November 18, 2021Ordinary Time Today’s Readings: Psalm 93, Your throne has been established Ezekiel 28:1-10, A king pretends to be God Acts 7:54—8:1a, The Son of God’s right hand Invitatory The Lord, the King of Confessors, * O come, let us worship. Opening Prayer May the everlasting God bless us this day May he saveContinue reading “November 18 Devotional (2021)”
October 26, 2021Ordinary Time Today’s Readings: 2 Kings 6:8-23 Acts 9:32-35 Mark 8:22-26 Invitatory The earth is the Lord’s for he made it: Come let us adore him. Opening Prayer O God, rescue all who sing praises to you as Three, and confess and sing to you as One with sacred hymns; who reigns forever.Continue reading “October 26 Devotional (2021)”
October 22, 2021Ordinary Time Today’s Readings: Acts 15:12-22a Psalm 1 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 Matthew 13:54-58 Reflection: The Legacy of St. James the Just Invitatory Alleluia. The Lord is glorious in his saints: Come, let us adore him. Alleluia. Evocation You are no longer strangers and sojourners, but fellow citizens with the saints and members ofContinue reading “Feast of St. James of Jerusalem”
September 24, 2021Ordinary Time Today’s Readings: Words Study: Swore and Burnt Offering / Deut 1:1-18 / Acts 12:20-25 Invitatory Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness: Come let us adore him. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, * and to the Holy Ghost. As it was in the beginning, is now, * and ever shall be, worldContinue reading “September 24 Devotional (2021)”
The law gives light.
“And the patriarchs, jealous of Joseph, sold him into Egypt; but God was with him…”
Joseph succeeded in awakening the consciences of those who had at one time sought to kill him…
And Stephen, full of grace and power, was doing great wonders and signs among the people… Then they secretly instigated men who said, “We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses and God.”
July 25, 2021Ordinary Time Today’s Readings: Psalm 7:1-10 / Acts 11:27–12:3 / Matthew 20:20-28 / Reflection: On the life and Ministry of James the Apostle NOTE: Because this feast falls on a Sunday this year, celebration of it has been moved to Monday, July 26, 2021. Opening Prayer O God, the source of light: ShedContinue reading “Feast of St. James the Elder”
Hear me cry, oh Lord… lead me to the rock that is higher than I.