Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary ~ December 8, 2021

Posted by Team Missio on Dec 1, 2021 11:37:01 AM

 

“All the ends of the earth have seen the salvation by our God. Sing joyfully to the Lord, all you lands; break into song; sing praise.” (Psalm 98:3-4)

Reflections on the readings for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary (December 8, 2021): GN 3:9-15,20; PS 98:1,2-3,3-4; EPH 1:3-6,11-12; LK 1:26-38

MISSIO offers “Mission In Scripture” to nurture a missionary heart, providing reflections on the missionary themes in the readings of Sundays, Feast Days and Holy Days.

Today’s Gospel introduces her on the day God’s messenger Gabriel announces that the Almighty has chosen her to bear the long-awaited Messiah.

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Topics: Scripture reflection, Ordinary Time, God's grace, Faith

Second Sunday of Advent ~ December 5, 2021

Posted by Team Missio on Dec 1, 2021 11:21:23 AM

 

“God is leading Israel in joy by the light of His glory, with His mercy and justice for company.” (Baruch 5:9)

Reflections on the readings for the Second Sunday of Advent (December 5, 2021): BAR 5:1-9; PS 126:1-2,2-3,4-5,6; PHIL 1:4-6,8-11; LK 3:1-6

MISSIO offers “Mission In Scripture” to nurture a missionary heart, providing reflections on the missionary themes in the readings of Sundays, Feast Days and Holy Days.

Doing what is good, right, and just will open the gate of heaven for us through the death of Jesus. But we will first experience our own share...

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Topics: Scripture reflection, Ordinary Time, God's grace, Faith

Memorial of St. Francis Xavier, Priest ~ December 3, 2021

Posted by Team Missio on Dec 1, 2021 11:11:28 AM

 

St. Francis Xavier, patron of missions, shared message of salvation

Reflections on the readings for the Memorial of St. Francis Xavier (December 3, 2021): IS 29:17-24; PS 27:1,4,13-14; MT 9:27-31

MISSIO offers “Mission In Scripture” to nurture a missionary heart, providing reflections on the missionary themes in the readings of Sundays, Feast Days and Holy Days.

His dedication to sharing the word of God was based on his own commitment to Christ and the Church.

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Topics: Scripture reflection, Ordinary Time, God's grace, Faith

First Sunday of Advent ~ November 28, 2021

Posted by Team Missio on Nov 24, 2021 10:32:10 AM

 

On this First Sunday of the Advent season we can prepare for the coming of Christ by contemplating His love

Reflections on the readings for the First Sunday of Advent (November 28, 2021): JER 33:14-16; PS 25:4-5,8-9,10,14; I THES 3:12—4:2; LK 21:25-28,34-36

MISSIO offers “Mission In Scripture” to nurture a missionary heart, providing reflections on the missionary themes in the readings of Sundays, Feast Days and Holy Days.

Advent calls us to persevere. We must not let ourselves grow lukewarm in living our faith in Christ.

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Topics: Scripture reflection, Ordinary Time, God's grace, Faith

Thanksgiving Day ~ November 25, 2021

Posted by Team Missio on Nov 24, 2021 10:17:24 AM

 

"And now, bless the God of all, who has done wondrous things on earth..." (Sirach 50:22)

Reflections on the readings for Thanksgiving Day (November 25, 2021): SIR 50:22-24; PS 145:2-3,4-5,6-7,8-9,10-11; 1 COR 1:3-9; LK 17:11-19

MISSIO offers “Mission In Scripture” to nurture a missionary heart, providing reflections on the missionary themes in the readings of Sundays, Feast Days and Holy Days.

Most of us probably think that we are both grateful and generous persons. If we truly are, then we are dear to God’s heart. If we recognize God’s gifts to us as well as seeing the good that others share with us, we cannot help growing closer to Him.

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Topics: Scripture reflection, Ordinary Time, God's grace, Faith

The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe ~ November 21, 2021

Posted by Team Missio on Nov 17, 2021 10:51:26 AM

 

Today we venerate Jesus Christ our Savior, the King of the whole Universe

Reflections on the readings for The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe (November 21, 2021): DN 7:13-14; PS 93:1,1-2,5; RV 1:5-8; JN 18:33-37

MISSIO offers “Mission In Scripture” to nurture a missionary heart, providing reflections on the missionary themes in the readings of Sundays, Feast Days and Holy Days.

Embracing Jesus as our King means appreciating He died for His people of every nation and generation.

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Topics: Scripture reflection, Ordinary Time, God's grace, Faith

Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time ~ November 14, 2021

Posted by Team Missio on Nov 10, 2021 10:08:13 AM

 

"But those with insight shall shine brightly like the splendor of the firmament..." (Daniel 12:3)

Reflections on the readings for the Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time (November 14, 2021): DN 12:1-3; PS 16:5,8,9-10,11; HEB 10:11-14,18; MK 13:24-32

MISSIO offers “Mission In Scripture” to nurture a missionary heart, providing reflections on the missionary themes in the readings of Sundays, Feast Days and Holy Days.

If we believe in Christ as our Savior and make a heartfelt effort to do what He asks of us, we can trust that He will call us to Himself.

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Topics: Scripture reflection, Ordinary Time, God's grace, Faith

Memorial of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, Virgin ~ November 13, 2021

Posted by Team Missio on Nov 10, 2021 9:39:35 AM

 

The Church’s patron of immigrants, St. Frances Xavier Cabrini   

Reflections on the readings for the Memorial of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini (November 13, 2021): WIS 18:14-16;19:6-9; PS 105:2-3,36-37,42-43; LK 18:1-8

MISSIO offers “Mission In Scripture” to nurture a missionary heart, providing reflections on the missionary themes in the readings of Sundays, Feast Days and Holy Days.

As a true missionary, Mother Cabrini was deeply concerned for both the material and spiritual well-being of all, especially those in need or trouble.

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Topics: Scripture reflection, Ordinary Time, God's grace, Faith

Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time ~ November 7, 2021

Posted by Team Missio on Nov 3, 2021 10:53:39 AM

 

Offering ourselves to God without holding back – becoming the sacrifice we make through love 

Reflections on the readings for the Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time (November 7, 2021): 1 KGS 17:10-16; PS 146:7,8-9,9-10; HEB 9:24-28; MK 12:38-44 

MISSIO offers “Mission In Scripture” to nurture a missionary heart, providing reflections on the missionary themes in the readings of Sundays, Feast Days and Holy Days.

Sin and death no longer have power over us as long as we entrust ourselves to our King.

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Topics: Scripture reflection, Ordinary Time, God's grace, Faith

Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed ~ November 2, 2021

Posted by Team Missio on Oct 27, 2021 11:26:17 AM

 

"The souls of the righteous are in the hand of God, and no torment shall touch them." (Wisdom 3:1)

Reflections on the readings for the Commemoration of all the Faithful Departed (November 2, 2021): WIS 3:1-9; PS 23:1-3,3-4,5,6; ROM 5:5-11; JN 6:37-40

MISSIO offers “Mission In Scripture” to nurture a missionary heart, providing reflections on the missionary themes in the readings of Sundays, Feast Days and Holy Days.

NHope does not disappoint. We have the chance today and tomorrow and as many days as God gives us to praise and serve Him...

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Topics: Scripture reflection, Ordinary Time, God's grace, Faith

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