Weekly Faith – Sunday, January 19, 2020

Weekly Faith – Sunday, January 19, 2020

The Second Sunday in Ordinary Time Readings: Isaiah 49:3, 5–6Psalm 40:2, 4, 7–101 Corinthians 1:1–3John 1:29–34 Jesus speaks through the prophet Isaiah in today’s First Reading. He tells us of the mission given to Him by the Father from the womb: “‘You are My...
Weekly Faith – Sunday, January 12, 2020

Weekly Faith – Sunday, January 12, 2020

The Baptism of the Lord Readings:Isaiah 42:1–4, 6–7Psalm 29:1–4, 9–10Acts 10:34–38Matthew 3:13–17 Jesus presents himself for baptism in today’s Gospel not because He is a sinner, but to fulfill the word of God proclaimed by His prophets. He must be baptized...
Weekly Faith – Sunday, January 5, 2020

Weekly Faith – Sunday, January 5, 2020

The Feast of the Epiphany Readings: Isaiah 60:1–6Psalm 72:1–2, 7–8, 10–13Ephesians 3:2–3, 5–6Matthew 2:1–12 An “epiphany” is an appearance. In today’s readings, with their rising stars, splendorous lights, and mysteries revealed, the face of the child...
Weekly Faith – Sunday, December 29, 2019

Weekly Faith – Sunday, December 29, 2019

The Feast of the Holy Family Readings: Sirach 3:2–6, 12–14Psalm 128:1–5Colossians 3:12–21Matthew 2:13–15, 19–23 Underlying the wisdom offered in today’s liturgy is the mystery of the family in God’s divine plan. The Lord has set father in honor over his...
Weekly Faith – The Fourth Sunday in Advent

Weekly Faith – The Fourth Sunday in Advent

The Fourth Sunday in Advent Readings: Isaiah 7:10–14Psalm 24:1–6Romans 1:1–7Matthew 1:18–24 The mystery kept secret for long ages, promised through His prophets in the holy Scriptures, is today revealed (see Romans 16:25–26). This is the “Gospel of God” that...
Weekly Faith – Sunday, December 15, 2019

Weekly Faith – Sunday, December 15, 2019

The Third Sunday in Advent Readings: Isaiah 35:1–6, 10Psalm 146:6–10James 5:7–10Matthew 11:2–11 John questions Jesus from prison in today’s Gospel—for his disciples’ sake and for ours. He knows that Jesus is doing “the works of the Messiah,” foretold in today’s First...