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Mass Readings for November 20, 2021

1 Maccabees 6:1-13Psalms 9:2-4, 6, 16, 19Luke 20:27-40 1 Maccabees 6:1-131 King Antiochus was going through the upper provinces when he heard that Elymais in Persia was a city famed for its wealth in silver and gold. 2 Its temple was very rich, containing golden shields, breastplates, and weapons left there by Alexander, the son

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Read: Meet the New Commission on Catholic Social Teaching | November 19, 2021

Read: Meet the New Commission on Catholic Social Teaching | November 19, 2021 November 19, 2021 Diocese of Lansing This Sunday, the Solemnity of Christ the King, will see parishes across the Diocese of Lansing raise a collection for the new nine-member Diocesan Commission on Catholic Social Teaching.  “The Diocesan Commission on Catholic Social Teaching has

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Mass Readings for November 19, 2021

1 Maccabees 4:36-37, 52-591 Chronicles 29:10-12Luke 19:45-48 1 Maccabees 4:36-37, 52-5936 Then said Judas and his brothers, “Behold, our enemies are crushed; let us go up to cleanse the sanctuary and dedicate it.” 37 So all the army assembled and they went up to Mount Zion. 52 Early in the morning on the twenty-fifth day

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Watch: On the Path to the Priesthood | Joshua Fons | November 19, 2021

Watch: On the Path to the Priesthood | Joshua Fons | November 19, 2021 November 19, 2021 Diocese of Lansing Meet Diocese of Lansing seminarian Joshua Fons who is on “a beautiful journey” towards the sacred priesthood, inspired at each step by inspiring examples of authentic Christian living. “That’s been a big part of my

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Read: How Angie Brings the Love of Christ to Prisoners

Read: How Angie Brings the Love of Christ to Prisoners November 18, 2021 Diocese of Lansing Thirty years ago, Lansing resident Angie Phillips was looking for a a practical way to bring the love of Jesus Christ to those most in need of his mercy. What she found was a pen pal through the Restorative

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Mass Readings for November 18, 2021

Acts 28:11-16, 30-31Psalms 98:1-6Matthew 14:22-33 Acts 28:11-16, 30-3111 After three months we set sail in a ship which had wintered in the island, a ship of Alexandria, with the Twin Brothers as figurehead. 12 Putting in at Syracuse, we stayed there for three days. 13 And from there we made a circuit and arrived at

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Read: Kishore's Incredible Journey from Hindu to Catholic

Read: Kishore’s Incredible Journey from Hindu to Catholic November 17, 2021 Diocese of Lansing The details of Kishore Jayabalan’s life read like a novel. A Chicago-born son of Indian Hindu immigrants attends Catholic schools in Flint. While doing graduate work in Canada, he is baptized by Pope Saint John Paul II and ends up working

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Mass Readings for November 17, 2021

Sirach 26:1-3, 15-18, 241 Timothy 5:3-10Psalms 31:4-5, 8-9, 20, 24-25Matthew 25:31-40 Sirach 26:1-3, 15-18, 241 Happy is the husband of a good wife; the number of his days will be doubled. 2 A loyal wife rejoices her husband, and he will complete his years in peace. 3 A good wife is a great blessing; she