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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 – 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sep 12, 2021   /   Home, The Word

The Word – 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time Fr. Rooney suggests that all Vincentians, and all Christians really, make their faith known in the concrete: Do the Word!…

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The Word – 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sep 12, 2021   /   Home, The Word

The Word – 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time Fr. Rooney suggests that all Vincentians, and all Christians really, make their faith known in the concrete: Do the Word!…

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The Word – 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sep 01, 2021   /   The Word

The Word – 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Fr. Rooney explains why this series is called, “Living the Word from Outside In.” For more reflections from Fr. Rooney,…

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The Word – 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time

Aug 22, 2021   /   The Word

The Word – 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time Fr. Rooney explains, “The Eucharist is asking a lot. Christ is asking a lot. He’s asking for everything.” For more…

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The Word – Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Aug 16, 2021   /   The Word

The Word – Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary How valuable our bodies, minds and spirits! This dogma of faith reveals the truth of the…

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THE WORD – 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Aug 11, 2021   /   The Word

THE WORD – 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time Fr. Rooney asks, “If you’re tired, He’s there. He’s always there. Really.” For more reflections from Fr. Rooney, visit: www.vincentiansusa.org/reflections/the-word/…

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The Word – 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Aug 03, 2021   /   The Word

The Word – 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time Fr. Rooney asks, “How can you experience the fullness of the presence of Jesus, who is present fully in the…

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The Word – Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jul 26, 2021   /   The Word

The Word – Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. reflects “Get your Eucharistic understanding in order.” For more reflections from Fr. Rooney, visit: www.vincentiansusa.org/reflections/the-word/…

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The Word – Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jul 19, 2021   /   The Word

The Word – Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. reflects “You can’t be a good shepherd with out being connected to God.” For more…

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The Word – Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jul 11, 2021   /   The Word

The Word – Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, CM, reflects, “We need companions on the journey… for a lot of reasons!” For more reflections…

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The Word – Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jul 08, 2021   /   The Word

The Word – Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, CM, reflects “Be a prophet. See the world as it is. You’ll be unwelcome.” For more…

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The Word – Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jun 27, 2021   /   The Word

The Word – Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. reflects “The world is waiting for your love.” For more reflections from Fr. Rooney, visit:…

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The Word – Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jun 21, 2021   /   The Word

Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. reflects “He comes in the storm.” Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. reflects on “the surprising power of the reign of God.” For more…

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The Word – Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jun 14, 2021   /   The Word

The Word – Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. reflects on “the surprising power of the reign of God.” For more reflections from Fr.…

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The Word – Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

Jun 07, 2021   /   The Word

The Word – Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. reflects on, “Broken bodies in search of healing.” For more reflections from Fr.…

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The Word – Trinity Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jun 01, 2021   /   The Word

The Word – Trinity Sunday in Ordinary Time Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. echoes St. Paul, saying, “The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit that we are…

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