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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...

Weekly Faith – Sunday, November 4, 2018

The Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time Readings:  Deuteronomy 6:2–6 Psalm 18:2–4, 47, 57 Hebrews 7:23–28 Mark 12:28–34 Love is the only law we are to live by. And love is the fulfillment of the Law that God reveals through Moses in today’s First Reading (see Romans...

Weekly Faith – Sunday, August 12, 2018

The Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Readings: 1 Kings 19:4–8 Psalm 34:2–9 Ephesians 4:30–5:2 John 6:41–51 Sometimes we feel like Elijah in today’s First Reading. We want to lie down and die, keenly aware of our failures—that we seem to be getting no better at doing...

Weekly Faith – Sunday, May 13, 2018

The Seventh Sunday of Easter Readings: Acts 1:15–17, 20–26 Ps 103:1–2, 11–12, 19–20 1 Jn 4:11–16 Jn 17:11–19 Today’s First Reading begins by giving us a time frame—the events take place during the days between Christ’s Ascension and Pentecost. We’re at the same point...

Weekly Faith – Sunday, July 30, 2016

The 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time Readings: Ecclesiastes 1:2; 2:21-23 Psalm 95:1-2, 6-7, 8-9 Colossians 3:1-5, 9-11 Luke 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 be the mark of...