25th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle C)

September 18, 2022 Amos 8. 4 – 7; Psalm 113. 1 Timothy 2. 1 – 7. Luke 16:1-13 “The greatest misfortune of this age is that people consider money as the highest good.” This briefstatement of Pope St. John Paul II captures the sad condition of the world. It is money...

Twenty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Cycle C)
Coming to My Senses

First Reading: Exodus 32.7 – 11, 13 – 14. Psalm 51. Second Reading: 1 Timothy 1. 12-17. Luke 15. 1 – 32.In the first reading and Gospel for today there exists a bond of some kind that is unbreakable between God and the Israelites, between the writer of 1 Timothy and...

TWENTY – THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (Cycle C)

Wisdom 9.13 – 18. Psalm: 90. Philemon 9b – 10, 12 – 17. Luke 14: 25 – 33. Many of the saints discovered their true freedom in the practice of voluntary poverty. Francisof Assisi comes to mind as the example par excellence. By renouncing all earthly possessionshe...

TWENTY-FIRST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY (CYCLE C)

August 21, 2022 Isaiah 66. 18 – 21. Psalm 117. Hebrews 12. 5 – 7, 11 -13. Luke 13.22 – 30.God disciplines us to enable us to pass through the narrow gate. In today’s Gospel reading, our Lord Jesus urges us to enter Heaven through the narrow gate. Howdo we enter the...

TWENTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (CYCLE C)

August 14Jeremiah 38.4 – 6, 8 – 10. Psalm 40. Hebrews 12. 1 – 4. Luke 12. 49 – 53. Fire is frightening; it can burn up a city. These days we hear reports about wildfire, heat waves in many parts of the world causing loss of life and livestock. Fire also warms the...