St. Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist - September 21, 2019

Posted by Team Missio on Sep 16, 2019 1:14:42 PM


'Follow Me'...  

Reflections on the readings for the Feast of St. Matthew (September 21, 2019): EPH 4:1-7,11-13; PS 19:2-3,4-5; MT 9:9-13

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

“As Jesus passed by, He saw a man named Matthew sitting at the customs post. He said to him, ‘Follow Me.’ And he got up and followed Him” (Matthew 9:9).

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24th Sunday in Ordinary Time - September 15, 2019

Posted by Team Missio on Sep 9, 2019 2:47:53 PM


One way or another, we have all been lost and have yearned for God to find us  

Reflections on the readings for the 24th Sunday in Ordinary time (September 15, 2019): EX 32:7-11,13-14; PS 51:3-4,12-13,17,19; 1 TM 1:12-17; LK 15:1-32

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

All of the liturgical readings for today concentrate on the gift of God’s mercy.

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Exaltation of the Cross - September 14, 2019

Posted by Team Missio on Sep 9, 2019 2:44:26 PM


Christ sacrificed Himself completely so that we can know life everlasting  

Reflections on the readings for the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross (September 14, 2019): NM 21:4-9; PS 76: 1-2,34-35,36-37,38; JN 3:13-17

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

Today’s feast venerates the death of Christ on the cross for the salvation of all people as well as the cross itself.

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23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time - September 8, 2019

Posted by Team Missio on Sep 3, 2019 6:55:04 PM


Christ has called us to be His disciples. What is our response?  

Reflections on the readings for the Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time (September 8, 2019): WIS 9:13-18; PS 90:3-4,5-6,12-13,14,17; PHMN 9-10,12-17; LK 14:25-33

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

The passionate message Jesus shares with the crowd of people journeying with Him in the Gospel for this Sunday is difficult, even confusing. 

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22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time - September 1, 2019

Posted by Team Missio on Aug 26, 2019 1:38:35 PM


Christ invites us to treat each other the way He does – with generosity, openness and respect 

Reflections on the readings for the Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time (September 1, 2019): SIR 3:17-18,20,28-29; PS 68:4-5,6-7,10-11; HEB 12:18-19,22-24; LK 14:1,7-14

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 reading, we hear Jesus tell a parable while dining at the home of a leading Pharisee.

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Passion of John the Baptist - August 29, 2019

Posted by Team Missio on Aug 26, 2019 1:35:09 PM


The price of serving God was high – but he never held back... 

Reflections on the readings for the Memorial of the Passion of St. John the Baptist (August 29, 2019): 1 THES 3:7-13; PS 90:3-5,12-13,14,17; MK 6:17-29

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

The illicit marriage of Herod Antipas and Herodias ultimately led to the martyrdom of St. John the Baptist.

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21st Sunday in Ordinary Time - August 25, 2019

Posted by Team Missio on Aug 19, 2019 4:25:23 PM


Will our Lord know who we are when we knock on His door?

Reflections on the readings for the Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time (August 25, 2019): IS 66:18-21; PS 117:1,2; HEB 12:5-7,11-13; LK 13:22-30

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

The Gospel for today forces us to confront some uncomfortable truths.

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Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary - August 22, 2019

Posted by Team Missio on Aug 19, 2019 4:19:02 PM


Queen of Heaven, rejoice, Alleluia!

Reflections on the readings for the Memorial of the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary (August 22, 2019): JGS 11:29-39; PS 40:5,7-8,8-9,10; MT 22:1-14

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 octave day of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin, and we now celebrate the Queenship of Mary.

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20th Sunday in Ordinary Time - August 18, 2019

Posted by Team Missio on Aug 12, 2019 3:33:40 PM


Just as Christ suffered for us, we must be willing to do the same as we share our belief in Him

Reflections on the readings for the Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time (August 18, 2019): JER 38:4-6,8-10; PS 40:2,3,4,18; HEB 12:1-4; LK 12:49-53

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

The Gospel passage for today shows one of those difficult occasions when Jesus is not speaking about forgiveness and mercy.

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Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary - August 15, 2019

Posted by Team Missio on Aug 12, 2019 3:30:31 PM


Almighty God called His precious daughter to Himself, in both soul and body

Reflections on the readings for the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (August 15, 2019): RV 11:19;12:1-6,10; PS 45:10,11,12,16; 1 COR 15:20-27; LK 1:39-56

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

In the Book of Revelation written by St. John, there is a vivid description of a vision that is often associated with the Blessed Virgin Mary.

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