The summons

 
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Wednesday of 25th week, based on Luke 9:1-6

Then Jesus called the twelve together and gave them power and authority over all demons and to cure diseases, and he sent them out to proclaim the kingdom of God and to heal. He said to them, “Take nothing for your journey, no staff, nor bag, nor bread, nor money—not even an extra tunic. Whatever house you enter, stay there, and leave from there. Wherever they do not welcome you, as you are leaving that town shake the dust off your feet as a testimony against them.” They departed and went through the villages, bringing the good news and curing diseases everywhere.


Scripture passage from the New Revised Standard Version Bible: Catholic Edition, copyright 1989, 1993, Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

About Ms Barbara Pegg OP

I am part of a Dominican group in Raleigh, NC, a mother, mother in law, a grandmother. I left inner city parish ministry after 23 years to work in campus ministry at UNC, Chapel HIll. Much of my time is spent working with intergenerational small faith groups in scripture and in retreats with students.