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I Will Fill This House with Glory
Friday, 23 Sep, 2011 – 0:00 | No Comment
I Will Fill This House with Glory

Today’s Readings

Reading I:  Haggai 2:1-9
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 43
Gospel Reading: Luke 9:18-22

The Glory of the Future Temple
In Haggai 2:1-9, the prophet answers those who are saying that the completed Temple looks dismal and …

(Sunday XXI OT — A) The Keys of the Kingdom
Friday, 19 Aug, 2011 – 22:00 | No Comment
(Sunday XXI OT — A) The Keys of the Kingdom

The choice of the Old Testament reading was dictated by Jesus’ statement in the gospel selection regarding the "keys of the kingdom" that he gives to Peter, the Rock. The OT background for this emblem is that of the keys of the mayordomo of the king’s palace.

Lord Save Me (XIX OT — A)
Saturday, 6 Aug, 2011 – 22:00 | No Comment
Lord Save Me (XIX OT — A)

The Sunday Readings

Reading I:  1 Kings 19:9.11-13
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 85
Reading II: Romans 9:1-5
Gospel Reading: Matthew 14:22-33

The first reading from the Elijah cycle is about the prophet Elijah’s encounter with God …

The Transfiguration of the Lord
Saturday, 6 Aug, 2011 – 0:00 | No Comment
The Transfiguration of the Lord

On the mountain the three of them see the glory of God’s Kingdom shining out of Jesus. On the mountain they are overshadowed by God’s holy cloud. On the mountain — in the conversation of the transfigured Jesus with the Law and the Prophets — they realize that the True Feast of Tabernacles has come. On the mountain they learn that Jesus himself is the Living Torah, the complete Word of God.

The Meribah Incident (Numbers 20)
Thursday, 4 Aug, 2011 – 0:00 | No Comment
The Meribah Incident (Numbers 20)

Today’s Readings

Reading I:  Numbers 20:1-13
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 95
Gospel Reading: Matthew 16:13-23

The Meribah incident echoes the one in Exodus 17:1-7 where the people were made to drink from the waters that came …

Wednesday, 8 Oct, 2008 – 0:00 | One Comment

Reading I: Galatians 2:1-2,7-14
Resp. Psalm: Psalm 117:1-2
Gospel Reading: Luke 11:1-4

Here is another post that incorporates the Pope’s catechesis about Paul. The readings for today reminded me of the catechesis so I …