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“Cure of the Blind Man (John 9: 1-41)” by Fr. Jim Willig

On the fourth Sunday of Lent, this Gospel of John addresses the man blind from birth.  Jesus’ healing of this blind man serves as a model for all Christians in accepting Christ as our Savior and Redeemer. The disciples raised the … Continue reading

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“Woman at the Well (John 4: 5-42)” by Fr. Jim Willig

On this third Sunday of Lent, the Gospel is the about the woman Jesus met at the well at high noon. The woman went to fetch water at this time when the sun was at it’s hottest in order to … Continue reading

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“Vision Statement (Luke 9: 28-36)” by Fr. Jim Willig

This is the second Sunday of Lent and the Gospel is the Transfiguration. This Gospel of Luke shares the time when Jesus went up Mount Tabor with Peter, James and John. There He transfigures in front of his beloved disciples. … Continue reading

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“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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