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Catholic Musings is a weekly thought based around the Mass readings for the coming Sunday. It is presented by writer and broadcaster Jude-Xavier Murphy, who is a Catholic and has been involved in Catholic Broadcasting and writing for many years. There are also occasional extra broadcasts including the Catholic Musings Film Reviews.

Catholic Musings is a weekly thought based around the Mass readings for the coming Sunday. It is presented by writer and broadcaster Jude-Xavier Murphy, who is a Catholic and has been involved in Catholic Broadcasting and writing for many years. There are also occasional extra broadcasts including the Catholic Musings Film Reviews.
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Catholic Musings is a weekly thought based around the Mass readings for the coming Sunday. It is presented by writer and broadcaster Jude-Xavier Murphy, who is a Catholic and has been involved in Catholic Broadcasting and writing for many years. There are also occasional extra broadcasts including the Catholic Musings Film Reviews.

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26th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Dive or Jump?

9/22/2019
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The rich man showed no desire to get out of his state in Hades. Do we? Readings for the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C, 29th September 2019. Amos 6:1,4-7 Psalm 145:7-10 1 Timothy 6:11-16 Luke 16:19-31

Duration:00:05:13

25th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Choice

9/15/2019
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It is not a choice between God and money. It is a choice about how we relate to each. Readings for the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C, 22nd September 2019. Amos 8:4-7 Psalm 112:1-2,4-8 1 Timothy 2:1-8 Luke 16:1-13 (or 10-13)

Duration:00:05:40

24th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Chosen

9/8/2019
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Ever felt forgotten by God or His Church? Think again. You are chosen. Readings for the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C, 15th September 2019. Exodus 32:7-11,13-14 Psalm 50:3-4,12-13,17,19 1 Timothy 1:12-17 Luke 15:1-32 (or 1-10)

Duration:00:05:56

23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time - Building a Tower

9/1/2019
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Jesus spoke of the man preparing to build a tower. The Tower of Babel has a message for us from the First Reading from Wisdom. Readings for the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C, 8th September 2019. Wisdom 9:13-18 Psalm 89:3-6,12-14,17 Philemon 9-10,12-17 Luke 14:25-33

Duration:00:07:10

22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time - Citizen of Heaven

8/25/2019
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Nothing, absolutely nothing, can prepare us for the glory of the Kingdom. Readings for the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C, 1st September 2019. Ecclesiasticus 3:19-21,30-31 Psalm 67:4-7,10-11 Hebrews 12:18-19,22-24 Luke 14:1,7-14

Duration:00:05:45

21st Sunday in Ordinary Time - Persist

8/19/2019
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As a secular world attempts to cut down the Church we must persist in our mission. Readings for the 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C, 25th August 2019. Isaiah 66:18-21 Psalm 116 Hebrews 12:7,11-13 Luke 13:22-30

Duration:00:05:14

20th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Outrageous

8/12/2019
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Both Jesus and Jeremiah suggest something shocking to the people of Israel. Readings for the 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C, 18th August 2019. Jeremiah 28:4-6,8-10 Psalm 39:2-4,18 Hebrews 12:1-4 Luke 12:49-53

Duration:00:05:18

19th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Blessed before, blessed after

8/4/2019
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Abraham died in faith before receiving the promise, but he saw from a distance. Echoes of the words of Jesus to Thomas? Readings for the 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C, 11th August 2019. Wisdom 18:6-9 Psalm 32:1,12,18-20,22 Hebrews 11:1-2,8-19 (or 8-12) Luke 12:32-48

Duration:00:05:52

18th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Agendas

7/28/2019
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Jesus had an agenda he was speaking to, and then a man from the crowd asked something totally irrelevant. Do we do that? Readings for the 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C, 4th August 2019. Ecclesiastes 1:2,2:21-23 Psalm 89:3-6,12-14,17 or 94:1-2,6-9 Colossians 3:1-5,9-11 Luke 12:13-21

