SUNDAY OF THE WORD OF GOD – Week of Prayer for Christina Unity

THIRD  SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME.  Jan 24, 2021 Reading 1 John 3: 1 – 5, 10 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 25 Reading 2:  1 Corinthians 7: 29 – 31 Mark 1. 14 – 20 In today’s first reading, we find the story of Jonah, a narrative about the acceptance or...

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time. Jan 17, 2021

“Even in the midst of all of this God is raising Samuel”1 Samuel 3. 3 – 10, 19Responsorial Psalm: 401 Corinthians 6.13 – 15, 17 – 20John 1. 35 – 42With the whole Church around the world, we return to Ordinary Time. This week, we have a wonderful Old Testament...

The Baptism of the Lord. Jan 10, 2021

The Baptism of the Lord. Jan 10, 2021Isaiah 55: 1 – 11Psalm 121 John 5: 1 – 9Mark 1. 7 – 11 When God spoke at Jesus’ baptism, he had to rely on that Word, “You are my Son, the Beloved; with you I am well pleased” (Mark 1: 11). He was not hearing repeated confirmations...

Christmas Day – December 25 The Nativity of the Lord

Christmas Day – December 25The Nativity of the LordIsaiah 52: 7 – 10Psalm: 98Hebrews 1, 1-6Gospel John 1, 1 – 18 The Christmas feast is a festival full of joy. The Eternal Word has become Man and dwells among us. The longings of the patriarchs and prophets are...

Third Sunday of Advent – “Gaudete Sunday”

Third Sunday of Advent – “Gaudete Sunday”Isaiah 61: 1 – 2, 10 – 11Psalm: (Luke) 11 Thessalonians 5:16 – 24John 1: 6 – 8, 19 – 28 The third Sunday of Advent is traditionally called “Gaudete Sunday.” “Gaudete” is a Latin imperative, it’s a command which means “rejoice.”...