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Fifth Sunday of Lent: Maybe our souls could use a post-confession...

Sunday Scripture readings, March 29, 2020, Fifth Sunday of Lent 1) Ez 37:12-14 Psalm 130:1-8 2) Rom 8:8-11 Gospel: Jn 11:1-45 Maybe our souls could use a post-confession prayer Recently...

Third Sunday of Lent: Jesus offers us new sustenance

Sunday Scripture reading, March 15, 2020: Third Sunday of Lent • 1) Ex 17:3-7  • Psalm 95:1-2, 6-9  • 2) Rom 5:1-2, 5-8  • Gospel: Jn...

First Sunday of Lent: What place does God hold in our...

Sunday Scripture reading, March 1, 2020: First Sunday of Lent 1) Gn 2:7-9; 3:1-7 Psalm 51:3-6, 12-13, 17 2) Rom 5:12-19 or 5:12, 17-19 Gospel: Mt 4:1-11 What place...

Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Learning to control our anger

Sunday Scripture readings, Feb. 16, 2020 Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time 1) Sir 15:15-20 Psalm 119:1-2, 4-5, 17-18, 33-34 2) 1 Cor 2:6-10 Gospel: Mt 5:17-37 or 5:20-22, 27-28,...

The Presentation of the Lord: Knowing Jesus when we meet him

Sunday Scripture reading, Feb. 2, 2020: The Feast of the Presentation of the Lord 1) Mal 3:1-4 Psalm 24:7-10 2) Heb 2:14-18 Gospel: Lk 2:22-40 or Lk 2:22-32 In...

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time: Here I am, Lord

Sunday Scripture reading, Jan. 19, 2020 Second Sunday in Ordinary Time 1) Is 49:3, 5-6 Psalm 40:2, 4, 7-10 2) 1 Cor 1:1-3 Gospel: Jn 1:29-34 Here I am, Lord Lovely...

The Epiphany of the Lord: ‘Nations shall walk by your light’

Sunday Scripture readings, Jan. 5, 2020 The Epiphany of the Lord 1) Is 60:1-6 Psalm 72:1-2, 7-8, 10-13 2) Eph 3:2-3, 5-6 Gospel: Mt 2:1-12 'Nations shall walk by your...

Fourth Sunday of Advent: The mystery of Jesus as God and...

Sunday Scripture reading, Dec. 22, 2019 Fourth Sunday of Advent 1) Is 7:10-14 Psalm 24:1-6 2) Rom 1:1-7 Gospel: Mt 1:18-24 The mystery of Jesus as God and man At Christmas,...

Second Sunday of Advent: God promises justice

Sunday Scripture readings, Dec. 8, 2019 Second Sunday of Advent 1) Is 11:1-10 Psalm 72:1-2, 7-8, 12-13, 17 2) Rom 15:4-9 Gospel: Mt 3:1-12 God promises justice The readings today announce...

The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe:...

Sunday Scripture readings: Nov. 24, 2019 The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe 1) 2 Sm 5:1-3 Psalm: 122:1-5 2) Col 1:12-20 Gospel: Lk 23:35-43 A...

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