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Feast of The Visitation of Mary
Monday, 31 May, 2010 – 0:00 | No Comment
Feast of The Visitation of Mary

Reading I: Zephaniah 3:14-18a or Romans 12:9-16
Resp. Psalm: Isaiah 12
Gospel Reading: Luke 1:39-56

The Feast of the Visitation of Mary started out as a devotion of the Franciscans that became part of …

Be Built Up in the Faith (Jude 17-25)
Saturday, 29 May, 2010 – 0:00 | No Comment
Be Built Up in the Faith (Jude 17-25)

Reading I: Jude 17, 20b-25
Resp. Psalm:  Ps. 63
Gospel Reading:  Mark 11:27-33

 
The letter of Jude is not one of the more read documents of the New Testament.  It is short and does not …

Let Love Be Intense (1 Pet. 4:7-13)
Friday, 28 May, 2010 – 0:00 | No Comment
Let Love Be Intense (1 Pet. 4:7-13)

Reading I: 1 Peter 4:7-13
Resp. Psalm: Ps. 96
Gospel Reading:  Mark 11:11-26

"The end is near" (4:7) writes Peter and it is already being experienced by the community of faith in their places of …

Called From Darkness into Light (1 Peter 2:2-12)
Thursday, 27 May, 2010 – 3:40 | One Comment
Called From Darkness into Light (1 Peter 2:2-12)

Reading I: 1 Peter 2:2-12
Responsorial Psalm: Ps. 100
Gospel: Mark 10:46-52

1 Peter assumes an image of the Christian life that one can also find in the Gospels. It is an image of …

Let Your Way of Life Inspire (1 Pet. 1:18-25)
Wednesday, 26 May, 2010 – 21:56 | No Comment
Let Your Way of Life Inspire (1 Pet. 1:18-25)

Reading I: 1 Peter 1:18-25
Resp. Psalm: Psalm 147
Gospel Reading: Mark 10:32-45

One of the key ideas in 1 Peter regards the behavior of Christians in this their earthly pilgrimage. One can trace …

Post-Pentecost Articles at the Workshop
Tuesday, 25 May, 2010 – 21:36 | No Comment
Post-Pentecost Articles at the Workshop

With the Solemnity of Pentecost, the Easter season ends.  Immediately following this are three solemnities in Ordinary Time:  the solemnities of the Holy Trinity, the Body and Blood of Christ, and the Most Sacred Heart …