World Mission Sunday - October 20, 2019

Posted by Team Missio on Oct 14, 2019 12:49:42 PM



Remaining steadfast in belief, sharing our commitment to the Lord… 

Reflections on the readings for the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time ~ World Mission Sunday (October 20, 2019): EX 17:8-13; PS 121:1-2,3-4,5-6,7-8; 2 TM 3:14-4:2; LK 18:1-8

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

The necessity for real perseverance in living out various aspects of our faith is expressed throughout today’s liturgy.

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Topics: homily helps, World Mission Sunday, one Sunday for the whole world, prayer, sacrifice

SS. John de Brebeuf and Isaac Jogues, and Companions - October 19, 2019

Posted by Team Missio on Oct 14, 2019 12:45:55 PM


They introduced others to Christ despite the dangers...  

Reflections on the readings for the Memorial of SS. John de Brebeuf and Isaac Jogues, and companions (October 19, 2019): 2 COR 4:7-15; PS 126:1-2,2-3,4-5,6; MT 28:16-20

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

Six French Jesuit priests and two lay missionaries who worked with them were martyred in the 1640s and are collectively honored as the North American Martyrs.

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Topics: homily helps, St. Isaac Jogues, St. John de Brebeuf, North American martyrs

St. Luke - October 18, 2019

Posted by Team Missio on Oct 14, 2019 12:41:02 PM


Showing the compassion of our Redeemer 

Reflections on the readings for the Memorial of St. Luke (October 18, 2019): 2 TM 4:10-17; PS 145:1-11,12-13,17-18; 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. 

Today we remember St. Luke, author of one of the Gospels and of the Acts of the Apostles. He is the only one of the four writers of the Good News who was a Gentile.

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Topics: homily helps, saints, St. Luke, Gospel of Mercy

St. Teresa of Avila - October 15, 2019

Posted by Team Missio on Oct 14, 2019 12:02:58 PM


How to be a great reformer... 

Reflections on the readings for the Memorial of St. Teresa of Jesus (October 15, 2019): ROM 6:22-27; PS 19:8,9,10,11; JN 15:1-8

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 lived and died in the 16th century, a time of great religious and political turmoil.

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Topics: homily helps, St. Teresa of Avila, saints

28th Sunday in Ordinary Time - October 13, 2019

Posted by Team Missio on Oct 7, 2019 5:22:41 PM


Healed – and saved – through faith and gratitude 

Reflections on the readings for the 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time (October 13, 2019): 2 KGS 5:14-17; PS 96:1,2-3,3-4; 2 TM 2:8-13; LK 17:11-19

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 this Sunday recounts one of Jesus’ best-known miracles, the cleansing of 10 lepers.

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Topics: homily helps

Our Lady of the Rosary - October 7, 2019

Posted by Team Missio on Sep 30, 2019 3:22:45 PM


Ready to teach us about her Son...

Reflections on the readings for the Memorial of Our Lady of the Rosary (October 7, 2019): Acts 1:12-14; LK 1:46-47,48-49,50-51,52-53,54-55; LK 1:26-38

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 of Luke today, we recall our first encounter with the young Jewish woman named Mary.

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Topics: world mission rosary, rosary, homily helps

27th Sunday in Ordinary Time - October 6, 2019

Posted by Team Missio on Sep 30, 2019 3:19:09 PM


Humbly offering the treasure of our faith… 

Reflections on the readings for the 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time (October 6, 2019): HAB 1:2-3;2:2-4; PS 95:1-2,6-7,8-9; 2 TIM 1:6-8,13-14; LK 17:5-10

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

The Apostles, who had left their former way of life behind in order to follow Jesus, still had a hard time understanding all He told them – and all He expected of them.

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Topics: homily helps

St. Francis of Assisi - October 4, 2019

Posted by Team Missio on Sep 30, 2019 3:16:51 PM


Emulating Jesus in all he did... 

Reflections on the readings for the Memorial of St. Francis of Assisi (October 4, 2019): GAL 6:14-18; PS 16:1-2,5,7-8,11; MT 11:25-30

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

Francis of Assisi is one of the most revered saints, not only among Catholics and other Christians, but also among those who appreciate his commitment to walking simply and sincerely in the footsteps of Jesus.

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Topics: St. Francis of Assisi, homily helps

Guardian Angels - October 2, 2019

Posted by Team Missio on Sep 30, 2019 3:09:45 PM


A wonderful gift from God...

Reflections on the readings for the Memorial of the Holy Guardian Angels (October 2, 2019): Ex 23:20-23; PS 91:1-2,3-4,4-6,10-11; 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. 

Angels are spiritual beings who praise and glorify God and who serve as His messengers to His people on earth. God also provides us with angels as our own unique guardians and it is these we honor on this feast day.

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Topics: angels, guardian angels, homily helps

St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus [Lisieux] - October 1, 2019

Posted by Team Missio on Sep 30, 2019 3:04:24 PM


Simply doing God's will, being what God wants us to be 

Reflections on the readings for the Memorial of St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus [Lisieux] (October 1, 2019): IS 66:10-14; PS 131: 1,2,3; MT 18:1-4

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 the memorial of the Little Flower. That is the name given to St. Thérèse of Lisieux, one of the world’s most beloved saints.

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Topics: St. Therese of Lisieux, St. Therese of the Child Jesus, The Little Flower, homily helps

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