Tag Archives: St. Stephen

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The reading is from the Catholic lectionary for daily mass, while the headline is mmeant to keep my thinking real: Pope Francis speaks against religious persecution  First reading Acts 6:8-10,7:54-59 © Stephen was filled with grace and power and began to work miracles and great signs among the people. But then certain people came forward […]

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: POPE FRANCIS GIVES FIRST CHRISTMAS MESSAGE: “PEACE IS AN EVERYDAY COMPROMISE” Pope addresses issues of violence ACTS 7: 51-59 51-  And Stephen said, “You obstinate people, heathen in your thinking, heathen in the way you are listening to […]

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This blog provides a meditation on the Episcopal daily readings along with a headline from world news: Boko Haram murders Christian worshippers in Nigeria  2 Chronicles 24:17-22 17 Now after the death of Jehoiada the officials of Judah came and did obeisance to the king; then the king listened to them. 18They abandoned the house […]