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Saturday 15 December

Sir 48 1-4. 9-11, Ps 80, Matthew 17:9a.10-13 Loyalty Both Elijah and John the Baptist feature in today‚Äôs readings. Both had trouble with powerful women. Elijah won a spiritual battle with the prophets of the pagan god Baal. Jezebel, the wife of the King Ahaz threatened to kill Elijah, who quickly scampered off. (1Kings 19). […]