Weekly Faith – Sunday, August 18, 2019

Weekly Faith – Sunday, August 18, 2019

The Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time Readings:Jeremiah 38:4–6, 8–10Psalm 40:2–4, 18Hebrews 12:1–4Luke 12:49–53 Our God is a consuming fire, the Scriptures tell us (see Hebrews 12:29; Deuteronomy 4:24). And in this week’s Gospel, Jesus uses the image of fire to...
Weekly Faith – Sunday, August 11, 2019

Weekly Faith – Sunday, August 11, 2019

The Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Readings: Wisdom 18:6–9Psalm 33:1, 12, 18–22Hebrews 11:1–2, 8–19Luke 12:35–40 We are born of the faith of our fathers, descending from a great cloud of witnesses whose faith is attested to on every page of Scripture (see Hebrews...
Weekly Faith – Sunday, August 4, 2019

Weekly Faith – Sunday, August 4, 2019

The Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Readings:Ecclesiastes 1:2; 2:21–23Psalm 90:3–4, 5–6, 12–13, 14, 17Colossians 3:1–5, 9–11Luke 12:13–21  Trust in God—as the Rock of our salvation, as the Lord who made us His chosen people, as our shepherd and guide. This should...
Weekly Faith – Sunday, July 28, 2019

Weekly Faith – Sunday, July 28, 2019

The Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Readings: Genesis 18:20–32Psalm 138:1–3, 6–8Colossians 2:12–14Luke 11:1–13 Though we be “but dust and ashes,” we can presume to draw near and speak boldly to our Lord, as Abraham dares in this week’s First Reading. But...
Weekly Faith – Sunday, July 21, 2019

Weekly Faith – Sunday, July 21, 2019

The Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Readings: Genesis 18:1–10Psalm 15:2–5Colossians 1:24–28Luke 10:38–42 God wants to dwell with each of us personally, intimately—as the mysterious guests once visited Abraham’s tent, as Jesus once entered the home of Mary and...