World Mission Sunday - October 21, 2018

Posted by Team Missio on Oct 16, 2018 12:38:11 PM

 

 

Imitating Jesus means putting self after concern for God’s will and the good of His people

Reflections on the readings for World Mission Sunday, the Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time  (October 21, 2018): IS 53:10-11; PS 33:4-5, 18-19, 20, 22; HEB 4:14-16; MK 10:35-45    

MISSIO offers “Preaching Mission,” as a homily help, providing connections to mission from the readings of Sundays, Feast Days and Holy Days. 

The incident in the Gospel for today must have been disturbing and disappointing to Jesus.

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Saints John de Brebeuf and Isaac Jogues, Priests, and Companions, Martyrs - October 19, 2018

Posted by Team Missio on Oct 16, 2018 12:30:41 PM

 

 

Honoring those who were martyred during their efforts to reveal Christ to the native people of Canada and New York

Reflections on the readings for the Memorial of Saints John de Brebeuf and Isaac Jogues, Priests, and Companions, Martyrs (October 19, 2018): EPH 1:11-14; PS 33:1-2, 4-5, 12-13; LK 12:1-7  

MISSIO offers “Preaching Mission,” as a homily help, providing connections to mission from the readings of Sundays, Feast Days and Holy Days. 

This is the feast of the North American Martyrs who laid down their lives in sharing the word of God with the native Canadian and American people.

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St. Luke - October 18, 2018

Posted by Team Missio on Oct 16, 2018 12:26:54 PM

 

 

St. Luke was a beloved physician, companion and writer about Christ and His Church

Reflections on the readings for the Feast of St. Luke, Evangelist  (October 18, 2018): 2 TM 4:10-17; PS 145:10-11, 12-13, 17-18; LK 10:1-9  

MISSIO offers “Preaching Mission,” as a homily help, providing connections to mission from the readings of Sundays, Feast Days and Holy Days. 

This is the feast of St. Luke, writer of two books of Scripture: a Gospel and the Acts of the Apostles. 

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St. Teresa of Jesus - October 15, 2018

Posted by Team Missio on Oct 9, 2018 4:38:47 PM

 

 

St. Teresa of Avila welcomed God’s plans to transform lives

Reflections on the readings for the Memorial of St. Teresa of Jesus, Virgin and Doctor of the Church (October 15, 2018): GAL 4:22-24, 26-27, 31— 5:1; PS 113:1-2, 3-4,5, 6-7; LK 11:29-32   

MISSIO offers “Preaching Mission,” as a homily help, providing connections to mission from the readings of Sundays, Feast Days and Holy Days. 

St. Teresa of Avila was born in 16th century Spain at the start of the Protestant Reformation. 

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28th Sunday in Ordinary Time - October 14, 2018

Posted by Team Missio on Oct 9, 2018 4:30:54 PM

 

 

One of the saddest stories in the Gospel has so much to teach us today

Reflections on the readings for the Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time (October 14, 2018): WIS 7:7-11; PS 90:12-13, 14-15, 16-17; HEB 4:12-13; MK 10:17-30  

MISSIO offers “Preaching Mission,” as a homily help, providing connections to mission from the readings of Sundays, Feast Days and Holy Days. 

Today’s Gospel recounts the story of a man who asks Jesus’ guidance.

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27th Sunday in Ordinary Time - October 7, 2018

Posted by Team Missio on Oct 2, 2018 5:58:34 PM

 

Joined together in loving service to God’s plan for our good

Reflections on the readings for the Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time (October 7, 2018): GN 2:18-24; PS 128:1-2, 3, 4-5, 6; HEB 2:9-11; MK 10:2-16 

MISSIO offers “Preaching Mission,” as a homily help, providing connections to mission from the readings of Sundays, Feast Days and Holy Days. 

In the liturgy for this Sunday, we hear about obstacles that interfere with our relationship with God and with each other.

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St. Francis of Assisi - October 4, 2018

Posted by Team Missio on Oct 2, 2018 5:54:16 PM

 

Francis emulated his beloved Lord, body, mind and spirit, influencing the Church and others around the world

Reflections on the readings for the Memorial of St. Francis of Assisi (October 4, 2018): JB 19:21-27; PS 27:7-8; 8-9; 13-14; LK 10:1-12

MISSIO offers “Preaching Mission,” as a homily help, providing connections to mission from the readings of Sundays, Feast Days and Holy Days. 

For almost 800 years Christians around the world have loved and respected St. Francis of Assisi.

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Guardian Angels - October 2, 2018

Posted by Team Missio on Sep 24, 2018 1:50:10 PM

 

Today we honor our heavenly protectors and guides

Reflections on the readings for the Memorial of the Guardian Angels (October 2, 2018): JB 3:1-3, 11-17, 20-23; PS 88:2-3, 4-5, 6, 7-8; MT 18:1-5, 10 

MISSIO offers “Preaching Mission,” as a homily help, providing connections to mission from the readings of Sundays, Feast Days and Holy Days. 

Today we salute those heavenly spirits who accompany us throughout life to intercede for us and protect us from evil.

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St. Thérèse of Lisieux - October 1, 2018

Posted by Team Missio on Sep 24, 2018 1:47:13 PM

 

The Little Way of the Little Flower has helped people around the world walk in the steps of Christ

Reflections on the readings for the Memorial of St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus (October 1, 2018): JB 1:6-22; PS 17:1,2-3,6-7; LK 9:46-50   

MISSIO offers “Preaching Mission,” as a homily help, providing connections to mission from the readings of Sundays, Feast Days and Holy Days. 

Today we celebrate one of the best known and loved of all saints: St. Thérèse of Lisieux, the Little Flower.

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26th Sunday in Ordinary Time - September 30, 2018

Posted by Team Missio on Sep 24, 2018 1:41:49 PM

 

We have to love and honor one another, whatever our spiritual beliefs

Reflections on the readings for the Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time (September 30, 2018): NM 11:25-29; PS 19:8,10,12-13,14; JAS 5:1-6; MK 9:38-43,45,47-48  

MISSIO offers “Preaching Mission,” as a homily help, providing connections to mission from the readings of Sundays, Feast Days and Holy Days. 

In the Gospel for today, Jesus shares several essential points about what it really means to be His disciple.

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