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As in the Days of Noah

November 16, 2018 Friday, 32nd Week in Ordinary Time 1st Reading: 2 Jn 4–9 Gospel: Lk 17:26–37 Jesus said to his disciples, “As it was in the days of Noah, so will it be on the day the Son of Man comes. Then people ate and drank; they took husbands and wives. But on the […]

The art of gratitude

November 14, 2018 Wednesday, 32nd Week in Ordinary Time St. Martin of Tours1st Reading: Tit 3:1–7 Gospel: 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 to him, “Jesus,Master, have […]

Christian renewal

Monday, November 12, 2018 32nd Week in Ordinary Time 1st Reading: Tt 1:1-9 Gospel: Luke 17:1-6 Jesus said to his disciples, “Scandals will ne-cessarily come and cause people to fall; but woe to the one who has brought it about. It would be better for that one to be thrown into the sea with a […]

Real treasure

November 10, 2018 Saturday 31st Week in Ordinary Time Leo the Great 1st Reading: Phil 4:10–19 Gospel: Luke 16:9-15 Jesus said to his disciples, “And so I tell you: use filthy money to make friends for yourselves, so that when it fails, these people may welcome you into the eternal homes.“Whoever can be trusted in […]

Destruction of the Temple

November 9, 2018 Friday 1st Reading: Ezk 47:1–2, 8–9, 122nd Reading: 1 Cor 3:9c–11, 16–17 Gospel: John 2:13-22 As the Passover of the Jews was at hand, Jesus went up to Jerusalem. In the Temple court he found merchants selling oxen, sheep and doves, and money-changers seated at their tables. Making a whip of cords, […]

The cost of following Christ

November 7, 2018 Wednesday 31st Week in Ordinary Time 1st Reading: Phil 2:12–18 Gospel: Luke 14:25-33 One day, when large crowds were walking along with Jesus, he turned and said to them, “If you come to me, without being ready to give up your love for your father and mother, your spouse and children, your […]

Refusing God’s invitation

November 6, 2018 Tuesday 31st Week in Ordinary Time 1st Reading: Phil 2:5–11 Gospel: Luke 14:15-24 One of those at the table said to Jesus, “Happy are those who eat at the banquet in the kingdom of God!”Jesus replied, “A man once gave a feast and invited many guests. When it was time for the […]

The poor’s rightful share

November 5, 2018 Monday 31st Week in Ordinary Time 1st Reading: Phil 2:1–4 Gospel: Luke 14:12-14 Jesus addressed the man who had invited him and said, “When you give a lunch or a dinner, don’t invite your friends, or your brothers and relatives and wealthy neighbors. For surely they will also invite you in return […]

The greatest of all commandments

November 4, 2018 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time 1st Reading: Deuteronomy 6:2-6 2nd Reading: Hebrews 7:23-28 Gospel: Mark 12:28-34 A teacher of the Law had been listening to this discussion and admired how Jesus answered them. So he came up and asked him, “Which commandment is the first of all?” Jesus answered, “The first is: […]

Greatness in being humble

November 3, 2018 Saturday 30th Week in Ordinary Time St. Martin de Porres 1st Reading: Phil 1:18b–26 Gospel: Luke 14:1, 7-11 One Sabbath Jesus had gone to eat a meal in the house of a leading Pharisee, and he was carefully watched.Jesus then told a parable to the guests, for he had noticed how they […]

All Souls Day

November 02, 2018 ALL SOULS First Reading: Wis 3;1-9 Second Reading: Rom 6:3-4, 8-9 Gospel Reading: Matthew 25:31-46 Jesus said to his disciples, “When the Son of Man comes in his glory with all his angels, he will sit on the throne of his Glory. All the nations will be brought before him, and as […]

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