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St. Mary’s is a Catholic school community that strives for academic, emotional, and spiritual growth for all students.

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Our 10:1 teacher to student ratio provides individualized attention with staff that are dedicated to each and every student’s success.

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+JMJ+SUNDAY BIBLICAL MASS READINGS AND QUESTIONSfor Self-Reflection, Couples or Family Discussion10th Sunday of Ordinary Time - June 8th, 2024The First Reading- Genesis 3: 9-15 After the man, Adam, had eaten of the tree, the LORD God called to the man and asked him, "Where are you?" He answered, "I heard you in the garden; but I was afraid, because I was naked, so I hid myself." Then he asked, "Who told you that you were naked? You have eaten, then, from the tree of which I had forbidden you to eat!" The man replied, "The woman whom you put here with me—she gave me fruit from the tree, and so I ate it." The LORD God then asked the woman, "Why did you do such a thing?" The woman answered, "The serpent tricked me into it, so I ate it." Then the LORD God said to the serpent: "Because you have done this, you shall be banned from all the animals and from all the wild creatures; on your belly shall you crawl, and dirt shall you eat all the days of your life. I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and hers; he will strike at your head, while you strike at his heel."Reflection The devil’s greatest tool is division. If we can be separated from the unity with God and one another that God intends for us, we can become vulnerable and easily manipulated. As we heard two weeks ago, God is a community of love who made us for community also. In the story of the fall of humanity, of which we have an excerpt in today’s first reading, we see the immediate consequences of sin—blame and isolation. God asks what happened, and everybody starts passing the buck. Adam and Eve’s paradise is now marred by blame, shame and separation from one another, God and creation. We know that help is on the way however, if we know the meaning of the last line in this reading - Jesus will come through the Blessed Mother to defeat sin and death once and for all. Adults - Is there division in your life that you need to ask God to help you repair? Teens - Do I ever try to blame others for my mistakes or bad choices? How does that affect my honor? How does that affect my relationships?Kids - When you do something wrong do you admit it? Or try to blame someone else? Responsorial- Psalm 130: 1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8 R. With the Lord there is mercy, and fullness of redemption.Out of the depths I cry to you, O LORD;LORD, hear my voice!Let your ears be attentiveto my voice in supplication.R. With the Lord there is mercy, and fullness of redemption.If you, O LORD, mark iniquities,LORD, who can stand?But with you is forgiveness,that you may be revered.R. With the Lord there is mercy, and fullness of redemption.I trust in the LORD;my soul trusts in his word.More than sentinels wait for the dawn,let Israel wait for the LORD.R. With the Lord there is mercy, and fullness of redemption.For with the LORD is kindnessand with him is plenteous redemptionand he will redeem Israelfrom all their iniquities.R. With the Lord there is mercy, and fullness of redemption. Reflection -Pay attention to all of the ways God is merciful to you this week. The Second Reading- 2 Corinthians 4:13 - 5:1Brothers and sisters: Since we have the same spirit of faith, according to what is written, I believed, therefore I spoke, we too believe and therefore we speak, knowing that the one who raised the Lord Jesus will raise us also with Jesus and place us with you in his presence. Everything indeed is for you, so that the grace bestowed in abundance on more and more people may cause the thanksgiving to overflow for the glory of God. Therefore, we are not discouraged; rather, although our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day. For this momentary light affliction is producing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison, as we look not to what is seen but to what is unseen; for what is seen is transitory, but what is unseen is eternal. For we know that if our earthly dwelling, a tent, should be destroyed, we have a building from God, a dwelling not made with hands, eternal in heaven.ReflectionPaul reminds us to put our hope in the Resurrection, encouraging us with the knowledge this current state of brokenness is not permanent. God’s saving power, God’s restorative power remakes us in baptism and in our resurrection when we move from this temporary life to the next. He reminds us, too, that the Spirit that God gives all of us unites us with God and one another. How is God working in your life to renew you?The Holy Gospel according to Mark 3: 20-35 Jesus came home with his disciples. Again the crowd gathered, making it impossible for them even to eat. When his relatives heard of this they set out to seize him, for they said, "He is out of his mind." The scribes who had come from Jerusalem said, "He is possessed by Beelzebul," and "By the prince of demons he drives out demons." Summoning them, he began to speak to them in parables, "How can Satan drive out Satan? If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand. And if a house is divided against itself, that house will not be able to stand. And if Satan has risen up against himself and is divided, he cannot stand; that is the end of him. But no one can enter a strong man's house to plunder his property unless he first ties up the strong man. Then he can plunder the house. Amen, I say to you, all sins and all blasphemies that people utter will be forgiven them. But whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit will never have forgiveness, but is guilty of an everlasting sin." For they had said, "He has an unclean spirit." His mother and his brothers arrived. Standing outside they sent word to him and called him. A crowd seated around him told him, "Your mother and your brothers and your sisters are outside asking for you." But he said to them in reply, "Who are my mother and my brothers?" And looking around at those seated in the circle he said, "Here are my mother and my brothers. For whoever does the will of God is my brother and sister and mother."ReflectionIn the Gospel, we see an interesting moment in Jesus’ life. He goes home and isn’t welcomed very nicely. His own family plots to silence him because they are upset by his speaking God’s word. He is accused of being possessed by the devil. He tells us that “a house divided cannot stand.” He’s referring to the devil at the moment, but he’s also talking to his accusers—we cannot claim to belong to God and then try to isolate one another—nothing shows the nature of sin better than trying to divide people. Jesus says that whoever does God’s work is his family. Adults -How do I see sin causing isolation in my life? In my family? My community? My country? My faith?Teens - What does Jesus mean when He says we are His mother and brothers?Kids - What does it mean to be a part of the family of God? ... See MoreSee Less
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