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Year of Faith

In the Gospel, Jesus speaks about the Temple He seeks to build as a family. When Jesus was told that his Mother and relatives were outside the crowded house where he was teaching and healing wishing to see him, Jesus used it as an opportunity to say that he can come from heaven to earth to found a family. That family would be characterized by particular behavior: "My mother and my brothers," he said, "are those who hear the word of God and act on it."
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Daily Readings

Reading 1, Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-8
'And now, Israel, listen to the laws and customs which I am ... Read More

Psalm, Psalms 15:2-3, 3-4, 4-5
Whoever lives blamelessly, who acts uprightly, who speaks the ... Read More

Gospel, Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23
The Pharisees and some of the scribes who had come from ... Read More

Reading 2, James 1:17-18, 21-22, 27
all that is good, all that is perfect, is given us from above; ... Read More

Saint of the Day

August 30 Saint of the Day

St. Rumon
August 30: St. Rumon, also known as Ruan, Ronan, and Ruadan, was probably a ... Read More