FEASTING ON THE WORD
"If you meditate on the Scriptures it will appear to you in its brilliant splendor." ―St. Pio of Pietrelcina
Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)
Ezekiel 18:25-28 | Psalm 25:4-5, 6-7, 8-9 | Philippians 2:1-11 OR 2:1-5 | Matthew 21:28-32
Our readings for the Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time tell us that the demands of Christian living are not easy. Its doesn't matter if you sound good. It doesn't matter if everyone thinks you're good. What matters is if you are good and you prove that by your actions which
Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)
Isaiah 55:6-9 | Psalm 145:2-3, 8-9, 17-18 | Philippians 1:20C-24, 27A | Matthew 20:1-16A
On this Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, we are reminded that God is always waiting to be gracious to us, that we must magnify Christ in our lives and that our incredibly generous God is constantly inviting us to labor in his vineyard.
Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)
Sirach 27:30—28:7 | Psalm 103:1-2, 3-4, 9-10, 11-12 | Romans 14:7-9 | Matthew 18:21-35
Today’s readings for the Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time raise a question, “Do we forgive first, so that God has to forgive us?” or “Does God forgive us first in order to empower us to forgive others?” Whatever the answer, it’s all about love.
Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)
Ezekiel 33:7-9 | Psalm 95:1-2, 6-7, 8-9 | Romans 13:8-10 | Matthew 18:15-20
The Scriptures for the Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time reminds us to speak out against sin and evil, seek the good and well-being of another person, and reconcile an erring member and bring him or her back into Church fellowship.
Jeff Jacinto, PhD, DHum