Saturday, January 24 ~ Second Week in Ordinary Time Saint Francis de Sales, Bishop and Doctor of the Church Patron Saint of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Columbus   Holy Gospel: Mark 3:20-21  Jesus came with his disciples into the...
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Friday, January 23 ~ Second Week in Ordinary Time Saint Vincent of Saragossa, Deacon and Martyr   Holy Gospel: Mark 16:15-18 Jesus appeared to the Eleven and said to them: “Go into the whole world and proclaim the Gospel to...
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Thursday, January 22 ~ Second Week in Ordinary Time Day of penance for violations to the dignity of the human person committed  through acts of abortion, and of prayer for the full restoration of the legal guarantee of the right...
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Wednesday, January 21 ~ Second Week in Ordinary Time Saint Agnes, Virgin and Martyr   Holy Gospel: Mark 3:1-6  Jesus entered the synagogue. There was a man there who had a withered hand. They watched Jesus closely to see if...
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Tuesday, January 20 ~ Second Week in Ordinary Time Saint Sebastian, Martyr   Holy Gospel: Mark 2:23-28 As Jesus was passing through a field of grain on the Sabbath, his disciples began to make a path while picking the heads...
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  “By turning your eyes on God in meditation, your whole soul will be filled with God. Begin all your prayers in the presence of God.” – Saint Francis de Sales   Monday, January 19 ~ Second Week in Ordinary...
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ON THIS SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME we approach this week an ongoing tragedy of human life – the anniversary of Roe v. Wade – the Supreme Court decision which legalized abortion in this country.  We pray constantly that abortion...
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Saturday, January 17 ~ First Week in Ordinary Time Saint Antony of Egypt, Abbott; “The Great”, “The Father of Monks”   Holy Gospel: Mark 2:13-17  Jesus went out along the sea. All the crowd came to him and he taught...
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Friday, January 16 ~ First Week in Ordinary Time   Holy Gospel: Mark 2:1-12 When Jesus returned to Capernaum after some days, it became known that he was at home. Many gathered together so that there was no longer room...
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Thursday, January 15 ~ First Week in Ordinary Time   Holy Gospel: Mark 1:40-45  A leper came to him and kneeling down begged him and said, “If you wish, you can make me clean.” Moved with pity, he stretched out...
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