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Third Sunday in Ordinary Time: We should respond to our divine...

Sunday Scripture readings, Jan. 24, 2021 Third Sunday in Ordinary Time 1) Jon 3:1-5, 10 Psalm 25:4-5, 6-7, 8-9 2) 1 Cor 7:29-31 Gospel: Mk 1:14-20 We should respond to...

The Baptism of the Lord: We are all called by Christ...

Sunday Scripture readings, Jan. 10, 2021: The Baptism of the Lord 1) Is 42:1-4, 6-7 or 55:1-11 Psalm 29:1-4, 3, 9-10 or Is 12:2-6 2) Acts 10:34-38...

Feast of The Holy Family: Family is the first place we...

Sunday Scripture readings, Dec. 27, 2020 The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph 1) Sir 3:2-6, 12-14 or Gn 15:1-6; 21:1-3 Psalm 128:1-5 or 105:1-6, 8-9 2)...

Advent Week 4: Seeing the Annunciation through the eyes of van...

Our Advent preparations culminate in a rich tapestry of biblical readings in this Fourth Week of Advent. The Gospels attune our hearts and minds...

Third Sunday of Advent: Gratitude and rejoicing should reign this Gaudete...

Sunday Scripture readings, Dec. 13, 2020 Third Sunday of Advent 1) Is 61:1-2, 10-11 Responsorial psalm: Lk 1:46-50, 53-54 2) 1 Thes 5:16-24 Gospel Jn 1:6-8, 19-28 Gratitude and rejoicing...

Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time: God’s generosity is real and knows...

Sunday Scripture readings, Nov. 15, 2020 Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time 1) Prv 31:10-13, 19-20, 30-31 Psalm 128:1-5 2) 1 Thes 5:1-6 Gospel: Mt 25:14-30 We have a measure of...

Solemnity of All Saints: Strive for a saintly life

Sunday Scripture readings, Nov. 1, 2020 Solemnity of All Saints 1) Rv 7:2-4, 9-14 Psalm 24:1-6 2) 1 Jn 3:1-3 Gospel: Mt 5:1-12 Strive for a saintly life Holiness is one...

Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Jesus, our teacher, steers us towards...

Sunday Scripture readings, Oct. 18, 2020 Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time 1) Is 45:1, 4-6 Psalm 96:1, 3-5, 7-10 2) 1 Thes 1:1-5 Gospel: Mt 22:15-21 Jesus, our teacher, steers...

Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time: Fix your mind and heart on...

Sunday Scripture readings, Oct. 4, 2020 Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time 1) Is 5:1-7 Psalm 80:9, 12-16, 19-20 2) Phil 4:6-9 Gospel: Mt 21:33-43 Fix your mind and heart on...

Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time: God’s generosity is unbounded

Sunday Scripture readings, Sept. 20, 2020 Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time 1) Is 55:6-9 Psalm 145: 2-3, 8-9, 17-18 2) Phil 1:20-24, 27 Gospel: Mt 20:1-16 God's generosity is unbounded The...

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