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Weekly Faith – Sunday, July 9, 2017

The Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Readings: Zechariah 9:9-10 Psalm 145:1-2, 8-11, 13-14 Romans 8:9, 11-13 Matthew 11:25-30 Jesus is portrayed in today’s Gospel as a new and greater Moses. Moses, the meekest man on earth, was God’s friend. Only he knew God “face...

Weekly Faith – Sunday, July 2, 2017

The 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time Readings: 2 Kgs 4:8–11, 14–16 Ps 89:2–3,16–19 Rom 6:3–4,8–11 Mt 10:37–42 The Liturgy this week continues to instruct us in the elements of discipleship. We’re told that even the most humble among us have a share in the mission Christ...

Weekly Faith – Sunday, June 25, 2017

The Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time Readings: Jeremiah 20:10-13 Psalm 69:8-10, 14, 17, 33-35 Romans 5:12-15 Matthew 10:26-33 Our commitment to Christ will be put to the test. We will hear whispered warnings and denunciations, as Jeremiah does in today’s First Reading....

Weekly Faith – Sunday, June 18, 2017

The Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ Readings: Deuteronomy 8:2-3, 14-16 Psalm 147:12-15, 19-20 1 Corinthians 10:16-17 John 6:51-58 The Eucharist is given to us as a challenge and a promise. That’s how Jesus presents it in today’s Gospel. He...

Weekly Faith – Sunday, June 11, 2017

Trinity Sunday Readings: Exodus 34:4-6, 8-9 Daniel 3:52-56 2 Corinthians 13:11-13 John 3:16-18 We often begin Mass with the prayer from today’s Epistle: “The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with...

Weekly Faith – Sunday, June 4, 2017

Pentecost Sunday Readings: Acts 2:1-11 Psalm 104:1,24,29-31,34 1 Corinthians 12:3-7,12-13 John 20:19-23 The giving of the Spirit to the new people of God crowns the mighty acts of the Father in salvation history. The Jewish feast of Pentecost called all devout Jews to...