Monday of the Thirty-First Week in Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio
Readings of the day: RB 30Mass: Romans 11:29-36; Resp. Psalm 69; Luke 14:12-14
Anastasis- written through the hand of Mary Katsilometes On a few occasions I have heard one Catholic describe another as “a good Catholic.” I have wondered what someone must do to be “a good Catholic” and then questioned whether I am a one
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Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio
Readings of the day: RB 29Mass: Malachi 1:14b-2:2b, 8-10; Resp. Psalm 131; 1 Thess. 2:7b-9, 13; Matthew 23:1-12
Mary Cassett - Mother and Child
I recently received the rare gift of being in the presence of a mother gently nursing her baby boy at the breast. A newborn totally dependent on his mother; a mother puttin
November 05, 2017 Read More

Sunday Homily: Love of God, Love of the Stranger, and Love of Self

Chapter Talks
30stSUNDAY in ORDINARY TIME – A  –     October 29, 2017     br. Daniël[Ex 22:20-26;  1Thess1:5c-10;  Mt 22:34-40]
   Jesus is involved in a series of debates with the Jewish religious leaders. As soon as the Pharisees learn that Jesus has silenced the Sadducees, one of them comes up with a new question: ‘Teacher, which commandment in the Law is the greatest?’ As a good Jew, Jesus begins by quoting the most fundamental one: ‘Love God
November 04, 2017 Read More

Tuesday, Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio

Readings of the day: RB 24Mass: Romans 8:18-25; Resp. Psalm 126; Luke 13:18-21
“To what shall I compare the Kingdom of God?It is like yeast that a woman took and mixed in with three measures of wheat flouruntil the whole batch of dough was leavened.”
If we hope for what we do not see, we wait with endurance.Hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured into our hearts through the holy Spirit that has been given to us. In hope we were saved.
October 31, 2017 Read More

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Daily Lectio
Readings of the day: RB 22Mass: Exodus 22:20-26; Resp. Psalm 18; 1 Thess. 1:5c-10; Matthew 22:34-40
The Pharisees throw one of their scholars into the ring to test Jesus: “Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?” Without hesitation, Jesus answers:
You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the greatest and first commandment. The second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself. The whole law and the
October 29, 2017 Read More
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