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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.

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The Word – SIXTH Sunday of Easter

May 12, 2020   /   The Word

The Word – SIXTH Sunday of Easter Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. says, “Jesus says, if you love me you will keep my commandments” HIS commandments: Love one…

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The Word – SIXTH Sunday of Easter

May 12, 2020   /   The Word

The Word – SIXTH Sunday of Easter Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. says, “Jesus says, if you love me you will keep my commandments” HIS commandments: Love one…

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The Word – Fifth Sunday of Easter

May 03, 2020   /   The Word

The Word – Third Sunday of Easter Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, CM, says, “He who sees YOU, sees something! Let it be the Father!” Become the Body of…

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The Word – Third Sunday of Easter

Apr 26, 2020   /   The Word

The Word – Third Sunday of Easter Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. asks, “How does connecting with the resurrected Christ work, anyway? How is He revealed” Join Fr.…

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The Word – Second Sunday of Easter

Apr 19, 2020   /   The Word

The Word – Second Sunday of Easter Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, CM, asks, “What do we celebrate? The Easter Octave? White Sunday? Divine Mercy Sunday?” Join Fr. Aidan…

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The Word – Easter Sunday

Apr 17, 2020   /   The Word

The Word – Easter Sunday Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. asks, “after so many things and people missed and threatened, can we be sure we’ll know joy again?”…

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The Word – Fifth Sunday of Lent

Mar 30, 2020   /   The Word

The Word – Fifth Sunday of Lent Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. explores the relationship of the raising of Lazarus and the rising of Jesus, and the new…

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The Word – Fourth Sunday of Lent

Mar 22, 2020   /   The Word

The Word – Fourth Sunday of Lent Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. echoes Jesus, telling us, “We see” yet our blindness remains.”Jesus, the healer of the blind, will…

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The Word – Third Sunday of Lent

Mar 16, 2020   /   The Word

The Word – Third Sunday of Lent Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, CM, tells us, “Go look for the living water where it may be found.” Jesus, the water…

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The Word – Second Sunday of Lent

Mar 08, 2020   /   The Word

The Word – Second Sunday of Lent Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. tells us, “Get into a deeper relationship with Jesus in a church community.” Despite its flaws,…

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The Word – First Sunday of Lent

Mar 01, 2020   /   The Word

The Word – First Sunday of Lent Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. tells us that our baptism asks us three questions, similar to those the Evil One asked…

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The Word – Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

Feb 22, 2020   /   The Word

The Word – Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. asks us to consider the extreme nature of the Gospel call. You have heard it…

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The Word – Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Feb 16, 2020   /   The Word

The Word – Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. reminds us of the theme of Matthew’s Gospel, and the extreme commitment which it demands!…

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The Word – Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Feb 09, 2020   /   The Word

The Word – Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. challenges us to be lights that guide people where God wants them to go —…

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The Word – Feast of the Presentation of the Lord

Feb 02, 2020   /   The Word

The Word: A Journey From Outside In The Third Sunday in Ordinary Time Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. asks us are we ready to receive the Christ as…

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The Word – Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jan 24, 2020   /   The Word

The Word: A Journey From Outside InThe Third Sunday in Ordinary Time Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. tells us Pope Francis has asked that we celebrate this Sunday…

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