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Stewards of creation

Monday, October 21, 2019 29th Week in Ordinary Time 1st Reading: Rom 4:20-25 Gospel: Luke 12:13-21 Someone in the crowd spoke to Jesus, “Master, tell my brother to share with me the family inheritance.” He replied, “My friend, who has appointed me as your judge or your attorney?” Then Jesus said to the people, “Be […]

Against the Holy Spirit

Saturday, October 19, 2019 28th Week in Ordinary Time 1st Reading: Rom 4: 13, 16- 18 Gospel: Lk 12:8-12 Jesus said to his disciples, “I tell you, whoever acknowledges me before people, the Son of Man will also acknowledge before the angels of God. But the one who denies me before others will be denied […]

Feast of St. Luke

Friday, October 18, 2019 Feast of Saint Luke, Evangelist First Reading: 2 Tim 4:9-17 Gospel Reading: Lk 10:1-9 The Lord appointed seventy-two other disciples and sent them two by two ahead of him to every town and place, where he himself was to go. And he said to them, “The harvest is rich, but the […]


Wednesday, October 16, 2019 28th Week in Ordinary Time 1st Reading: Rom 2: 1-11 Gospel: Lk 11:42-46 Jesus said, “A curse is on you, Pharisees; for the Temple you give a tenth of all, including mint and rue and the other herbs, but you neglect justice and the love of God. This ought to be […]

At the banquet of love

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 28TH Week in Ordinary Time First Reading: Rom 1:16-25 GOSPEL: Luke 11:37-41 As Jesus was speaking, a Pharisee invited him to dine at his house. He entered and reclined at table. Seeing this, the Pharisee was surprised that he had not first performed the ablution prescribed before eating. The Lord said […]

Grateful heart

Sunday, October 13, 2019 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading: 2 K 5:14-17 Second Reading: 2 Tim 2:8-13 Gospel Reading: Lk 17:11-19 On the way to Jerusalem, Jesus was passing along the border between Samaria and Galilee, and as he entered a village, ten lepers came to meet him. Keeping their distance, they called […]

Hearing and keeping the Word

Saturday, October 12, 2019 27th Week in Ordinary Time First Reading: Jl 4: 12- 21 Gospel Reading: Lk 11:27-28 As Jesus was speaking, a woman spoke from the crowd and said to him, “Blessed is the one who bore you and nursed you!” Jesus replied, “Surely blessed are those who hear the word of God […]

Stronger than ever

Friday, October 11, 2019 27th Week in Ordinary Time First Reading: Jl 1: 13-15, 2: 1-2 Gospel Reading Lk 11:15-26 As Jesus was casting out a devil some of the people said, “He drives out demons by the power of Beelzebul, the chief of the demons.” So others wanted to put him to the test […]

The Lord’s Prayer

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 27th Week in Ordinary Time First Reading: John 4: 1-11 Gospel Reading: Lk 11:1-4 One day Jesus was praying in a certain place and when he had finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples.” And Jesus said to them, […]

The better part

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 27th Week in Ordinary Time First Reading: John 3: 1-10 Gospel Reading: Lk 10:38-42 As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he entered a village and a woman called Martha welcomed him to her house. She had a sister named Mary who sat down at the Lord’s feet to […]

The Good Samaritan

Monday, October 07, 2019 27th Week in Ordinary Time Our Lady of the Rosary 1st Reading: Jon 1:1—2:1, 11 Gospel: Luke 10:25-37 A teacher of the Law came and began putting Jesus to the test. And he said, “Master, what shall I do to receive eternal life?” Jesus replied, “What is written in the Scripture? […]

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