David Pipitone

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Reflection on the Annunciation of the Lord According to the Gospel of Luke

Introduction The Reflection on the Annunciation of the Lord according to the Gospel of Luke focuses on the story of the Angel Gabriel announcing God’s plan to become a human being, through Mary and how Mary responded to this revelation. The Gospel Account After the Angel Gabriel announces that Mary will conceive Jesus, she travels […]

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Reflection on the Healing of the Ten Lepers According to the Gospel of Luke

The Reflection on the Healing of the Ten Lepers according to the Gospel of Luke focuses on a healing miracle of Jesus. As Jesus is journeying toward Jerusalem, He encounters ten lepers as enters a village. They beg him for help, and he heals them in a surprising fashion. The Gospel Account You can find […]

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Reflection on the Magnificat of Mary According to the Gospel of Luke

Introduction The Magnificat Reflection according to the Gospel of Luke contains the text of Mary’s praise of God as she visits her cousin Elizabeth.   The Gospel Account After the Angel Gabriel announces that Mary will conceive Jesus, she travels to the hill country to visit her cousin Elizabeth. You can find the story of […]

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The Call of Simon the Fisherman According to Luke

The Call of Simon the Fisherman from the Gospel of Luke is a narrative of Simon Peter’s first encounter with Jesus on the shores of Lake Gennaseret in Gallilee. Jesus is teaching a large crowd on the shore of Lake Gennaseret. He is literally being crowded into the water. Jesus spots a fisherman, Simon, mending […]

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The Presentation of the Lord According to Luke

The Presentation of the Lord is an account of Mary and Joseph taking the child Jesus to the Temple in Jerusalem to offer Him to God. Mary and Joseph are fulfilling the Jewish law of Moses to dedicate their firstborn son to God and make a sacrificial offering. While at Temple, two people encounter the […]

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The Peace of Jesus Reflections

Peace is the ultimate gift that God wishes for all people. Several Gospel passages include the words and wishes of Jesus that His followers will have peace in their lives. This Peace of Jesus Rosary contains Gospel verses of Jesus’ words of peace. Let these words sink into your mind and heart as you pray […]

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