Weekly Faith – Sunday, June 24, 2018

The Nativity of St. John the Baptist Readings: Is 49:1–6 Ps 139:1–3, 13–15 Acts 13:22–26 Lk 1:57–66, 80 The people in this week’s Gospel are frightened and amazed by the mysterious events surrounding the birth of John. Only his mother and father, Elizabeth and...

Weekly Faith – Sunday, June 17, 2018

The Eleventh Sunday of Ordinary Time Readings: Ezekiel 17:22–24 Psalm 92:2–3, 13–14, 15–16 2 Corinthians 5:6–10 Mark 4:26–34 In the cryptic message of the prophet Ezekiel, long centuries before the Lord’s coming, God gave His people reason to hope. Ezekiel glimpsed a...

Weekly Faith – Sunday, June 10, 2018

The Tenth Sunday of Ordinary Time Readings: Gn 3:9–15 Ps 130:1–2, 3–4, 5–6, 7–8 2 Cor 4:13–5:1 Mk 3:20–35 In today’s Gospel Jesus has just been healing and casting out demons in Galilee. Along with the crowds, who flock to Him so that He can’t even take a break to...

Weekly Faith – Sunday, June 3, 2018

The Solemnity of Corpus Christi Readings: Exodus 24:3–8 Psalm 116:12–13, 15–18 Hebrews 9:11–15 Mark 14:12–16, 22–26 All of today’s readings are set in the context of the Passover. The First Reading recalls the Old Covenant celebrated at Sinai following the first...

Weekly Faith – Sunday, May 27, 2018

The Solemnity of the Holy Trinity Readings: Dt 4:32–34, 39–40 Ps 33:4–6, 9, 18–20, 22 Rom 8:14–17 Mt 28:16–20 Last Sunday, we celebrated the sending of the Spirit, which sealed God’s new covenant and made a new creation. In this new creation, we live in the family of...

Weekly Faith – Sunday, May 20, 2018

Pentecost Sunday Readings: Acts 2:1–11 Ps 104:1, 24, 29–31, 34 1 Cor 12:3–7, 12–13 Jn 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...