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The wicked say:
Let us beset the just one, because he is obnoxious to us;
he sets himself against our doings,
reproaches us for transgressions of the law
and charges us with violations of our training.
Let us see whether his words be true;
let us find out what will happen to him.
For if the just one be the son of God, God will defend him
and deliver him from the hand of his foes.
With revilement and torture let us put the just one to the test
that we may have proof of his gentleness
and try his patience.
Let us condemn him to a shameful death;
for according to his own words, God will take care of him.
Where jealousy and selfish ambition exist,
there is disorder and every foul practice.
But the wisdom from above is first of all pure,
then peaceable, gentle, compliant,
full of mercy and good fruits,
without inconstancy or insincerity.
And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace
for those who cultivate peace.
Where do the wars
and where do the conflicts among you come from?
Is it not from your passions
that make war within your members?
You covet but do not possess.
You kill and envy but you cannot obtain;
you fight and wage war.
You do not possess because you do not ask.
You ask but do not receive,
because you ask wrongly, to spend it on your passions.
Jesus and his disciples left from there and began a journey through Galilee,
but he did not wish anyone to know about it.
He was teaching his disciples and telling them,
“The Son of Man is to be handed over to men
and they will kill him,
and three days after his death the Son of Man will rise.”
But they did not understand the saying,
and they were afraid to question him.
They came to Capernaum and, once inside the house,
he began to ask them,
“What were you arguing about on the way?”
But they remained silent.
They had been discussing among themselves on the way
who was the greatest.
Then he sat down, called the Twelve, and said to them,
“If anyone wishes to be first,
he shall be the last of all and the servant of all.”
Taking a child, he placed it in the their midst,
and putting his arms around it, he said to them,
“Whoever receives one child such as this in my name, receives me;
and whoever receives me,
receives not me but the One who sent me.”
For the One, Holy, Catholic, Apostolic Church:
That her catechists may show forth the healing love of Jesus to their students;
That the preachers of the Church expound the truth of God’s tremendous mercy to their people;
That those who have stumbled on the path of discipleship may start the journey anew:
For our City, State, Nation and World:
For all who continue to be affected by COVID – the ill, the health care community, those who have lost livelihoods and those who have lost hope;
For healing of body, mind and soul of all who experience pain, isolation, trauma from the pandemic;
For those affected by natural disasters of all kinds – wildfires, hurricanes, tornadoes, lightening storms and flash floods:
For the needs of this Community of St Monica, gathered here and in diaspora:
That our catechists, teachers, parents and all who explain our Catholic Faith share their love of the Lord with their students;
That our students, faculty, parish staff, and priests remain healthy through this storm;
That all who have experienced the loss of a family member, friend or neighbor this year might know of God’s tremendous concern for our grief:
For those who have fallen ill in body, mind or soul:
Alex Martini, Evan Malmuth, Magdalena Jacobo, Chance Williams, Stephanie Metton, Sheryl Gillet, Lisa Moogan, George Robinson, Steve Oprian, Kathleen Cunningham, Sheila Clarke, Diane Heppting, the Rafael Galindo Family, Roberto Terania Pahimolin, Charles Olivares, Leonard Gaines
For our beloved who have gone to their rest in the peace of Christ:
Anthanette Gibson, Leonard R. Kaiser, Tomasita Dell-Mundoq, Betty Felt, Rosalie Maggio, Susan Pisani, John Budiman, John Howarth, Abuela Perez, Michael Piper, Sr Denis McFadden, CSJ, Susana Magolo, Pete Sheridan, Gloria Ima Tongol
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I believe you are really here in the Blessed Sacrament.
I love you more than anything in the world,
And I hunger to receive you.
But since I cannot receive Communion at this time,
Feed my soul at least spiritually.
I unite myself to you now,
As I do when I actually receive you in Holy Communion
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