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Luke 1:39-56

2006-12-20 — Brush up on your Latin puns!

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BIBLE PASSAGE — In those days Mary set out and went with haste to a Judean town in the hill country, where she entered the house of Zechariah and greeted Elizabeth. When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the child leaped in her womb. And Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit and exclaimed with a loud cry, “Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb. And why has this happened to me, that the mother of my Lord comes to me? For as soon as I heard the sound of your greeting, the child in my womb leaped for joy. And blessed is she who believed that there would be a fulfillment of what was spoken to her by the Lord.” And Mary said, “My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, for he has looked with favor on the lowliness of his servant. Surely, from now on all generations will call me blessed; for the Mighty One has done great things for me, and holy is his name. His mercy is for those who fear him from generation to generation. He has shown strength with his arm; he has scattered the proud in the thoughts of their hearts. He has brought down the powerful from their thrones, and lifted up the lowly; he has filled the hungry with good things, and sent the rich away empty. He has helped his servant Israel, in remembrance of his mercy, according to the promise he made to our ancestors, to Abraham and to his descendants forever.” And Mary remained with her about three months and then returned to her home. — Fourth Sunday in Advent, Series C

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  1. James Schuh — 3721 days ago #

    All we, like sheep, have gone astray!

  2. Darren Anderson — 3721 days ago #

    That is great! The kind of in-deo-gestion we all need.

  3. Michael Bennett — 3721 days ago #

    This is certainly one of the best cartoons/puns in the series. Many thanks!

  4. John Perkowski — 3720 days ago #

    I dare you to use that pun in front of your parish…

  5. Jim — 3720 days ago #

    Believe me, they’ve heard worse than this!

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