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Colleen Brady-Hogue

Faithful and faith-filled Catholic. Recently married by God's grace. Soon-to-be mother, also by God's grace. English instructor to adult immigrants. Innocent victim of an insatiable sweet tooth.

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Gospel Reflection: 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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The readings this weekend, particularly the Gospel, astound me.  One hundred people sit before Elisha, and he feeds them with twenty barley loaves.  Five thousand people sit before Jesus, and he feeds them with even less.  And Paul urges us from his prison cell “to live in a manner worthy of the call you have received” (Second Reading). If the …