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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 Mar, 15, 2015 by in | Comments Off on March 15th, Fourth Week of Lent

2 Chronicles 36:14-17, 19-23 Psalm 137:1-6 Ephesians 2:4-10 John 3:14-21 The Sunday readings in Lent have been showing us the high points of salvation history – God’s covenant with creation in the time of Noah; His promises to Abraham; the law He gave to Israel at Sinai. In today’s First Reading, we hear of the destruction of the kingdom established …

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Written on Jan, 03, 2015 by in , | Comments Off on January 4, 2015 – Epiphany of the Lord

Isaiah 60:1-6 Psalm – Psalm 72: 1-2, 7-8, 10-13 Ephesians 3:2-3, 5-6 Matthew 2:1-12 An “epiphany” is an appearance. In today’s readings, with their rising stars, splendorous lights and mysteries revealed, the face of the child born on Christmas day appears. Herod, in today’s Gospel, asks the chief priests and scribes where the Messiah is to be born. The answer …

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Written on Dec, 20, 2014 by in | Comments Off on December 21st, Fourth Week of Advent

2 Samuel 7:1-5, 8-11,16 Psalm 89:2-5,27,29 Romans 16:25-27 Luke 1:26-38 What is announced to Mary in today’s Gospel is the revelation of all that the prophets had spoken. It is, as Paul declares in today’s Epistle, the mystery kept secret since before the foundation of the world (see Ephesians 1:9; 3:3-9). Mary is the virgin prophesied to bear a son …

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Written on Aug, 23, 2014 by in | Comments Off on August 24th, 21st Week of Ordinary Time

Isaiah 22:15, 19-23 Psalm 138:1-3, 6, 8 Romans 11:33-36 Matthew 16:13-20 “Oh, the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God!” Paul exclaims in today’s Epistle. Today’s Psalm, too, takes up the triumphant note of joy and thanksgiving. Why? Because in the Gospel, the heavenly Father reveals the mystery of His kingdom to Peter. With Peter, we rejoice …

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Written on Aug, 02, 2014 by in | Comments Off on August 3rd, 18th Week of Ordinary Time

Isaiah 55:1-3 Psalm 145:8-9, 15-18 Romans 8:35,37-39 Matthew 14:13-21 Food in Due Season In Jesus and the Church, Isaiah’s promises in today’s First Reading are fulfilled. All who are thirsty come to the living waters of baptism (see John 4:14). The hungry delight in rich fare – given bread to eat and wine to drink at the Eucharistic table. This …

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