October 18, 2021Ordinary Time Today’s Readings: Sirach 38:1-4, 6-10,12-14 Psalm 147 2 Timothy 4:5-13 Luke 4:14-21 Luke: artist, physician, and ‘bringer of light’ Invitatory Alleluia. The Lord is glorious in his saints: Come, let us adore him. Alleluia. Hymn: “Sing with all the saints in glory” The Collect Almighty God, who inspired your servant LukeContinue reading “Feast of St. Luke the Evangelist”
September 29, 2021Ordinary Time Today’s Readings: Gen 28:10-17 🔹️ Psalm 103:19-22 🔹️ Rev 12:7-12 🔹️ John 1:47-51 🔹️ “The Angels Will Deliver Us” by Origen of Alexandria Evocation The Lord commands his angels to keep you in all your ways. Give thanks to the Lord, all his angels, mighty in power, who fulfill his command and heed the voice of his word. Give thanks toContinue reading “Feast of St. Michael and All Angels”
September 21, 2021Ordinary Time Today’s Readings: Proverbs 3:1-6 / Psalm 119:33-40 / 2 Timothy 3:14-17 / Matthew 9:9-13 / Reflection: St. Matthew answered Christ’s call Evocation Alleluia, alleluia. I do not call you servants but friends, because I have made known to you everything that I have heard from my Father. John 15.15 The Collect We thank you, heavenly Father,Continue reading “Feast of St. Matthew the Evangelist”
September 14, 2021Ordinary Time Today’s Readings: Isaiah 45:21-25 / Psalm 98 / Galatians 6:14-18 / John 12:31-36a / Reflection: The Story of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross Evocation Be exalted, O LORD, in your might;* we will sing and praise your power. Psalm 21:14 The Collect Almighty God, whose Son our Savior Jesus Christ wasContinue reading “The Exaltation of the Cross”
August 24, 2021Ordinary Time Today’s Readings: Deuteronomy 18:15-18 / Psalm 91 / 1 Corinthians 4:9-15 / Luke 22:24-30 / Reflection: Bartholomew, one of the “foundation stones” Evocation We run the race set before us, surrounded by a great cloud of witnesses. Therefore let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which clings so closely,Continue reading “Feast of St. Bartholomew the Apostle”
O come let us worship the King of kings.
* This day was His Mother taken to the heavens above.
O come let us worship the King.
The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who lived in a land of deep darkness – on them light has shined.
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”
July 22, 2021Ordinary Time Today’s Readings: Judith 9:1,11-14 / Psalm 42:1-7 / 2 Corinthians 5:14-18 / John 20:11-18 / Reflection: The Life and Ministry of Mary of Magdala Evocation Alleluia, alleluia. Mary Magdalene announced to the disciples, ‘I have seen the Lord.’ Alleluia. Gospel Acclamation Mary, do not cling to me, for I have notContinue reading “The Feast of Mary Magdalene”
June 29, 2021Ordinary Time Today’s Readings: Ezekiel 34:11-16 / Psalm 87 / 2 Timothy 4:1-8 / John 21:15-19 / The Stories of Sts. Peter and Paul Evocation Alleluia, alleluia. I do not call you servants but friends, because I have made known to you everything that I have heard from my Father. John 15.15 TheContinue reading “Feast of Sts. Peter and Paul, Apostles”