eucharist

July 13th 2014 – Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Listen Here! The Word’s Return Readings: Isaiah 55:10-11   Psalm 65:10-14 
Romans 8:18-23     Matthew 13:1-23 Today’s readings, like last week’s, ask us to meditate on Israel’s response to God’s Word—and our own. Why do some hear the word of the kingdom, yet fail to accept it as a call to conversion and faith in Jesus [...]

June 22nd 2014 – The Solemnity of Corpus Christi

Listen Here! Word of the ‘Living Father’ Readings: Deuteronomy 8:2-3, 14-16 Psalm 147:12-15, 19-20 1 Corinthians 10:16-17 John 6:51-58 The Eucharist is given to us as a challenge and a promise. That’s how Jesus presents it in today’s Gospel. He doesn’t make it easy for those who hear Him. [...]

March 23rd 2014 – Third Sunday of Lent

Listen Here! Striking the Rock Readings: Exodus 17:3-7 Psalm 95:1-2, 6-9 Romans 5:1-2, 5-8 John 4:5-15,19-26,39-42 The Israelites’ hearts were hardened by their hardships in the desert. Though they saw His mighty deeds, in their thirst they grumble and put God to the test in today’s First Reading - a crisis point recalled also in today’s Psalm [...]