Mass Readings

Procession with Palms – Luke 19:28-40
Reading 1 – Isaiah 50:4-7
Psalm – Psalm 22:8-24
Reading 2 – Philippians 2:6-11
Gospel – Luke 22:14 – 23:56

The Master Has Need of You | Word on Fire

In our Gospel reading for the Palm Sunday procession, Jesus sends his disciples into Jerusalem to prepare for his triumphal entry. They are told to untether a donkey and if there is any protest from the owner, they are to say, simply, “The Master has need of it.” Strictly speaking, God has need of nothing, since he is the unconditioned act of existence. God doesn’t need our praise or our good works or anything. But this phrase signals the wonderful truth that God allows us...Click below to hear the entire homily! . . .

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