FEASTING ON THE WORD
"If you meditate on the Scriptures it will appear to you in its brilliant splendor." ―St. Pio of Pietrelcina
Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)
Jeremiah 20:7-9 | Psalm 63:2, 3-4, 5-6, 8-9 | Romans 12:1-2 | Matthew 16:21-27
Today is the Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time and discerning the the value of suffering in Christian living, choosing Jesus everyday, and carrying our crosses lie at the heart of our readings.
Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)
Isaiah 22:19-23 | Psalm 138: 1-2, 2-3, 6, 8 | Romans 11: 33-36 | Matthew 16: 13-20
The readings for the Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time, teaches us that the truly faithful would receive their reward from God, that theologizing should ultimately lead us to worship God and that we are continually transformed by Jesus' love, forgiveness and patience.
Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)
Isaiah 56: 1, 6-7 | Psalm 67: 2-3, 5, 6, 8 | Romans 11: 13-15, 29-32 | Matthew 15: 21-28
Our readings for this Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time tell us that the gift of life and salvation is for everyone, especially to those who go beyond boundaries and dividing lines and demonstrate great faith in Jesus.
Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)
1 Kings 19:9A, 11-13A | Psalm 85: 9, 10, 11-12, 13-14 | Romans 9: 1-5 | Matthew 14:22-33
On this Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time let us together be quiet and hear the heartbeat of God within us; accompany others in discovering truth and goodness; and completely trust God no matter what goes on around us.
Jeff Jacinto, PhD, DHum