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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 – Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jul 26, 2020   /   The Word

The Word – Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. asks, “Why are we so concerned with the whole world? Because God has hidden a…

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The Word – Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jul 26, 2020   /   The Word

The Word – Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. asks, “Why are we so concerned with the whole world? Because God has hidden a…

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The Word – Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jul 20, 2020   /   The Word

The Word – Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. says, “Yeast, wheat, weeds, and mustard seeds. Plant the Word, no matter how small, or…

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The Word – Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jul 13, 2020   /   The Word

The Word – Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time FFr. Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. tells us, “Seeds are for the sowing. Some will take root; other’s won’t. Not your…

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The Word – Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jun 28, 2020   /   The Word

The Word – Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, CM, asks, “What if your ties to your own family or group or institution or even…

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The Word – Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jun 21, 2020   /   The Word

The Word – Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. sets up the rest of Ordinary time: confronting the problems of our day in the…

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The Word – CORPUS CHRISTI Sunday

Jun 14, 2020   /   The Word

The Word – CORPUS CHRISTI Sunday Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. reflects on the Eucharist as source, summit and summons! Lauda Sion! Join Fr. Aidan Rooney, CM, weekly…

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The Word -TRINITY SUNDAY

Jun 06, 2020   /   The Word

The Word -TRINITY SUNDAY Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. reflects on how our lives are wrapped up in God’s life, and what that demands of us. Join Fr.…

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The Word – PENTECOST Sunday

Jun 03, 2020   /   The Word

The Word – PENTECOST Sunday Fr. Aidan R. Rooney, C.M. reflects on the traditional prayer “Come Holy Spirit” from a biblical, theological and liturgical perspective. Join Fr. Aidan…

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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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