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First Sunday of Advent The end of the days  For as it was in the days of Noah, so it will be at the coming of the Son of Man. In (those) days before the flood, they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in… Read More »ENFS001

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Saturday of the Thirty-FourthWeek in Ordinary Time The waiting for the one who comes “Beware that your hearts do not become drowsy from carousing and drunkenness and the anxieties of daily life, and that day catch you by surprise like a trap. For that day… Read More »ENFL356

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Friday of the Thirty-FourthWeek in Ordinary Time The ultimate times  He taught them a lesson. “Consider the fig tree and all the other trees. When their buds burst open, you see for yourselves and know that summer is now near; in the same way, when… Read More »ENFL355

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Thursday of the Thirty-FourthWeek in Ordinary Time Our final liberation “When you see Jerusalem surrounded by armies, know that its desolation is at hand. Then those in Judea must flee to the mountains. Let those within the city escape from it, and let those in… Read More »ENFL354

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Wednesday of the Thirty-FourthWeek in Ordinary Time The church, salvation of the world “Before all this happens, however, they will seize and persecute you, they will hand you over to the synagogues and to prisons, and they will have you led before kings and governors… Read More »ENFL353

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Tuesday of the Thirty-FourthWeek in Ordinary Time The deceivers and the alarmist While some people were speaking about how the temple was adorned with costly stones and votive offerings, he said, “All that you see here–the days will come when there will not be left… Read More »ENFL352

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Monday of the Thirty-FourthWeek in Ordinary Time The teaching of the widow When he looked up he saw some wealthy people putting their offerings into the treasury and he noticed a poor widow putting in two small coins. He said, “I tell you truly, this… Read More »ENFL351

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Thirty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time Our Lord Jesus Christ The King The pilgrim’s song I rejoiced when they said to me, “Let us go to the house of the Lord.”  And now our feet are  standing within your gates, Jerusalem. Jerusalem, built as a city,… Read More »ENFS189

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Saturday of the Thirty-ThirdWeek in Ordinary Time We are destined to the eternity  Some Sadducees, those who deny that there is a resurrection, came forward and put this question to him, saying, “Teacher, Moses wrote for us, ‘If someone’s brother dies leaving a wife but… Read More »ENFL350

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Friday of the Thirty-ThirdWeek in Ordinary Time The merchants in the temple  Then Jesus entered the temple area and proceeded to drive out those who were selling things, saying to them, “It is written, ‘My house shall be a house of prayer, but you have… Read More »ENFL349