Reclaim Sunday Weekly Blog

Twenty Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time-October 4, 2015

Happy Sunday! is still filled from the visit to see Pope Francis in Washington, D.C.!  This weekend's readings focus us on the holiness of marriage, the rootedness of a lifetime vow.  We support marriage between a man and a woman.  "On the threshold of his public life Jesus performs his first sign-at his mother's request-during a wedding feast." (CCC 1613)  This sign of nuptial covenant sustain more than the couple themsves as the fountain of Grace pours out on to those they encounter.  Years ago a wedding was more simple-the couple, the consent, the kiss, the reception with family and friends.  Those marriages , many, have endured.  The need was for one another rather things.  Starting with the basics the foundation was poured.  One of the great joys in life is to be with long married couples!! The respect, the confidence of understanding forged in the fire of God's love thru it all teaches us to travel on in joyful hope in the coming of our lord while bringing part of the kingdom before us.  Let the spirit not harden our hearts but open it to love's promise!

Happy anniversary to all brides and grooms!


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10.08 | 02:45

I do appreciate your way of evangelization in this year of Faith. On the day of Lord, let us do those that foster our relation with him: mass, scripture reading

08.08 | 13:04

Studying in Jerusalem several years ago, I was very moved by the power the Sabbath has to reclaim and rejuvenate lives of believers, a time for complete rest.

30.04 | 22:05

Sunday is the day of the Lord. Let us come to Him as a family specially on this day to celebrate him and share the joy with others present in the church

29.04 | 13:30

Sunday is the most precious day of the week, time for reflection, Mass, family, and often religious studies, reflection, writing and ministry.

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