23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time - September 8, 2019

Posted by Team Missio on Sep 3, 2019 6:50:21 PM

How to truly be wise...  

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 

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The Old Testament reading today reminds us of the value of true wisdom that comes from only from God.

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22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time - September 1, 2019

Posted by Team Missio on Aug 26, 2019 1:28:57 PM

Embrace humility without fear... 

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

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Humility is a prime point in the liturgical reading for today. 

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Passion of John the Baptist - August 29, 2019

Posted by Team Missio on Aug 26, 2019 1:23:41 PM

Confronting evil... 

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

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Even before his birth, John the Baptist was chosen by our heavenly Father to proclaim the coming of the Messiah.

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21st Sunday in Ordinary Time - August 25, 2019

Posted by Team Missio on Aug 19, 2019 4:13:03 PM

May our troubles lead us closer to God...

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

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No one goes through life without suffering of some kind.

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Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary - August 22, 2019

Posted by Team Missio on Aug 19, 2019 4:08:15 PM

We can ask Mary our Queen to lead us ever closer to her Son

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

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Today we venerate the Blessed Virgin as the Queen of heaven and earth.

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20th Sunday in Ordinary Time - August 18, 2019

Posted by Team Missio on Aug 12, 2019 3:22:21 PM

'Persevere in running the race that lies before us'

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

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Living the full life of a Christian calls for sacrifice and determination.

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Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary - August 15, 2019

Posted by Team Missio on Aug 12, 2019 3:14:19 PM

In honoring Mary’s Assumption, we also look forward to our own eternal life to come

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

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While the Scriptures do not mention the Assumption of Mary any more than they do her Immaculate Conception, it has long been accepted by Christians that the woman called to be the mother of God would be – should be – so singled out from the rest of humanity.

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19th Sunday in Ordinary Time - August 11, 2019

Posted by Team Missio on Aug 6, 2019 1:37:10 PM

Learning to rely on God

Reflections on the readings for the Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (August 11, 2019): WIS 18:8-9; PS 33:1,12,18-19,20-22; HEB 11:1-2,8-19; LK 12:32-48

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Faith is the essence of today’s liturgy.

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Transfiguration of the Lord - August 6, 2019

Posted by Team Missio on Jul 30, 2019 1:48:53 PM

The glory of God – and how we will eventually partake of that promise

Reflections on the readings for the Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord (August 6, 2019): DN 7:9-10,13-14; PS 97:1-2,5-6,9; 2PT 1:16-19; MK 9:2-10

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The liturgical readings for this feast of the Transfiguration show us Jesus as truly the Son of God.

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18th Sunday in Ordinary Time - August 4, 2019

Posted by Team Missio on Jul 30, 2019 1:39:29 PM

Clinging to the desire for heaven rather than earth

Reflections on the readings for the Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (August 4, 2019): ECC 1:2, 2:21-23; PS 90:3-4,5-6,12-13,14,17; COL 3:1-5,9-11; LK 12:13-21

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So often we allow ourselves to be overwhelmed by our past, and by our desire for what is worldly, instead of heavenly.

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