FEASTING ON THE WORD
"If you meditate on the Scriptures it will appear to you in its brilliant splendor." ―St. Pio of Pietrelcina
Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)
1 Kings 3:5, 7-12 | Psalm 119:57, 72, 76-77, 127-128, 129-130 | Romans 8:28-30 | Matthew 13:44-46
What is it that we are wishing for or chasing after? What are you spending your time, energy and money to pursue? This Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, our attention is drawn to re-focus on what matters most and lasts forever.
Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)
Wisdom 12:13, 16-19 | Psalm 86:5-6, 9-10, 15-16 | Romans 8:26-27 | Matthew 13:24-30
Today’s readings describe an extremely patient God. The selections suggest that we give the persistence of evil a second look as a sign not of God’s indifference but rather of his mercy.
Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)
Zechariah 9:9-10 | Psalm 145:1-2, 8-9, 10-11, 13-14 | Romans 8:9, 11-13 | Matthew 11:25-30
The liturgy of the word on this Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time gives instructions on how we can find and experience God’s peace in the midst of a troubled world.
Jeff Jacinto, PhD, DHum