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 ( B )
Numbers 11:25-29 | Psalm 19:8, 10, 12-13, 14 | James 5:1-6 | Mark 9:38-43, 45, 47-48
Our Scriptures on this Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time remind us that God desires that all the people be in his winning team, that love for money and material things get in the way of our relationship with God and that holiness is greater than wholeness.
Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time ( B )
Wisdom 2:12, 17-20 | Psalm 54:3-4, 5, 6 and 8 | James 3:16—4:3 | Mark 9:30-37
Each week when we gather here we renew our commitment to being disciples: to following the way of the Lord on our pilgrimage through life. On this Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time we are being reminded to not quit and keep on doing what is right and good; to let go of selfish ambition and always choose peace; and to serve first and lead last.
Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time ( B )
Isaiah 50:5-9a | Psalm 116:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 8-9 | James 2:14-18 | Mark 8:27-35
Do we want to imitate Jesus in what he does? The readings for the Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time remind us to discern the value of suffering in Christian living, to do good works to affirm our faith, and to imitate the sacrificial love of Christ.
Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time ( B )
Isaiah 35:4-7a | Psalm 146:6-7, 8-9, 9-10 | James 2:1-5 | Mark 7:31-37
The scripture for this Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time from Isaiah, James and Mark, brings us a message of hope, healing and restoration.
Jeff Jacinto, PhD, DHum