Monthly Archives: October 2017

All Saints

The Solemnity of All Saints 2017 – Cycle A Revelation 7: 2-4, 9-14; Psalm 24; 1 John 3:1-3; Matthew 5:1-12 Have you considered that when we contemplate the saints, we are looking at a finished product? Before Francis became “Saint … Continue reading

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Ordinary 30

The Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time The 500th Anniversary of the Reformation 2017 – Cycle A Exodus 22:20-26; Psalm 18; Thessalonians 1:5c-10; Matthew 22:34-40 31 October 1517 a fire was set ablaze by a controversial German Augustinian monk – priest, … Continue reading

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Ordinary 29

The Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time 2017 – Cycle A Isaiah 45:1, 4-6; Psalm 96; Thessalonians 1:1-5b; Matthew 22:15-21 Have you ever considered that the story of humanity can be interpreted as the story of the rise and fall of … Continue reading

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Ordinary 28

The Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time 2017 – Cycle A Isaiah 25:6-10a; Psalm 23; Philippians 4:12-14, 19-20; Matthew 22:1-14 How adaptable are you? How easily do you change course when either sudden changes happen in your daily life or on … Continue reading

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Ordinary 27

The Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time 2017 – Cycle A Isaiah 5:1-7; Psalm 80; Philippians 4:6-9; Matthew 21:33-43 Another mass shooting.  Las Vegas, Nevada is now added to the grim litany of Oklahoma City, Newtown CT, Orlando FL, Columbine, San … Continue reading

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