... Read More »

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