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“The Word: A Journey From Outside In” is a weekly reflection on the Sunday scriptures from the Roman Catholic lectionary. Join Fr. Aidan Rooney, CM, weekly as he discusses the Word of God, From the Outside In.

Fr. Aidan Rooney, CM, is the Vice President for Mission Integration at Niagara University.

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THE WORD: 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jan 23, 2022   /   Home, The Word

Fr. Rooney brings us back into Ordinary Time. It’s not “ordinary” – it’s just explaining the “extraordinary!” Today: what/who/where is the Word (made flesh)?

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THE WORD: 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jan 23, 2022   /   Home, The Word

Fr. Rooney brings us back into Ordinary Time. It’s not “ordinary” – it’s just explaining the “extraordinary!” Today: what/who/where is the Word (made flesh)?

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THE WORD: 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jan 18, 2022   /   Home, The Word

Fr. Rooney brings us back into Ordinary Time. It’s not “ordinary” – it’s just explaining the “extraordinary!”

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THE WORD: Epiphany

Jan 03, 2022   /   The Word

Fr. Rooney reflects on the some of the mysteries of #Christmas and the meaning of #Epiphany.

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THE WORD: Holy Family

Dec 26, 2021   /   Home, The Word

Fr. Rooney reflects on the some of the mysteries of Christmas.

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THE WORD: 4th Sunday in Advent

Dec 20, 2021   /   Home, The Word

Fr. Rooney reflects on the prophetic literature given by the Church for the Season of #Advent.

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THE WORD: 3rd Sunday in Advent

Dec 13, 2021   /   The Word

THE WORD: 3rd Sunday in Advent Fr. Rooney reflects on the prophetic literature given by the Church for the Season of #Advent. For more reflections from Fr. Rooney,…

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THE WORD: 2nd Sunday in Advent

Dec 06, 2021   /   Home, The Word

THE WORD: 2nd Sunday in Advent Fr. Rooney reflects on the prophetic literature given by the Church for the Season of #Advent. For more reflections from Fr. Rooney,…

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THE WORD: 1st Sunday in Advent

Nov 28, 2021   /   The Word

THE WORD: 1st Sunday in Advent Fr. Rooney reflects on the prophetic literature given by the Church for the Season of #Advent. For more reflections from Fr. Rooney,…

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THE WORD: 34th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Christ the King

Nov 22, 2021   /   Home, The Word

THE WORD: 34th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Christ the King Fr. Rooney asks, how does he reign? For more reflections from Fr. Rooney, visit: www.vincentiansusa.org/reflections/the-word/ Stay up…

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THE WORD – 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Nov 17, 2021   /   The Word

THE WORD – 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Fr. Rooney teaches on the bigger meaning of liturgical time, liturgical feasts, and these last Sundays. For more reflections from…

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The Word – 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Oct 17, 2021   /   Home, The Word

The Word – 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time Fr. Rooney reminds us the servant leadership means being the nonviolent sacrifice, that others might serve. For more reflections from…

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The Word – 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Oct 10, 2021   /   The Word

The Word – 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time Fr. Rooney chats about the relationship of wisdom, prudence, and the call to more. For more reflections from Fr. Rooney,…

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The Word – 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Oct 03, 2021   /   The Word

The Word – 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time Fr. Rooney chats about Relationships, marriage, and human dignity. For more reflections from Fr. Rooney, visit: www.vincentiansusa.org/reflections/the-word/ Stay up to…

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The Word – 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sep 26, 2021   /   Home, The Word

The Word – 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time Fr. Rooney chats about Saint Vincent de Paul, collaboration, and God’s will. For more reflections from Fr. Rooney, visit: www.vincentiansusa.org/reflections/the-word/…

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The Word – 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sep 19, 2021   /   The Word

The Word – 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time Fr. Rooney, CM, chats about two different kinds of passion: one, we call zeal; the other, we call sin. For…

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