Feast of St. Bartholomew, Apostle ~ August 24, 2022

Posted by Team Missio on Aug 23, 2022 7:30:22 PM

Jesus Himself spoke highly of St. Bartholomew, also known as Nathanael, calling him “a true child of Israel.” (John 1:47)

Reflections on the readings for the Feast of St. Bartholomew (August 24, 2022): REV 21:9-14; PS 145:10-11,12-13,17-18; JN 1:45-51

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The Church needs everyday saints, those of ordinary life carried out coherence; but she also needs those who … accept the grace to be witnesses to the end, unto death.

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Memorial of the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary ~ August 22, 2022

Posted by Team Missio on Aug 16, 2022 4:15:46 PM

Today we salute Mary, the Mother of God and our mother as well, under the beautiful title Queen of heaven and earth

Reflections on the readings for the Memorial of the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary (August 15, 2022): 2 Thes 1:1-5,11-12; PS 96:1-2,2-3,4-5; MT 23:13-22

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Accepting and honoring the Blessed Virgin Mary as Queen is dependent on her relationship with Jesus the Son of God and her Son through the power of the Holy Spirit.

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Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time ~ August 21, 2022

Posted by Team Missio on Aug 16, 2022 2:22:08 PM

“Thus says the Lord: I know their works and their thoughts, and I come to gather nations of every language; they shall come and see My glory.” (Isaiah 66:18)

Reflections on the readings for the Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time (August 21, 2022): IS 66:18-2; PS 117:1,2; HEB 12:5-7,11-13; LK 13:22-33

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

Only by putting our trust in Him, listening to all He says, observing all He does, and embracing all He endures, can we belong to Him.

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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

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

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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