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Category Archives: Sunday Readings

Written on Jul, 23, 2016 by in | Comments Off on July 24, The 17th Week of Ordinary Time

Mass Readings Reading 1 – Genesis 18:20-32 Psalm – Psalms 138:1-8 Reading 2 – Colossians 2:12-14 Gospel – Luke 11:1-13 Abba Father, Bring us Jesus | Word on FireThe Our Father, the Lord’s Prayer, is a request for Christ. As we examine this most famous prayer line by line, we see it’s all about Jesus. That He might come and have communion with us is precisely what we hope …

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Written on Jun, 11, 2016 by in | Comments Off on June 12, Eleventh Week of Ordinary Time

Mass Readings SM 12:7 – 10, 13 GAL 2:16, 19 – 21 LK 7:36 – 8:3 The Wages of Sin | Word on Fire In today’s first reading from 2 Samuel we learn about God’s dealings with David, the Israelite king who put . . . to hear the entire homily, click below! http://www.wordonfire.org/resources/homily/the-wages-of-sin/5177/

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Written on May, 20, 2016 by in , | Comments Off on May 22nd, Holy Trinity Sunday

Reading 1 – Proverbs 8:22-31 Psalm – Psalm 8:4-9 Reading 2 – Romans 5:1-5 Gospel – John 16:12-15 Begotten Not Made | Word on Fire Today the Church celebrates the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity. The Nicene Creed articulates the mystery of the Trinity with the wonderful phrase “begotten not made,” meaning that the Son is not a creature… Click below to hear …

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Written on May, 17, 2016 by in , | Comments Off on May 15th, Pentacost

Reading 1 – Acts 2:1-11 Psalm – Psalm 104:1-34 Reading 2 – 1 Corinthians 12:3-13 Gospel – John 20:19-23 The Holy Spirit and Mission | Word on Fire Today we celebrate the great feast of Pentecost, one of the truly great moments in the life of the Church. The Holy Spirit comes to give… Click below to hear the entire homily. http://www.wordonfire.org/resources/homily/the-holy-spirit- . . .

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Written on May, 10, 2016 by in , | Comments Off on May 8th, Solemnity: The Ascension of Jesus

Mass Readings Reading 1 – Acts 1:1-11 Psalm – Psalm 47:2-9 Reading 2 – Ephesians 1:17-23 Gospel – Luke 24:46-53 The Ascension of Jesus | Word on Fire Too often we read the Ascension as the moment when Jesus “went away,” when he left us on our own … Click below to hear the entire homily! http://www.wordonfire.org/resources/homily/the-ascension-of-jesus/5151/

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Written on Apr, 30, 2016 by in | Comments Off on May 1st, Sixth Week of Easter

Mass Readings Reading 1 – Acts 15:1-29 Psalm – Psalm 67:2-8 Reading 2 – Revelation 21:10-23 Gospel – John 14:23-29 The Holy Spirit in the Life of the Church | Word on Fire The Church Catholic is a living thing; an organism rather than an organization. Therefore, it is continually moving, changing, adapting, reacting, answering new questions, and responding to new challenges. That’s what we see …

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Written on Apr, 21, 2016 by in | Comments Off on April 24th, Fifth Week of Easter

Mass Readings Reading 1 – Acts 14:21-27 Psalm – Psalm 145:8-13 Reading 2 – Revelation 21:1-5 Gospel – John 13:31-35 New Heavens, New Earth | Word on Fire Throughout the Easter season, we’ve had the privilege of reading from the book of Revelation, the final book . . .Click below to hear the entire homily! http://www.wordonfire.org/resources/homily/new-heavens-new-earth/5141/ Pick one or more destinations: … Powered by  ShareThis Sign out | Opt out

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Written on Apr, 21, 2016 by in | Comments Off on April 17th, Fourth Week of Easter; Good Shepherd Sunday

Mass Readings Reading 1 – Acts 13:14, 43-52 Psalm – Psalm 100:1-5 Reading 2 – Revelation 7:9, 14-17 Gospel – John 10:27-30 The Good Shepherd | Word on Fire One of the most enduring and endearing images of Jesus is that of the good shepherd who guides and lays down . . . click below to hear the entire homily! http://www.wordonfire.org/resources/homily/the-good-shepherd/5140

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Written on Apr, 03, 2016 by in | Comments Off on April 3rd, Second Week of Easter: Divine Mercy Sunday

Mass Readings Reading 1 – Acts 5:12-16 Psalm – Psalm 118:2-24 Reading 2 – Revelation 1:9-19 Gospel – John 20:19-31 Peter, John, and Thomas | Word on Fire Our wonderful readings for the second Sunday of Easter speak to us of three apostle, who were three pillars . . .Click below to hear the entire homily! http://www.wordonfire.org/resources/homily/peter-john-and-thomas/5117/

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Written on Mar, 28, 2016 by in , | Comments Off on He Is Risen! Alleluia! Alleluia!

Reading 1 – Acts 10:34-43 Psalm – Psalm 118:1-23 Reading 2 – Collosians 3:1-4 Gospel – John 20:1-9   Three Easter Lessons | Word on Fire The resurrection of Jesus from the dead is the foundation of the entire Christian faith. If Jesus didn’t rise from the dead, we should all go home and forget about it. As St. Paul himself puts it: “If Jesus is not …

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