Reclaim Sunday Weekly Blog

Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time- June 12, 2016

Happy Sunday!

The news of a mass shooting in the US was mentioned over the lunch table today.  The loss of life numbering over 50 is senseless violence.  How does one take this in?  For the post today at an excerpt from an article by Bishop Emeritus Kenneth Angell will be posted.  He wrote it for the Vt Catholic Tribune on the 5th anniversary of 9/11 where he lost his brother David and his sister in law, Lynn who were on one of the planes.  This Sunday let us ask for the grace of forgiveness and an end to all acts against humanity.

He wrote: "...Yet The Lord did not desert me...did not desert America... On that day of doom. I remember repeating over and over to myself, to the media, to family and friends: We must forgive...we must try to forgive. The Lord will give us the strength to forgive.  The words seemed to belie my heart and very soul, but The Lord did not leave me, and The Lord did not leave our country...So I pray. I pray a lot. I pray deeply...Because I am convinced that the only solution to such overwhelming grief is to forgive those who caused it."

Pray for peace.


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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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