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

Posted by Team Missio on Aug 9, 2022 2:55:29 PM

“A great sign appeared in the sky, a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars.” (Revelation 12:1)

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 

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There can be no doubt of the extraordinary role that Mary has played in serving God’s desire for the everlasting welfare of His precious children.   

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Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time ~ August 14, 2022

Posted by Team Missio on Aug 9, 2022 2:43:28 PM

We call Jesus the Prince of Peace,...

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

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but today He says that He is actually bringing disharmony into the world, even within families.   

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Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time ~ August 7, 2022

Posted by Team Missio on Aug 2, 2022 1:40:48 PM

“Faith is the realization of what is hoped for and the evidence of things not seen. Because of it the ancients were well attested. …

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

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By faith Abraham …sojourned in the promised land as in a foreign country, dwelling in tents with Isaac and Jacob... All these died in faith. They did not receive what had been promised but saw it and greeted it from afar. ” (Hebrews 11:1-2,8-9,13)

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

Posted by Team Missio on Aug 2, 2022 1:23:17 PM

While Christ teaches and prepares His disciples during His public ministry for the Kingdom of God,...

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

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He allows three of them to have a unique glimpse of Him in His glory.   

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Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time ~ July 31, 2022

Posted by Team Missio on Jul 26, 2022 5:06:54 PM

“Take care to guard against all greed, for though one may be rich, one’s life does not consist of possessions.” (Luke 12:15)

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 

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Only in union with Him can we keep trials and turmoil from entrapping us in pain and anxiety. There are other days when the daily-ness of routine can overwhelm us. Even with the best intentions we still struggle to be decent, kind, generous people.

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

Posted by Team Missio on Jul 26, 2022 4:27:42 PM

This day commemorates three siblings, Ss. Martha, Mary, and Lazarus...

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

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Who were good friends of Jesus and who welcomed Him into their home, sharing memorable encounters with Him.

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

Posted by Team Missio on Jul 20, 2022 2:25:02 PM

This feast honors St. James the Greater, one of the Apostles closest to Christ and the first of the Twelve to be martyred

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

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After Jesus died and rose from the tomb, after His Ascension, and after Pentecost, the Apostles went their various ways in order to fulfill their roles in spreading the Good News far and wide.

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Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time ~ July 24, 2022

Posted by Team Missio on Jul 20, 2022 2:18:10 PM

“Because of Your kindness and Your truth; for You have made great above all things your name and Your promise. When I called You answered me; You built up strength within me.” (Psalm 138:2-3)

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

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The Son of God wants us to understand that as His followers we have a special closeness with His Father. Indeed, through Jesus, we have been given the right to call Him Father, too.  

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Feast of St. Mary Magdalene ~ July 22, 2022

Posted by Team Missio on Jul 20, 2022 11:45:48 AM

On this feast day we celebrate the “Apostle to the Apostles,” St. Mary Magdalene, one of the most loyal and steadfast of Jesus disciples

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

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Jesus said to her, “Mary!” She turned and said to him in Hebrew, “Rabbouni,”* which means Teacher. (John 20:16)

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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 story of Martha’s conversation with Jesus and complaints about her sister Mary remind us to pay attention to all we do...

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

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We also need to make the best choices we can for ourselves and others affected by them. 

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