For That Is At the Heart of What Jesus Is Saying

Memorial of Saint Pius of Pietrelcina, Priest Lectionary: 450 Proverbs 21:1-6, 10-13 Psalm 119:1, 27, 30, 34, 35, 44 Luke 8:19-21 In our Catholic tradition we believe that Jesus was […]


I Believe We Know What Abilities We Have

Monday of the Twenty-fifth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 449 Proverbs 3:27-34 Psalm 15:2-3a, 3-bc-4ab, 5 Luke 8:16-18 In our first two readings today from Proverbs and Psalms we hear […]


The God Who Gives

Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 133 Isaiah 55:6-9  Psalm 145:2-3, 8-9, 17-18 Philippians 1:20c-24, 27a Matthew 20:1-16a The God Who Gives Both our First Reading and our Gospel for […]


The Field of Our Life

Memorial of Saint Andrew Kim Tae-gŏn, Priest, and  Paul Chŏng Ha-sang, and Companions, Martyrs Lectionary: 448 1 Corinthians 15:35-37, 42-49 Psalm 56:10c-12, 13-14 Luke 8:4-15 Today’s Gospel parable is a […]


With Jesus and For Jesus

Friday of the Twenty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 447 1 Corinthians 15:12-20  Psalm 17:1bcd, 6-7, 8b and 15 Luke 8:1-3 Today, similar to yesterday’s Gospel, Luke the evangelist writes […]


According to the Scriptures

Thursday of the Twenty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 446 1 Corinthians 15:1-11  Psalm 118:1b-2, 16ab-17, 28 Luke 7:36-50 As often as we open the Bible, we are likely to […]


Will Wisdom Be Vindicated In Our Age?

Wednesday of the Twenty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 445 1 Corinthians 12:31-13:13  Psalm 33:2-3, 4-5, 12 and 22 Luke 7:31-35 Love is a choice. Often, it is a difficult, […]

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