Weekly Faith – Sunday, September 8, 2019

Weekly Faith – Sunday, September 8, 2019

The Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time Readings:  Wisdom 9:13–18Psalm 90:3–6, 12–17Philemon 1:9–10, 12–17Luke 14:25–33 Like a king making ready for battle or a contractor about to build a tower, we have to count the cost as we set out to follow Jesus. Our Lord today...
Weekly Faith – Sunday, September 1, 2019

Weekly Faith – Sunday, September 1, 2019

The Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time Readings:  Sirach 3:17–18, 20, 28–29Psalm 68:4–7,10–11Hebrews 12:18–19, 22–24Luke 14:1, 7–14 We come to the wedding banquet of heaven by way of humility and charity. This is the fatherly instruction we hear in today’s First...
Weekly Faith – Sunday, August 25, 2019

Weekly Faith – Sunday, August 25, 2019

The Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time Readings:  Isaiah 66:18–21Psalm 117:1, 2Hebrews 12:5–7, 11–13Luke 13:22–30 Jesus doesn’t answer the question put to Him in this Sunday’s Gospel. It profits us nothing to speculate on how many will be saved. What we need to know...
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...