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News for September 6

News for September 6

Theme of the Day James tells us to stop showing favoritism in the assembly, treating the rich visitor with more honor than the poor one. Jesus himself seems to show partiality in his first response to the Syrophoenician woman in today’s gospel. Was he testing…

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News for August 30

News for August 30

Theme of the Day Jesus protests against human customs being given the weight of divine law, while the essence of God’s law is ignored. True uncleanness comes not from external things, but from the intentions of the human heart. Last week Jesus told us “the…

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News for August 23

News for August 23

Theme of the Day In today’s gospel many people take offense at Jesus’ invitation to eat his flesh and drink his blood; even many of Jesus’ disciples peel off. This is the backdrop in John’s gospel for Peter’s confession of faith. “To whom can we…

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News for August 26

News for August 26

Theme of the Day Wisdom prepares a feast, sets her table, and invites all to come and eat her bread and drink her wine. The first chapter of John’s gospel owes much to the biblical tradition that imagined Wisdom as existing before anything was created…

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Children and Family Ministry Director Job Opening

Children and Family Ministry Director Job Opening

Do you have a passion for using new, creative and exciting ways to help children grow in their faith? Do you believe that learning about faith and God’s work in the world should be fun and exciting? If you do, consider joining the team at…

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News for August 9

News for August 9

Theme of the Day Jesus says that the bread he gives for the life of the world is his flesh, and whoever eats this bread has eternal life now and will be raised on the last day. In Ephesians Paul tells us what this life…

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News for August 2

News for August 2

Theme of the Day Apparently not satisfied by Jesus’ feeding of thousands, some who were there press him for a sign of his power; perhaps it is daily manna they want. As always in John’s gospel when people want a sign, Jesus offers himself. He…

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News for July 26

News for July 26

Theme of the Day Today is the first of five Sundays with gospel readings from John 6, the first four of which focus on Jesus as bread of life. Today Jesus feeds thousands of people with five loaves and two fish. What we have, what…

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St. John’s Weekly 7/19

St. John’s Weekly 7/19

SJW July 19v2. Click to download.

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Prayer List 7/19

Prayer List 7/19

Prayer List. Click to download.

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