Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary ~ August 15, 2022

Posted by Team Missio on Aug 9, 2022 3:00:02 PM

 

On this Solemnity we honor the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary into heaven, body and soul

Reflections on the readings for the Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (August 15, 2022): REV 11:19;12:1-6,10; PS 45:10,11,12,16; 1 COR 15:20-27; LK 1:39-56

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.

Just as our Lord is in heaven, body and soul, so is the Blessed Virgin Mary. Of all of God’s children, she is most worthy to have received this sacred gift because of her dedication and service...

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

Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time ~ August 14, 2022

Posted by Team Missio on Aug 9, 2022 2:49:49 PM

 

“The Lord heard my cry. He drew me out of the pit of destruction, out of the mud of the swamp; He set my feet upon a crag; He made firm my steps.” (Psalm 40:3)

Reflections on the readings for the Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time (August 14, 2022): JER 38:4-6,8-10; PS 40:2,3,4,18; HEB 12:1-4; LK 12:49-53

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.

"You are my help and deliverer; O my God, hold not back!" (Psalm 40:18)

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Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time ~ August 7, 2022

Posted by Team Missio on Aug 2, 2022 2:07:10 PM

 

Pay Attention! Be prepared! This is the core of today’s Gospel reading.

Reflections on the readings for the Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (August 7, 2022): WIS 18:6-9; PS 33:1,12,18-19,20-22; HEB 11:1-2,8-19; LK 12:32-48

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.

Jesus calls on us to be vigilant as well as faithful in the way we spend our time. We cannot know our last day or the last day of the world. 

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

Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord ~ August 6, 2022

Posted by Team Missio on Aug 2, 2022 1:33:37 PM

 

“The Lord is king; let the earth rejoice. …The heavens proclaim His justice, and all people see His glory...

Reflections on the readings for the Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord (August 6, 2022): DN 7:9-10,13-14; PS 97:1-2,5-6,9; 2PT 1:16-19; LK 9:28:36

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.

Because You, O Lord, are the Most High over all the earth.” (Psalm 97:1,6,9) 

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

Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time ~ July 31, 2022

Posted by Team Missio on Jul 26, 2022 5:22:06 PM

 

Jesus Christ wants us to know that the things of the world we so often desire, choose, and treasure are not at all what matter to God or, ultimately, to our immortal souls

Reflections on the readings for the Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (July 31, 2022): 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

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.

‘What matters to us? Is it treasure that is human or divine? Is it the treasure that comes from grasping things for our own benefit here and now? 

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Memorial of Ss. Martha, Mary, and Lazarus ~ July 29, 2022

Posted by Team Missio on Jul 26, 2022 4:53:34 PM

 

“But I pray to You, O Lord, for the time of Your favor, O God! In your great kindness answer me with Your constant help.” (Psalm 69:14)

Reflections on the readings for the Memorial of Ss. Martha, Mary, and Lazarus (July 29, 2022): JER 26:1-9; PS 69:5,8-9,14; JN 11:19-27

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.

‘I am the resurrection and the life; whoever believes in Me, even if he dies, will live, and anyone who lives and believes in me will never die.’ (John 11:23-26).

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

Feast of St. James, Apostle ~ July 25, 2022

Posted by Team Missio on Jul 20, 2022 2:31:06 PM

 

St. James, known as the Greater, accompanied Jesus for some significant experiences shared only with his brother St. John and with St. Peter

Reflections on the readings for the Feast of St. James (July 25, 2022): 2 COR 4:7-15; PS 126:1-2,2-3,4-5,6; MT 20:20-28

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.

By tradition, St. James is thought to have journeyed to Spain as a missionary...

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

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time ~ July 24, 2022

Posted by Team Missio on Jul 20, 2022 2:21:34 PM

 

In the readings for this Sunday we consider God’s mercy as well as His justice...

Reflections on the readings for the Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (July 24, 2022): GN 18:20-32; PS 138:1-2,2-3,6-7,7-8;COL 2:12-14; LK 11:1-13

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.

We also meditate on the meaning of prayer in our lives -- and how it can nourish our relationship with Him.

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Feast of St. Mary Magdalene ~ July 22, 2022

Posted by Team Missio on Jul 20, 2022 12:16:08 PM

 

“Jesus said to her … ‘Go to My brothers and tell them, I am going to My Father and your Father, to My God and your God.’

Reflections on the readings for the Feast of St. Mary Magdalene (July 22, 2022): SGS 3:1-4; PS 63:2,3-4,5-6,8-9; JN 20:1-2,11-18

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.

Mary of Magdala went and announced to the disciples, “I have seen the Lord,” and what he told her. (John 20:17-18)

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Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time ~ July 17, 2022

Posted by Team Missio on Jul 13, 2022 10:00:00 AM

 

The Old Testament and Gospel readings tell us about hospitality, about opening ourselves to serving God and others

Reflections on the readings for the Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (July 17, 2022): GN 18:1-10a; PS 15:2-3, 3-4, 5; COL 1:24-28; LK 10:38-42

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.

From St. Paul we also hear about the importance of sharing the gift of faith.

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

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