Weekly Faith – Sunday, May 19, 2019

Weekly Faith – Sunday, May 19, 2019

The Fifth Sunday of Easter Readings: Acts 14:21-27Psalm 145:8-13Revelation 21:1-5John 13:31-35 By God’s goodness and compassion, the doors of His kingdom have been opened to all who have faith, Jew or Gentile. That’s the good news Paul and Barnabas proclaim in today’s...

Weekly Faith – Sunday, February 3, 2019

The Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time Readings: Jeremiah 1:4–5, 17–19 Psalm 71:1–6, 15–17 1 Corinthians 12:31–13:13 Luke 4:21–30 God’s words in today’s First Reading point us beyond Jeremiah to Jesus. Like Jeremiah, Jesus was consecrated in the womb and sent as a...

Weekly Faith – Sunday, January 27, 2019

The Third Sunday in Ordinary Time Readings: Nehemiah 8:2–6, 10 Psalms 19:8–10, 15 1 Corinthians 12:12–30 Luke 1:1–4, 4:14–21 Today’s liturgy is subtle and many-layered. We need background to understand what’s happening in today’s First Reading. Babylon having been...

Weekly Faith – Sunday, November 25, 2018

The Solemnity of Christ the King Readings: Daniel 7:13–14 Psalm 93:1–2, 5 Revelation 1:5–8 John 18:33–37 What’s the truth Jesus comes to bear witness to in this last Gospel of the Church’s year? It’s the truth that in Jesus, God keeps the promise He made to David of...

Weekly Faith – Sunday, November 18, 2018

The Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time Readings: Daniel 12:1–3 Psalm 16:5, 8–11 Hebrews 10:11–14, 18 Mark 13:24–32 In this, the second-to-the-last week of the Church year, Jesus has finally made it to Jerusalem. Near to His passion and death, He gives us a teaching...