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Readings for August 22-27 2011
Sunday, 21 Aug, 2011 – 22:00 | No Comment
Readings for August 22-27 2011

For this week the 21st Week of Ordinary Time Year 1, our lectio cursiva will continue with Paul’s first letter to the Thessalonians. The Gospel readings from Matthew begins with Jesus’ denunciation of the scribes and Pharisees (Monday and Tuesday), the parable of the wise and faithful steward (Thursday), the parable of the ten virgins (Friday) and the parable of the talents (Saturday).

You Are the Light of the World (Mt. 5:13-16)
Tuesday, 8 Jun, 2010 – 23:26 | No Comment
You Are the Light of the World (Mt. 5:13-16)

Reading I: 1 Kings 17:7-16
Resp. Psalm: Psalm 4
Gospel Reading: Matthew 5:13-16

 
Elijah’s episode with the widow of Zarephath is remembered in the gospels and linked to the Jesus’ work in Nazareth.  Jesus …

Wait for the Lord
Friday, 5 Dec, 2008 – 0:00 | No Comment
Wait for the Lord

Reading I: Isaiah 29:17-24
Resp. Psalm: Psalm 27:1,13-14
Gospel Reading:  Matthew 9:27-31

Psalm 27 is said to be "Of David" and perhaps was one of the psalms he used to sing for King Saul …

Let your light shine…
Monday, 22 Sep, 2008 – 0:07 | No Comment
Let your light shine…

Reading I: Proverbs 3:27-34
Resp. Psalm: Psalm 15:1-3
Gospel Reading: Luke 8:16-18

No one who lights a lamp conceals it with a vessel or sets it under a bed;  rather, he places it on a lampstand so that …