Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary ~ May 31, 2022

Posted by Team Missio on May 25, 2022 10:45:15 AM

This feast recalls the lovely and significant visit that took place between the Blessed Virgin Mary and her cousin St. Elizabeth

Reflections on the readings for the Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (May 31, 2022): ZEP 3:14-18; IS 12:2-3,4,5-6;LK 1:39-56

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

And Mary said: “My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord.” (Luke 1:46)

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Seventh Sunday of Easter ~ May 29, 2022

Posted by Team Missio on May 25, 2022 10:05:53 AM

In today’s Gospel reading we listen to Christ pray to the Father for the sake of all who believe in Him

Reflections on the readings for the Seventh Sunday of Easter (May 29, 2022): ACTS 7:55-60; PS 97:1-2,6-7,9; REV 22:12-14,16-17,20; JN 17:20-26

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

Both as a Church and as individuals, we are joined with Christ and enjoy the same divine love. If this seems overwhelming, it should be.

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The Ascension of the Lord ~ May 26, 2022

Posted by Team Missio on May 25, 2022 9:48:31 AM

“For God is king over all the earth; sing hymns of praise.” (Psalm 47:8)

Reflections on the readings for the Ascension of the Lord (May 26, 2022): ACTS 1:1-11; PS 47:2-3,6-7,8-9; EPH 1:17-23; LK 24:46-53

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

As we hear in the second reading today, Christ was the Head and all who believed in Him were His Body. Yet only through the Spirit could all things come to fruition...

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Sixth Sunday of Easter ~ May 22, 2022

Posted by Team Missio on May 17, 2022 1:00:30 PM

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Today’s Gospel calls us to hear what Jesus told His Apostles about the actions of the Blessed Trinity

Reflections on the readings for the Sixth Sunday of Easter (May 22, 2022): ACTS 15:1-2, 22-29; PS 67:2-3,5,6,8; REV 21:10-14,22-23; JN 14:23-29

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

"Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give it to you. Do not let your hearts be troubled or afraid." (John 14:27)

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Fifth Sunday of Easter ~ May 15, 2022

Posted by Team Missio on May 10, 2022 11:37:11 AM

Your reign is a reign for all ages, your dominion for all generations...” (Psalm 145:13)

Reflections on the readings for the Fifth Sunday of Easter (May 15, 2022): ACTS 14:21-27; PS 145:8-9,10-11,12-13; REV 21:1-5; JN 13:31-33, 34-35

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

Jesus does not want us to love others with our own love, but with His divine love. At the Last Supper, He tells His Apostles that He expects them to love one another as He loves them...

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Feast of St. Matthias, Apostle ~ May 14, 2022

Posted by Team Missio on May 10, 2022 11:36:12 AM

Today we remember St. Matthias, the “new” twelfth Apostle who chosen to replace Judas and minister to God’s people

Reflections on the readings for the Feast of St. Matthias (May 14, 2022): ACTS 1:15-17,20-26; PS 113:1-2,3-4,5-6,7-8; JN 15:9-17

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

“This is my commandment: love one another as I love you. No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” (John 15: 12-13)

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Fourth Sunday of Easter ~ May 8, 2022

Posted by Team Missio on May 3, 2022 1:34:24 PM

On this Good Shepherd Sunday, let us thank our Lord for caring for us, tending to our wants, and keeping us close to Him

Reflections on the readings for the Fourth Sunday of Easter (May 8, 2022): ACTS 13:14,43-52; PS 100:1-2,3,5; REV 7:9,14-17; JN 10:27-30

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

For Christ, the Good Shepherd, each of us matters very deeply to Him. He makes every effort to keep us from straying from Him.

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Feast of Ss. Philip and James, Apostles ~ May 3, 2022

Posted by Team Missio on Apr 27, 2022 9:26:09 AM

These two Apostles remind us that all who follow Christ are called to share our faith with those who do not yet know His mercy

Reflections on the readings for the Feast of Ss. Philip and James (May 3, 2022): 1 COR 15:1-8; PS 19:2-3,4-5; JN 14:6-14

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

Like the others, Ss. Philip and James gave themselves completely to be His disciples.

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Third Sunday of Easter ~ May 1, 2022

Posted by Team Missio on Apr 27, 2022 9:21:14 AM

Our Lord has another encounter with His disciples after His Resurrection and...

Reflections on the readings for the Third Sunday of Easter (May 1, 2022): Acts 5:27-32,40-41; PS 30:2,4,5-6,11-12,13; REV 5:11-14; JN 21:1-19

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

all of them -- particularly Peter -- learn that following Christ in faith and love can demand everything.

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Feast of St. Mark, Evangelist ~ April 25, 2022

Posted by Team Missio on Apr 20, 2022 9:00:00 AM

Today we honor St. Mark the Evangelist, writer of what is probably the earliest of the four Gospels.

Reflections on the readings for Feast of St. Mark (April 25, 2022): 1 PT 5:5-14; PS 89:2-3,6-7,16-17; MK 16:15-20

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

The Jesus we meet through Mark is both a servant and a Messiah. He preaches, often through parables, about the kingdom of God. He also heals the suffering and performs other miracles.

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