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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 …

Build Your House on Rock
Thursday, 2 Dec, 2010 – 9:50 | One Comment
Build Your House on Rock

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

The Victory Song of the Remnant (Isaiah 26:1-6)
Isaiah 26:1-3 is a song of victory that is followed by a …

The Widow’s Mite
Monday, 22 Nov, 2010 – 0:00 | No Comment
The Widow’s Mite

Reading I:  Revelation 14:1-3,4b-5
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 24:1bc-2, 3-4ab, 5-6
Gospel Reading: Luke 21:1-4

The Widow’s Mite
In today’s gospel reading, Jesus weighs all the contributions given to the Temple and declares that it was the widow’s mite, which …