Monthly Archives: February 2017

“Temptation (Matthew 4: 1-11)” by Fr. Jim Willig

Lent begins today – Ash Wednesday. The Gospel of Matthew for this Sunday addresses the devil tempting Jesus as he completes his 40 days of fasting in the desert. The devil showed up as soon as Jesus was weak from … Continue reading

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“Almighty God vs. Almighty Dollar (Luke 16: 1-13)” by Fr. Jim Willig

This Sunday’s Gospel is Matthew 6: 24-34.  Unfortunately, Fr. Jim did not complete a Gospel Study for this specific Gospel, which addresses  Jesus’ message that no one can    serve two masters. This Gospel of Luke selected highlights this same … Continue reading

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“Tough Love (Matthew 5: 38-48)” by Fr. Jim Willig

This Gospel of Matthew continues the Sermon on the Mount. Jesus teaches that there is more than what the ‘old law’ demands. Christ called all of his followers to a much greater ‘law’  in how to love, as Fr. Jim … Continue reading

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“Where Does Sin Begin (Matthew 5: 17- 37 short version) by Fr. Jim Willig

This week’s Gospel of Matthew continues with the Sermon on the Mount. Jesus clarifies that He did not come to abolish the law of Moses, but rather fulfill it. Fr. Jim unfolds the words of this Gospel passage, explaining how … Continue reading

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“Let Your Light Shine (Matthew 5: 13-16)” by Fr. Jim Willig

This Gospel of Matthew continues on with the ‘Sermon on the Mount.’  It calls us to be the salt of the earth and the light of the world. Christians are to be like Jesus and bring the light to the … Continue reading

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