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FROM OUR EDITORS—Sunday, August 13 – 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time The Gospels take us along with the Apostles as they experience the ups and downs of following Jesus. Last Sunday, Peter, James, and John had a mountaintop experience during 
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FROM OUR EDITORS—Sunday, August 6 –  Transfiguration of the Lord In Sunday’s Gospel of the Transfiguration, Peter says, “Lord, it is good that we are here.” He then suggests that he can build tents for Jesus, Moses, and Elijah. Peter 
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FROM OUR EDITORS—Sunday, July 30 – 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time What is your personal treasure, your “pearl of great price”? What do you value above all other things? What would you give up everything for? I like to think 
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It’s one of those mornings when I fight for every forward step. A fortunate few readers may have no idea what I’m talking about. Many others know all too well what I mean. The weeds and wheat in this Sunday’s 
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This Hoosier farm girl appreciates Jesus’ analogies to seeds and plants. Whether or not we have a green thumb, many of us have tried our hand at nurturing houseplants, container gardens, or a seed planted in a cup on the 
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I just got off the phone with a friend who feels she is a burden to everyone she knows. I don’t like to ask for help from others, yet I rarely feel burdened when someone asks for my help. And 
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In Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus says, “[W]hoever does not take up his cross and follow after me is not worthy of me. Whoever finds his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake will find it.” Every 
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In Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus says, “So do not be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.” This isn’t the only time Jesus points to God’s small winged creatures and assures us of our importance to him and his faithful 
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In this Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus says, “I am the living bread…. [T]he bread that I will give is my flesh for the life of the world.” And this is what we celebrate on the feast of the Body and Blood 
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“God so loved the world…” are the first five words of this Sunday’s Gospel. This reading is a summary of the entire Gospel—the Good News of Jesus Christ. If we truly believe this message, our lives will be changed forever. 
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