kingdom

July 20th 2014 – Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Listen Here! Of Wheat and Weeds Readings: Wisdom 12:13,16-19     Psalm 86:5-6, 9-10, 15-16 
Romans 8:26-27     Matthew 13:24-43 God is always teaching His people, we hear in today’s First Reading. And what does He want us to know? That He has care for all of us, that though He is a God of justice, even those who defy and disbelieve Him may hope for His mercy if they turn to Him in repentance [...]

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 [...]