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Nehemiah and the Wall of Jerusalem
Wednesday, 28 Sep, 2011 – 0:00 | One Comment
Nehemiah and the Wall of Jerusalem

Today’s Readings

Reading I:  Nehemiah 2:1-8
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 137
Gospel Reading: Luke 9:57-62

The Book of Nehemiah is usually read together with the Book of Ezra as one long book. Nehemiah 8–10 is considered part …

Jerusalem, City of God
Tuesday, 27 Sep, 2011 – 0:00 | No Comment
Jerusalem, City of God

Today’s Readings

Reading I:  Zechariah 8:20-23
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 87
Gospel Reading: Luke 9:51-56

We Have Heard that God is With You
The reading from Zechariah continues the one from yesterday. God will restore Jerusalem and fill …

Abundance and Harvest
Saturday, 4 Dec, 2010 – 0:00 | No Comment
Abundance and Harvest

Reading I:  Isaiah 30:19-21,23-26
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 147:1-2,5-6
Gospel Reading: Matthew 9:35–10:1, 5a, 6-8

Once more, Isaiah paints a picture of Jerusalem’s future with the Lord. He who "waits to show you favor, shall rise …

Jesus Weeps
Thursday, 18 Nov, 2010 – 0:00 | No Comment
Jesus Weeps

Reading I:  Revelation 5:1-10
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 149:1b-2, 3-4, 5-6a and 9b
Gospel Reading: Luke 19:41-44

We don’t know where, but at a certain point in one’s ascent to Jerusalem, one is given a sight of the …

Great Things are Said of You, O City of God
Tuesday, 5 May, 2009 – 7:34 | No Comment
Great Things are Said of You, O City of God

Listen to this verse, “Sion, my mother, a man shall say.” There is then a man who saith this: through whom all those I have mentioned make their approach. Who is this man? It tells …

A Strong City Have We
Thursday, 4 Dec, 2008 – 0:00 | No Comment
A Strong City Have We

Reading I: Isaiah 26:1-6
Resp. Psalm: Psalm 118:1 and 8-9, 19-21, 25-27a
Gospel Reading: Matthew 7:21,24-27

A city in ruins especially when it has recently fallen is not an edifying site.  The selection from Isaiah …