Feast of the Presentation of the Lord - February 2, 2021

Posted by Team Missio on Jan 26, 2021 4:08:12 PM

 

Consider the blessings that Christ brings into our lives each day  

Reflections on the readings for the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord  (February 2, 2021): MAL 3:1-4; PS 24:7,8,9,10; HEB 2:14-18; LK 2:22-40

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 are ultimately aiming for the fulfillment of God’s Kingdom where all will be revealed.  

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Topics: Scripture reflection, Lent, Easter, Resurrection

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time - January 31, 2021

Posted by Team Missio on Jan 26, 2021 1:05:59 PM

 

Letting people know God loved them... and wanted their love in return  

Reflections on the readings for the Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time (January 31, 2021): DT 18:15-20; PS 95:1-2,6-7,7-9; 1 COR 7:32-35; MK 1:21-28

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.

His concern for them – and for us, to love and care for others, especially those in greatest need...   

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Topics: Scripture reflection, Lent, Easter, Resurrection

Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul, Apostle - January 25, 2021

Posted by Team Missio on Jan 19, 2021 4:45:34 PM

 

Turn yourself over to God, and He will take you where you could never have imagined 

Reflections on the readings for the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul, Apostle (January 25, 2021): ACTS 22:3-16; MK 16:15-18 

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.

As missionary, evangelist, theologian, St. Paul gave all the rest of his days to the will of God...  

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Topics: Scripture reflection, Lent, Easter, Resurrection

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time - January 24, 2021

Posted by Team Missio on Jan 19, 2021 3:48:23 PM

 

By welcoming and sharing His love, we, too, will be His faithful followers  

Reflections on the readings for the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time (January 24, 2021): JON 3:1-5,10; PS 25:4-5,6-7,8-9; 1 COR 7:29-31; MK 1:14-20  

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.

Let us be willing to examine our lives and commit ourselves to all that God asks of us. We may need to turn away from certain habits and temptations...  

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Topics: Scripture reflection, Lent, Easter, Resurrection

Second Sunday of Ordinary Time - January 17, 2021

Posted by Team Missio on Jan 12, 2021 1:08:09 PM

 

How do we answer our Lord when He calls us?  

Reflections on the readings for the Second Sunday of Ordinary Time (January 17, 2021): 1 SM 3:3-10,19; PS 40:2,4,7-8,8-9,10; 1 COR 6:13-15,17-20; JN 1:35-42 

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.

We must allow our Lord to use us to point the way of Christ to those around us.  

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Topics: Scripture reflection, Lent, Easter, Resurrection

The Baptism of the Lord - January 10, 2021

Posted by Team Missio on Jan 5, 2021 4:49:03 PM

 

‘Let us love one another’ 

Reflections on the readings for the Baptism of the Lord (January 10, 2021): IS 42:1-4,6-7; PS 29:1-2,3-4,9-10; ACTS 10:34:38; MK 1:7-11 

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.

Today as we celebrate this day venerating the Baptism of the Lord, we need to see that the unfathomable love of God stretches through time and eternity.  

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Topics: Scripture reflection, Lent, Easter, Resurrection

Memorial of St. John Neumann, Bishop - January 5, 2021

Posted by Team Missio on Dec 30, 2020 9:13:45 AM

 

‘Let us love one another’ 

Reflections on the readings for the Memorial of St. John Neumann (January 5, 2021): 1 JN 4:7-10; PS 72:1-2,3-4,7-8; MK 6:34-44 

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.

Bishop Neumann did a great deal to support his people while working for peace...He was an excellent linguist and had outstanding administrative skills that he put to work in building new parishes including schools as part of his plans for the growth of his diocese.  

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Topics: Scripture reflection, Lent, Easter, Resurrection

Memorial of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, religious - January 4, 2021

Posted by Team Missio on Dec 30, 2020 9:07:17 AM

 

Honoring the patron saint of Catholic schools   

Reflections on the readings for the Memorial of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton (January 4, 2021): 1 JN 3:22-4:6; PS 1:7-8,1-12; MT 4:12-17,23-25  

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.

Mother Seton experienced many sufferings during her life includingpersonal sickness and the deaths of her husband and two children. But she gave herself totally to Christ, particularly in the Blessed Sacrament.  

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Topics: Scripture reflection, Lent, Easter, Resurrection

The Epiphany of the Lord - January 3, 2021

Posted by Team Missio on Dec 30, 2020 8:57:36 AM

 

We join with the wise men from the east to worship the Baby Jesus and recognize in Him our Lord and King  

Reflections on the readings for the Epiphany of the Lord (January 3, 2021): IS 60:1-6; PS 72:1-2,7-8,10-11,12-13; EPH 3:2-3,5-6; MT 2:1-12  

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.

The magi, possibly astrologers from the east, follow a star in order to revere him. And then these men show just wise they are. When they find the Holy Child with His mother in a stable, lying in a trough usually used to hold the food of animals, they kneel to worship Him.  

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Topics: Scripture reflection, Lent, Easter, Resurrection

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God - January 1, 2021

Posted by Team Missio on Dec 30, 2020 8:56:26 AM

 

Honoring the Blessed Mother, praying for peace... 

Reflections on the readings for the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God   (January 1, 2021): NM 6:22-27; PS 67:2-3,5,6,8; GAL 4:4-7; LK 2:16-21 

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.

As we start a new year, we pause to offer our gratitude His mother and ours. We enter this year with profound hope even as we acknowledge the suffering of brothers and sisters around the globe, perhaps including those near and dear to us.  

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Topics: Scripture reflection, Lent, Easter, Resurrection

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