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Readings:1st Reading: Proverbs 8:22-31Resp. Psalm Psalm 8:4-5, 6-7, 8-92nd Reading: Romans 5:1-5Gospel: John 16:12-15No one can explain the mystery of the Most Holy Trinity — our minds are too small. However, there are some things that we do know.God is Love. True love, not just a sentiment or a mere feeling. St Paul explains what love is and is not. We hear this reading
Third Sunday of Easter
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
Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time
Readings:1st Reading: 1 Samuel 26:2, 7-9, 12-13Resp.: Psalm 103:1-2, 3-4, 8, 10, 12-132nd Reading: 1st Corinthians 15:45-49 Gospel: Luke 6:27-38 There are times that we can be tempted to think that God is always ready to get us back for the sins that we commit. This is definitely not true. Otherwise, Jesus would not have come to redeem us. Also, we must be mindful that committing sin is its
Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time
Readings:1st Reading: Deuteronomy 6:26Resp.: Psalm 18:23, 34, 47, 512nd Reading: Hebrews 7:2328Gospel: Mark 12:28b34 Today's readings are very easy to understand. We know what we are being told but how do we do it? People tell us to be nice, to be good, or to love. What exactly is meant by this? Does being nice mean that I should
May 27, 2018 | Elizabeth of the Trinity, God the Father, God the Son, Holy Spirit, Holy Trinity, love, mystery, relationship
[Public domain], via Wikimedia CommonsReadings:1st Reading: Deuteronomy 4:32-34, 39-40Resp.: Psalm 33:45, 6, 18-19, 20, 222nd Reading: Romans 8:14-17Gospel: Matthew 28:16-20The Most Holy Trinity is a mystery. We cannot possibly come near to understanding it completely but we do know some things: God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit are madly in love
Second Sunday of Advent 'A' Homily – Part 2
Dec 10, 2016 | Advent, charity, conversion, faith, Holy Spirit, hope, Jesus, love, mercy, Messiah, mission, repentance, salvation, Second Coming
John the Baptist On this Second Sunday of the New Church Year, John the Baptist stands before the ages and us in Chapter 3 of St. Matthew. He shouts out an invitation to repentance. He warns of impending judgment. He exhorts us to find security only int the Lord himself, not in superficial religious identity and external observances:For God can raise up children of