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UpFront with Mary Hendricks, 10/11/2015

28th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B October 11, 2015 Mark 10: 17-30 A man who has followed the commandments all of his life wants to know how to get to heaven. “Get rid of all your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven,” Jesus tells him. The man .. read more

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UpFront with Mary Hendricks, 08/23/2015

21st Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B August 23, 2015 John 6:60-69 When Jesus starts talking about his eating his body and drinking his blood, today’s Gospel tells us, “Many of his disciples returned to their former way of life, and no longer accompanied him.” They said, “This saying is hard; who can accept it?” .. read more

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UpFront with Mary Hendricks, 08/16/2015

20th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B August 16, 2015 John 6:51-58 “Unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you do not have life within you.” Think real hard about that statement from your Savior: “You do not have life within you.” Tell me about your life. How’s .. read more

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UpFront with Mary Hendricks, 08/02/2015

18th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B August 2, 2015 Exodus 16:1-4, 12-15 The Israelites are grumbling to Moses: “Oh, why didn’t you let us die in Egypt? At least we had food there (where they were slaves, for pity’s sake). We are starving in this desert!” Poor Moses. He takes the problem to God, .. read more

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UpFront with Mary Hendricks, 07/26/2015

17th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B July 26, 2015 John 1:1-15 Both the first reading and today’s Gospel talk about feeding people. Elisha has 20 barley loaves and serves it to 100 people. It’s the same scenario with Jesus—five barley loaves and two fish feed thousands and thousands. With leftovers. This discussion could go .. read more

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Jul
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UpFront with Mary Hendricks, 07/19/2015

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B July 19, 2015 Mark 6:30-34 For the past two weeks, we’ve been following Jesus through Mark’s Gospel. First, he was rejected in his hometown. Then he sent the 12 on a work trip to preach repentance, expel demons, and heal the sick. This week, he wants his crew .. read more

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UpFront with Mary Hendricks, 07/12/2015

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B July 12, 2015 Mark 6:7-13 We traveled so much when the boys were young, it worried me when Son #1 said, “When I grow up, I’m going to live in a camper.” It didn’t help that we lived in four different homes, none of them mobile, before he .. read more

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Jul
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UpFront with Mary Hendricks, 07/05/2015

14th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B July 5, 2015 Mark 6:1-6 Could you live without your computer? Oh, yeah, you could, if you absolutely had to, but, seriously, think about it. Computers, whether desktop or hand-held, as in a smartphone, are such an indispensable way of life for us, it would be difficult to .. read more

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Jul
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UpFront with Mary Hendricks, 06/28/2015

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B June 28, 2015 Mark 5:21-43 Risk—the chance of loss. It can be exhilarating. And scary. Many of the choices you make are a gamble. How much risk are you willing to take? Two people in today’s Gospel risked it all. Jairus is a synagogue official whose daughter is .. read more

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UpFront with Mary Hendricks, 01/21/2015

12th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B June 21, 2015 Mark 4:26-24 A violent storm comes up; the boat is being tossed around like a toy; water is coming in, and Jesus is asleep. Great time for a nap, but, I have to say, I’m with him on this one. Any time is a great .. read more

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