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Twentieth Sunday In Ordinary Time, Year C

Twentieth Sunday In Ordinary Time, Year C Twentieth Sunday In Ordinary Time, Year C Jeremiah 38:4-6, 8-10; Psalm 40:2, 3, 4, 18; Hebrew 12:1-4; Luke 12:49-53 The context of the first reading is from a section of the oracles and history of the prophet Jeremiah called “the Sufferings of Jeremiah.” The action in this reading is si...
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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Eighteenth Sunday In Ordinary Time, Year C

Eighteenth Sunday In Ordinary Time, Year C Eighteenth Sunday In Ordinary Time, Year C Ecclesiastes 1:2; 2:21-23; Psalm 90:3-4, 5-6, 12-13; Colossians 3:1-5,9-11; Luke 12:13-21 The Book of Ecclesiastes is a third century B.C. document attributed to King Solomon, who died in 922 B.C. Go figure!  There was a custom of ancient times to att...
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Thursday, August 01, 2019

Seventeenth Sunday In Ordinary Time, Year C

Seventeenth Sunday In Ordinary Time, Year C Seventeenth Sunday In Ordinary Time, Year C Genesis 18:20-32; Psalm 138:1-2, 2-3, 6-7, 7-8; Colossians 2:12-14; Luke 11:1-13 Last Sunday’s first reading narrated the Lord’s visit to the encampment of Abraham and Sarah at Mamre in the Hebron area south of Jerusalem. That visit ended with...
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Thursday, July 25, 2019

Sixteenth Sunday In Ordinary Time, Year C

Sixteenth Sunday In Ordinary Time, Year C Sixteenth Sunday In Ordinary Time, Year C Genesis 18:1-10a; Psalm 15:2-3, 3-4, 5; Colossians 1:24-28; Luke 10:38-42 This first reading is a story of an appearance of the Lord to Abraham by the terebinth of Mamre. A terebinth is probably a pistachio or other large nut tree. No doubt a beautiful tree...
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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Fifteenth Sunday In Ordinary Time, Year C

Fifteenth Sunday In Ordinary Time, Year C Fifteenth Sunday In Ordinary Time, Year C Deuteronomy 30:10-14; Ps. 69:14, 17, 30-31, 33-34, 36, 37; Colossians 1:15-20; Luke 10:25-37 The title of the Book of Deuteronomy means “second law.” At times it is a revision of laws found earlier in the other books of the Torah (Pentateuch). I...
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Thursday, July 11, 2019

Fourteenth Sunday In Ordinary Time, Year C

Fourteenth Sunday In Ordinary Time, Year C Fourteenth Sunday In Ordinary Time, Year C Isaiah 66:10-14c; Psalm 66:1-3, 4-5, 6-7, 16, 20; Galatians 6:14-18; Luke 10:1-12, 17-20 The first reading is from a part of the Book of Isaiah called Third- or Trito-Isaiah. This unknown prophet, whose oracles were added to the Isaiahan collection, came u...
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Wednesday, July 03, 2019

Thirteenth Sunday In Ordinary Time, Year C

Thirteenth Sunday In Ordinary Time, Year C 1 Kings 19:16b, 19-21; Psalm 16:1-2, 5, 7-8, 9-10, 11; Galatians 5:1, 13-18; Luke 9:51-62  The Elijah cycle of stories, includes the selection and call of his successor Elisha. This is done at the command of the Lord God. The time of these two prophets is the ninth century B.C. The setting for...
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Thursday, June 27, 2019

THE SOLEMNITY OF THE MOST HOLY BODY AND BLOOD OF CHRIST, YEAR C

 THE SOLEMNITY OF THE MOST HOLY BODY AND BLOOD OF CHRIST, YEAR C THE SOLEMNITY OF THE MOST HOLY BODY AND BLOOD OF CHRIST, YEAR C Genesis 14:18-20; Psalm 110:1, 2, 3, 4; 1 Corinthians 11:23-26; Luke 9:11b-17 The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ usually goes by the shorter Latin title, Corpus Christi, meaning “The Body of Christ.” Th...
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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

THE SOLEMNITY OF THE MOST HOLY TRINITY, YEAR C

THE SOLEMNITY OF THE MOST HOLY TRINITY, YEAR C THE SOLEMNITY OF THE MOST HOLY TRINITY, YEAR C Proverbs 8:22-31; Psalm 8:4-5, 6-7, 8-9; Romans 5:1-5; John 16:12-15  The first reading is an excerpt from the Book of Proverbs. This book is a collection of wise sayings, maxims, even collections of collections of proverbs. Much of the book is at...
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Thursday, June 13, 2019

Pentecost Sunday, Year C

Pentecost Sunday, Year C Pentecost Sunday, Year C Acts 2:1-11; Psalm 104:1, 24, 29-30, 34; 1 Corinthians 12:3b-7, 12-13; John 20:19-23  In last week’s liturgy, we heard two contrasting narratives of the ascension of Jesus by the same author, one from Acts, the other from Luke’s gospel. This Sunday we have...
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Thursday, June 06, 2019