Reflections

THE THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (2021)

THE THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (2021) Readings:Jonah 3:1-5, 10Psalms  25:4-91 Corinthians  7:29-31Mark 1:14-20 In today’s gospel we find the John of the last two Sunday’s gospels arrested, and the oldest gospel gives us a different account of the calling of the first disciples than we found in last week’s Gospel of John. After the reference… Continue reading THE THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (2021)

Weekly Prayers of the Faithful

Second Sunday of Ordinary Time, January 17, 2021

Second Sunday of Ordinary Time, January 17, 2021 Today we hear that God spoke to Samuel while he was sleeping, inspired Andrew who was with John the Baptist, and welcomed Simon, the brother of Andrew.  He reaches out to each of us, wherever we are in our belief and unbelief, and we respond with our… Continue reading Second Sunday of Ordinary Time, January 17, 2021

Reflections

FEAST OF THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD – THE CLOSE OF THE CHRISTMAS SEASON (2021)

FEAST OF THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD - THE CLOSE OF THE CHRISTMAS SEASON (2021) Readings:Isaiah 42:1-4, 6-7Psalms 29:1-4, 9-10Acts 10:34-38Luke 3:15-16, 21-22 It is rare that the gospel proclaimed gives us an opportunity to see ourselves in the place of Jesus, but today’s gospel gives us such an opportunity. All Christians share in the… Continue reading FEAST OF THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD – THE CLOSE OF THE CHRISTMAS SEASON (2021)

Reflections

FEAST OF THE EPIPHANY OF THE LORD (2020)

FEAST OF THE EPIPHANY OF THE LORD (2020) Readings:Isaiah 60:1-6Psalms 72:1-2, 7-8, 10-13Ephesians 3:2-3, 5-6Matthew 2:1-12 Most people wouldn’t think of setting up their Manger Scene for Christmas without carefully placing the Three Kings who come from afar (some wait until January 6th to place them but that hardly gives them any time in the… Continue reading FEAST OF THE EPIPHANY OF THE LORD (2020)