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IN THIS WEEK’S READINGS

Sunday Readings

Reading I

2 Kings 4:8-11, 14-16a
Elisha is a holy man of God, let him remain.
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Responsorial Psalm

Psalm 89:2-3, 16-17, 18-19

Reading II

Romans 6:3-4, 8-11
Buried with Christ in baptism, we shall walk in the newness of life.
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Gospel

Matthew 10:37-42
Whoever does not take up his cross is not worthy of me. Whoever receives you, receives me.
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Connecting to the Sunday Gospel

Adult Gospel PDF

Lectionary Link

Sunday readings, backgrounds and questions of the week for lectionary-connected lifelong catechesis.

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PASTOR & PRIEST

Articles written with the needs and interests of priests and deacons in mind.

Friars to make pilgrimage on foot, will say Mass, promote vocations

Dominican fathers will begin a 478-mile, one-month pilgrimage from New Orleans to Memphis, Tenn., May 29.

‘Mobile confessional’ new evangelization tool

A converted ambulance will bring the Sacrament of Reconciliation to the peripheries of Lafayette, La.

Documentary an inspiring look at ‘Way of St. James’

'Footprints' follows pilgrims on the nearly 600-mile hike through France, Spain.

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Saint Kateri Tekakwitha: People of Faith Cards

Children encounter models of our Catholic faith through these beautifully illustrated People of Faith cards. Contains a prayer and brief biography on the back of each card.

$7.95 (25-pack)

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Songs of Scripture CD Grades 4-6

Each CD offers songs that teach, reinforce, or unfold the meaning of Scripture stories from both the Old and New Testament. Music by John Burland and Dr. Jo Ann Paradise.

$19.95