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June 25, 2020

Mt 7: 21-29

“Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father in heaven. On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many deeds of power in your name?’ Then I will declare to them, ‘I never knew you; go away from me, you evildoers.’ “Everyone then who hears these words of mine and acts on them will be like a wise man who built his house on rock. 

The rain fell, the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house, but it did not fall, because it had been founded on rock. And everyone who hears these words of mine and does not act on them will be like a foolish man who built his house on sand. The rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat against that house, and it fell—and great was its fall!” 

Now when Jesus had finished saying these things, the crowds were astounded at his teaching, for he taught them as one having authority, and not as their scribes.

New Revised Standard Version, copyright 1989, by the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved. USCCB approved.

 

Love in action

There is a bulletin board by the Campus Ministry office at Cristo Rey Jesuit High School that reads “Amor en Accion” or “Love in Action” and below it are the pictures of all of the Cristo Rey students at different service sites. In today’s Gospel, Jesus is telling those who listen to him that he gave them, through his teachings, the ability to go forth into the world. I remind my students that they are acting on their faith  through their actions of servitude. We are all facing an uncertain time with Covid-19 and the fight for racial equality; it seems that it is time where my students, myself, my community... everyone is being tested by those torrential floods. With that same faith that we put in action, guided by the teachings of Jesus, we are urged to hunker down on our house built on rock.  

Rocio Juarez is the Service Coordinator at Cristo Rey Jesuit High School in Chicago, and a proud alum of both that school and Xavier University.

 

Prayer

Lord, you have made me in your image and have taught me to take the path of wisdom so as to act as a disciple of your truth. The truth is my faith and it is built solidly like rock. Help me to be resilient in times of peril and to empower others as you taught your disciples as one having authority and not as scribes. Amen.  

—Rocio Juarez


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June 25, 2020

Mt 7: 21-29

“Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father in heaven. On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many deeds of power in your name?’ Then I will declare to them, ‘I never knew you; go away from me, you evildoers.’ “Everyone then who hears these words of mine and acts on them will be like a wise man who built his house on rock. 

The rain fell, the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house, but it did not fall, because it had been founded on rock. And everyone who hears these words of mine and does not act on them will be like a foolish man who built his house on sand. The rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat against that house, and it fell—and great was its fall!” 

Now when Jesus had finished saying these things, the crowds were astounded at his teaching, for he taught them as one having authority, and not as their scribes.

New Revised Standard Version, copyright 1989, by the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved. USCCB approved.

 

Love in action

There is a bulletin board by the Campus Ministry office at Cristo Rey Jesuit High School that reads “Amor en Accion” or “Love in Action” and below it are the pictures of all of the Cristo Rey students at different service sites. In today’s Gospel, Jesus is telling those who listen to him that he gave them, through his teachings, the ability to go forth into the world. I remind my students that they are acting on their faith  through their actions of servitude. We are all facing an uncertain time with Covid-19 and the fight for racial equality; it seems that it is time where my students, myself, my community... everyone is being tested by those torrential floods. With that same faith that we put in action, guided by the teachings of Jesus, we are urged to hunker down on our house built on rock.  

Rocio Juarez is the Service Coordinator at Cristo Rey Jesuit High School in Chicago, and a proud alum of both that school and Xavier University.

 

Prayer

Lord, you have made me in your image and have taught me to take the path of wisdom so as to act as a disciple of your truth. The truth is my faith and it is built solidly like rock. Help me to be resilient in times of peril and to empower others as you taught your disciples as one having authority and not as scribes. Amen.  

—Rocio Juarez


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