Weekly Faith – Sunday, May 24, 2020

Weekly Faith – Sunday, May 24, 2020

The Ascension of the Lord Readings: Acts 1:1–11Psalm 47:2–3, 6–7, 8–9Ephesians 1:17–23Matthew 28:16–20  In today’s First Reading from the Acts of the Apostles, St. Luke gives the surprising news that there is more of the story to be told. The story did not end with...
Weekly Faith – Sunday, May 17, 2020

Weekly Faith – Sunday, May 17, 2020

The Sixth Sunday of Easter Readings: Acts 8:5–8, 14–17Psalm 66:1–7, 16, 201 Peter 3:15–18John 14:15–21 Jesus will not leave us alone. He won’t make us children of God in Baptism only to leave us “orphans,” He assures us in today’s Gospel (see Romans 8:14–17). He asks...
Weekly Faith – Sunday, May 10, 2020

Weekly Faith – Sunday, May 10, 2020

The Fifth Sunday of Easter Readings: Acts 6:1–7Psalm 33:1–2, 4–5, 18–191 Peter 2:4–9John 14:1–12  By His death, Resurrection, and Ascension, Jesus has gone ahead to prepare a place for us in His Father’s house. His Father’s house is no longer a temple made by human...
Weekly Faith – Sunday, May 3, 2020

Weekly Faith – Sunday, May 3, 2020

The Fourth Sunday of Easter Readings: Acts 2:14, 36–41Psalm 23:1–61 Peter 2:20–25John 10:1–10  Easter’s empty tomb is a call to conversion. By this tomb, we should know for certain that God has made Jesus both Lord and Messiah, as Peter preaches in today’s First...
Weekly Faith – Sunday, April 26, 2020

Weekly Faith – Sunday, April 26, 2020

The Third Sunday of Easter Readings: Acts 2:14, 22–28Psalm 16:1–2, 5, 7–111 Peter 1:17–21Luke 24:13–35  We should put ourselves in the shoes of the disciples in today’s Gospel. Downcast and confused, they’re making their way down the road, unable to understand all the...
Weekly Faith – Sunday, April 19, 2020

Weekly Faith – Sunday, April 19, 2020

Divine Mercy Sunday Readings: Acts 2:42–47Psalm 118:2–4, 13–15, 22–241 Peter 1:3–9John 20:19–31  We are children of Jesus’ Resurrection from the dead. Through this wondrous sign of His great mercy, the Father of Jesus has given us new birth, as we hear in today’s...