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Jul

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Hebrews 11:23

The Faith of Moses’ Parents… Today, we talk about a couple that does not generally get much attention – Moses’ parents: By faith Moses was hidden by his parents for three months after his birth, because they saw that he was a beautiful child, and they were not afraid of the king’s edict.  -Hebrews 11:23 […]

01
Jul

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Hebrews 11:20-22

The Faith of Isaac, Jacob, and Joseph… The faith of Isaac, Jacob, and Joseph teaches us to hold onto hope for tomorrow: By faith regarding things still to come Isaac blessed Jacob and Esau. By faith Jacob, when dying, blessed each of the sons of Joseph and “bowed in worship, leaning on the top of […]

29
Jun

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Never Look Back

1 Kings 19:20… On the twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time, we are taught to never look back at the life we left behind: Elisha left the oxen, ran after Elijah, and said, “Please, let me kiss my father and mother good-bye, and I will follow you.” “Go back!” Elijah answered. “Have I done anything to […]

28
Jun

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Hebrews 11:17-18

The Faith of Abraham, Part 3… The faith of Abraham was deep enough to make the most difficult sacrifices: By faith Abraham, when put to the test, offered up Isaac, and he who had received the promises was ready to offer his only son, of whom it was said, “Through Isaac descendants shall bear your […]

27
Jun

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Hebrews 11:11-12

The Faith of Abraham, Part 2… The faith of Abraham blessed him more greatly than he could have imagined: By faith he received power to generate, even though he was past the normal age – and Sarah herself was sterile – for he thought that the one who had made the promise was trustworthy. So […]

25
Jun

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Hebrews 11:7

The Faith of Noah… We continue looking at heroes of the Bible who showed amazing faith: By faith Noah, warned about what was not yet seen, with reverence built an ark for the salvation of his household. Through this he condemned the world and inherited the righteousness that comes through faith.  -Hebrews 11:7 NAB Like […]

23
Jun

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Messenger of the Lord

Malachi 2:7… Today, let’s celebrate the knowledge and wisdom shared with us by our priests: For the lips of the priest are to keep knowledge, and instruction is to be sought from his mouth, because he is the messenger of the LORD of hosts.  -Malachi 2:7, NAB Today is the final Mass for a very special […]