Readings of the day: RB 62Mass: Isaiah 61:1-2a, 10-11; Resp. Psalm (Lk 1); 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24; John 1:6-8, 19-28 AUGURI! BUON COMPLEANNO.HAPPY BIRTHDAY, POPE FRANCIS. Rejoice in the Lord always; again I say, rejoice.Indeed, the Lord is near.
Welcome to Gaudete Sunday, the Third Sunday of
This is Gaudete Sunday, which
means in one word: Rejoice! I think as we delve a little into the readings we will see how apropos this title is for describing the Third Sunday of Advent! The first reading from
Isaiah opens with this announcement: ‘The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me’. It follows with a kind of delineation of what t
Readings of the day: RB 61:6-14Mass: Sirach 48:1-4, 9-11; Resp. Psalm 80; Matthew 17:9a, 10-13 The Prophet Elijah ELIJAH WILL INDEED COME AND RESTORE ALL THINGS;BUT I TELL YOU THAT ELIJAH HAS ALREADY COME, AND THEY DID NOT RECOGNIZE HIM BUT DID TO HIM WHATEVER THEY PLEASED. Christian life demands, so to speak, the ‘m
Readings of the day: RB 61:1-5Mass: Isaiah 48:17-19; Resp. Psalm 1; Matthew 11:16-19
If you hearken to my commandments,your prosperity would be like a river,and your vindication like the waves of the sea.
During a lengthy drive yesterday, I became engrossed in the audio version of Graham Greene’s