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Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time
Aug 24, 2020
Domenico Ghirlandaio / Public domainReadings: 1st Reading: Isaiah 22:19-23 Resp. Psalm: Psalm 138:1-2, 2-3, 6, 82nd Reading: Romans 11:33-36Gospel: Matthew 16:13-20 Jesus said, And so I say to you, you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church, and the gates of the netherworld shall not prevail against it. First of all, let us go to the OT and recall that in the Psalms, God
Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Times
Jun 25, 2020
| faith, Holy Spirit, Jesus, Mass readings, reflection, St. John of the Cross, St. Peter, St. Teresa Benedicta, trust
Readings: 1st Reading: Jeremiah 20:10-13 Resp. Psalm: Psalm 69:8-10, 14, 17, 33-352nd Reading: Romans 5:12-15 Gospel: Matthew 10:26-33 The only truly just One is God. We know that when we are judged at the end of our lives, as St. John of the Cross tells us, it will be done in love. Times of examination can be scary, like going to the doctor, evaluations at school or at work, going
Fourth Sunday of Easter
May 07, 2020
| baptism, forgiveness, Good Shepherd, Jesus, Mass readings, refelction, repentance, Scriptures, St. Peter, St. Teresa
Readings:1st Reading: Acts 2:14a, 36-41Resp. Psalm Psalm 23:1-3a, 3b-4, 5, 62nd Reading: 1 Peter 2:20b-25Gospel: John 10:1-10This day is traditionally called Good Shepherd Sunday. Jesus is the Good Shepherd whose voice we hopefully know and follow. But He warns us that we will not follow a stranger's voice. Hopefully the voice of the world and of the devil are strange voices to us but
Third Sunday of Easter
May 09, 2019
Image by Manfred Richter from PixabayReadings:1st Reading: Acts 5:27-32, 40b-41Resp. Psalm Psalm 30:2, 4, 5-6, 11-12, 132nd Reading: Revelation 5:11-14Gospel: John 21:1-19 Even though very great things can happen in our lives we have a tendency to go back to the mundane. This unfortunately is also true for the great graces that God gives us from time to time. St Peter was doing just this when he decided