23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time reflection by Nicole Zenner

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The readings this Sunday represent how we should be living our life everyday – boldly and with joy. The four words from Isaiah in the first reading are a wakeup call. “Be strong, fear not!” Wow, what a proclamation! What a call to action! I can honestly tell you that during this pandemic there have been more days where I have not felt strong and more days where I have felt fear. Distancing from friends and family, being unemployed for a year, anxiety about my health and everyone I cared for, uncertain about the future, witnessing injustice, the list goes on.

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Stories of Impact through Clement Commits: House of the Good Shepherd / Madonna House

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Stories of Impact: The Difference Our Parish Family Makes through Clement Commits

House of Good Shepherd / Madonna House (Catholic Charities)

August 2021

Did you know that every time you make a donation to Saint Clement, you are contributing to our Clement Commits program and supporting the work of organizations serving the common good? Through Clement Commits, we donate 10% each fiscal year from our parish collections to worthy organizations.

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22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time reflection by Fr. Matt Litak

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Be doers of the word not just hearers, James tells us in the second reading. In other words, he says that faith cannot just be what is on the inside alone, but it has to be lived. Meanwhile, in the Gospel, Jesus tells us seemingly that it is what is on the inside that counts. I’ll come back to that point, but it’s a very prescient question. Is faith of the heart all that matters? There were two recent films that approached this question and reached opposite conclusions, with very different implications.

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Stories of Impact through Clement Commits: Divine Mercy Centre in Tanzania

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Stories of Impact: The Difference Our Parish Family Makes through Clement Commits

Divine Mercy Centre in Tanzania

August 2021

Did you know that every time you make a donation to Saint Clement, you are contributing to our Clement Commits program and supporting the work of organizations serving the common good? Through Clement Commits, we donate 10% each fiscal year from our parish collections to worthy organizations.

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