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Freedom in worship

June 26, 2018 Tuesday 12th Week in Ordinary Time1st Reading: 2Kgs 19:9b- aa. 14-21.31-35a. 36 Gospel: Matthew 7:6, 12-14 Jesus said to his disciples, “Do not give what is holy to the dogs, or throw your pearls to the pigs: they might trample on them and even turn on you and tear you to pieces.“So, […]

The evil of judging others

June 25, 2018 Monday 12 Week in Ordinary Time 1st Reading: 2 Kgs 17:5-8.13-15a.18 Gospel: Matthew 7:1-5 Jesus said to his disciples, “Do not judge and you will not be judged. In the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and the measure you use for others will be used for you. Why […]

Birth of John the Baptist

June 24, 2018 Sunday Nativity of John the Baptist 1st Reading: Isaiah 49:1-6 2nd Reading: Acts 13:22-26 Gospel: Luke 1:57-66, 80 When the time came for Elizabeth, she gave birth to a son. Her neighbors and relatives heard that the merciful Lord had done a wonderful thing for her and they rejoiced with her. When […]

Trusting God’s Providence

June 23, 2018 Saturday 11th Week in Ordinary Time 1st Reading: 2 Chr 24:17-25 Gospel: Matthew 6:24-34 No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money. “Therefore I tell […]

Treasures worth keeping

June 22, 2018 Friday 11th Week in Ordinary Time1st Reading: 2 Kgs 11:1-4.9-18.20 Gospel: Matthew 6:19-23 Jesus said to his disciples, “Do not store up treasure for yourself here on earth where moth and rust destroy it, and where thieves can steal it. Store up treasure for yourself with God, where no moth or rust […]

The Lord’s Prayer

June 21, 2018 Thursday 11th Week in Ordinary Time 1st Reading: Sir 48:1-14 Gospel: Matthew 6:7-15 Jesus said to his disciples, “When you pray, do not use a lot of words, as the pagans do, for they hold that the more they say, the more chance they have of being heard. Do not be like […]

Our heavenly reward

June 20, 2018 Wednesday 11th Week in Ordinary Time 1st Reading:2 Kgs 2: 1.6-14Gospel: Matthew 6:1-6, 16-18 Jesus said to his disciples, “Be careful not to make a show of your righteousness before people. If you do so, you do not gain anything from your Father in heaven. When you give something to the poor, […]

The power of God’s love

June 19, 2018 Tuesday 11th Week in Ordinary Time1st Reading: 1 Kgs 21:17-29 Gospel: Matthew 5:43-48 Jesus said to his disciples, “You have heard that it was said: Love your neighbor and do not do good to your enemy. But this I tell you: Love your enemies, and pray for those who persecute you, so […]

Conquering evil with love

June 18, 2018 Monday 11th Week in Ordinary Time 1st Reading: 1 Kgs 21:1-6 Gospel: Matthew 5:38-42 Jesus said to his disciples, “You have heard that it was said: An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth. But I tell you this: do not oppose evil with evil; if someone slaps you […]

Life parables

June 17, 2018 Sunday 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time 1st Reading: Ezk 17:22-24 2nd Reading: 2 Corinthians 5:6-10 Gospel: Mark 4:26-34 Jesus also said, “In the kingdom of God it is like this. A man scatters seed upon the soil. Whether he is asleep or awake, be it day or night, the seed sprouts and […]

Prohibition against swearing

June 16, 2018 Saturday, Ordinary Time 1st Reading: 1 Kgs 19:19-21 Gospel: Mt 5:33–37 Jesus said to his disciples, “You have also heard that people were told in the past: Do not break your oath; an oath sworn to the Lord must be kept. But I tell you this: do not take oaths. Do not […]

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