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TEXT Matthew 11:2-19 When John heard in prison what the Messiah was doing, he sent word by his disciples and said to him, "Are you the...

PRAYER Almighty and everlasting God, you are always more ready to hear than we to pray, and to give more than we either desire or...

COMMENT "What we give to the poor, we lend to the Lord" —Sojourner Truth (1797?-1883) TEXT Matthew 10:32-11:1 "Stand up for me against world opinion and I'll stand up...

TEXT Matthew 8:1-17 Jesus came down the mountain with the cheers of the crowd still ringing in his ears.  Then a leper appeared and went to...

COMMENT Do you see him?  He walks through the streets, the crowds gathered round.  The lepers and lame are there, the fevered and demon-possessed.  He...

TEXT Matthew 7:24-29 "Anyone who listens to my teaching and obeys me is wise, like a person who builds a house on solid rock.  Though the...

TEXT Matthew 7:13-23 "Don't look for shortcuts to God.  The market is flooded with surefire, easygoing formulas for a successful life that can be practiced in...

TEXT Matthew 7:1-14 "Do not judge, or you too will be judged.  For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with...

The root of all evils is selfishness, just as, conversely, the root of all virtues is love. —Aelred of Rievaulx (1110-1167) Mirror of Charity 2.1.3 PRAYER FOR...

Opening Prayer Eternal God, you grant rain to both the just and unjust; your sun shines down on greedy and generous alike. Transform our hearts...