Duration:00:08:22

17th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Breviary Views

7/22/2019
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The disciples were encouraged be seeing Jesus pray. Do we encourage others? Readings for the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C, 28th July 2019. Genesis 18:20-32 Psalm 137:1-3,6-8 Colossians 2:12-14 Luke 11:1-13

Duration:00:08:17

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Context

7/14/2019
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We need to see the story of Mary and Martha in the context of the Good Samaritan and also Lazarus. Readings for the 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C, 21st July 2019. Genesis 18:1-10 Psalm 14:2-5 Colossians 1:24-28 Luke 10:38-42

Duration:00:05:32

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Two Denarii

7/8/2019
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The Good Samaritan returned on the Third Day. A Christ figure? Readings for the 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C, 14th July 2019. Deuteronomy 30:10-14 Psalm 68:14,17,30-31,33-34,36-37 or 18:8-11 Colossians 1:15-20 Luke 10:25-37

Duration:00:08:07

14th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Dust off the keyboard

6/30/2019
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The words of Jesus to the 72 are as appropriate in an Internet age as they are today. Readings for the 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C, 7th July 2019. Isaiah 66:10-14 Psalm 65:1-7,16,20 Galatians 6:14-18 Luke 10:1-12,17-20

Duration:00:08:37

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Wherever you go

6/23/2019
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The Samaritan villages would not assist Jesus because of where he was headed. Where are we headed? Readings for the 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C, 30th June 2019. 1 Kings 19:16,19-21 Psalm 15:1-2,5,7-11 Galatians 5:1,13-18 Luke 9:51-62

Duration:00:07:59

St Peter and St Paul - Becoming the men they had not been

6/23/2019
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Peter and Paul both became the men they had not been. Readings for St Peter and St Paul. 29th or 30th June 2019 Vigil Mass: Acts 3:1-10 Psalm 18:2-5 Galatians 1:11-20 John 21:15-19 Day Mass: Acts 12:1-11 Psalm 33:2-9 2 Timothy 4:6-8,17-18 Matthew 16:13-19

Duration:00:04:41

12th Sunday in Ordinary Time - No affair of persuasive speaking

6/16/2019
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Jesus tells the disciples not to say who he is, but to take up his cross and follow him. Readings for the 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C, 23rd June 2019. Zechariah 12:10-11,13:1 Psalm 62:2-6,8-9 Galatians 3:26-29 Luke 9:18-24

Duration:00:06:29

Corpus Christi - Who was Melchizedek?

6/16/2019
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Melchizedek appears as quickly as he disappears in the Bible. Should we be bothered about him? Readings for Corpus Christi 23rd June 2019. Genesis 14:18-20 Psalm 109:1-4 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 Luke 9:11-17

Duration:00:08:33

The Most Holy Trinity - Relationship

6/9/2019
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The three Persons of the Holy Trinity have a relationship to us. They are not functionaries. Readings for the Most Holy Trinity 16th June 2019. Proverbs 8:22-31 Psalm 8:4-9 Romans 5:1-5 John 16:12-15

Duration:00:09:37

Pentecost Sunday - Not "Why?" but "How?"

6/2/2019
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Those who witnessed the day of Pentecost did not ask “Why?” but instead “How?” Mary asked the same question of Gabriel. Let us ask the same question as well. Readings for Pentecost 9th June 2019. Vigil Mass Genesis 11:1-9 or Exodus 19:3-8,16-20 or Ezekiel 37:1-4 or Joel 3:1-5 Psalm 103:1-2,24,27-30,35 Romans 8:22-27 John 7:37-39 Mass of the Day Acts 2:1-11 Romans 8:8-17 John 14:15-16,23-26

Duration:00:05:26

7th Sunday of Easter - Pray for the Spirit

5/26/2019
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Pray for the gift of the Holy Spirit. Readings for the Seventh Sunday of Easter. 2nd June 2019. Acts 7:55-60 Psalm 96:1-2,6-7,9 Apocalypse 22:12-14,16-17,20 John 17:20-26

Duration:00:04:26