14th Sunday
in
Ordinary Time

July 8, 2018
Sunday Scripture Reflection

One of the goals of this weekly email is to provide different resources to "pray your way to Sunday," recognizing that everyone needs something a little different. In addition to the usual content and the great resources on Formed.org, you may be interested in this short audio reflection by renowned Catholic author and Scripture scholar, Dr. Scott Hahn. Reflections are uploaded weekly on the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology website. Click here to listen to his reflection for this Sunday's readings.
Readings
14th Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading
Ezekiel 2:2-5

Responsorial Psalm
Psalm 123:1-2, 2, 3-4

Second Reading
2 Corinthians 12:7-10

Gospel
Mark 6:1-6
Intention of the Holy Father
Last week we prayed for the Pope Francis' intention for the month of July. Click the link to read a reflection by Fr. J. Michael Sparough, SJ, on this intention. read more...

" That priests, who experience fatigue and loneliness in their pastoral work, may find help and comfort in their intimacy with the Lord and in their friendship with their brother priests."

Universal Prayer
We pray that the members of our parish community will be prophets of justice and mercy, giving a voice to the unheard cries of the poor, vulnerable, migrant, and outcasts of our society. read more...
Presider Schedule for July 7 & 8

Saturday, 5:00 – Fr. Allen Maes, OMI
Retired from ministry at the Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows and King's House Retreat Center

Sunday, 8:30 & 10:30 – Fr. Mark Dean, OMI
Retreat Director - King's House Retreat Center, Belleville

Your continued prayers for Fr. Jim during his recovery are much appreciated!
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