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October 13, 2019: The 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time

2 Kings 5:14-17; 2 Timothy 2:8-13; Luke 17:11-19. In the first reading, Naaman is cured of his leprosy after following the prophet Elisha’s instructions to plunge into the Jordan river seven times. In his Letter to Timothy, Paul note that while he may be in chains, the word of God is not. All who are […]

October 6, 2019: 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Habakkuk 1:2-3; 2:2-4; 2 Timothy 1:6-8, 13-14; Luke 17:5-10. Habakkuk complains to the Lord, who responds that what Habakkuk awaits will come in time, and the just one shall live because of his faith. Saint Paul writes to Timothy and encourages him in his faithfulness to the Gospel. In the Gospel, the Apostles say to […]

September 29, 2019: 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Amos 6:1a, 4-7; 1 Timothy 6:11-16; Luke 16: 19-31. In the first reading from Amos, we hear a warning about comfort and wanton revelry leading to complacency. Saint Paul writes to Timothy, instructing him to lay hold of eternal life by keeping the commandments and pursuing the goods such as love, righteousness and faith. In […]

September 22, 2019: 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Amos 8:4-7; 1 Timothy 2:1-8; Luke 16:1-13 or 16: 10-13. From the prophet Amos comes a warning to the people of the Northern Kingdom of Israel that God sees those who take advantage of or mistreat the poor and needy, and he will not forget a thing they have done. In Paul’s Letter to Timothy, […]

September 15, 2019: 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Exodus 32:7-11, 13-14; 1 Timothy 1:12-17; Luke 15: 1-32 or 15:1-10. In the first reading, Moses turns away God’s wrath when the people of Israel create and worship a molten calf. Saint Paul, writing to Timothy, describes himself as the foremost of sinners—an example to others of God’s merciful love. Jesus, in the Gospel, tells […]

September 8, 2019: 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Wisdom 9:13-18b; Philemon 9-10, 12-17; Luke 14:25-33. In our first reading we learn that knowing God’s ways and plans comes only through the wisdom m of the Holy Spirit. In today’s epistle, Paul urges Philemon to be merciful to his runaway slave, who served Paul in prison, and accept him back not as a slave […]

讚美天主!朝聖之旅完滿結束,各團員過了愉快精彩的幾天,已平安回家。

讚美天主!朝聖之旅完滿結束,各團員過了愉快精彩的幾天,已平安回家。 Our Lady of Guadalupe Pilgrimage Praise be to God! The pilgrimage splendidly concluded. Every group member had a few joyful and wonderful days. All returned home safely.   The pilgrims in front of the Shrine! 8-29 First Mass at Shrine of San Miguel del Milagro – site of apparitions of St. Michael the Archangel […]

September 1, 2019: 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sirach 3:17-18, 20, 28-29. Hebrews 12:18-19, 22-24a; Luke 14:1, 7-14. Sirach describes humility as the hallmark of those who find favor with God. The Letter to the Hebrews reminds the community that Jesus is the mediator of a new covenant. In the Gospel, Jesus uses a parable to convey the importance of humility for his […]

August 25, 2019: 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time

Isaiah 66:18-21; Hebrews 12:5-7, 11-13; Luke 13:22-30. In the first reading, God proclaims that he comes to gather all nations. The second reading exhorts the Christian community not to disdain discipline, as it originates from God’s love. In the Gospel from Luke, Jesus tells his followers to strive for salvation through the narrow gate.   […]

August 18, 2019: 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jeremiah 38:4-6, 8-10; Hebrews 12:1-4; Luke 12:49-53. Jeremiah is imprisoned under the authority of King Zedekiah because the people ate upset by his words. But a court official convinces the king to release him. The writer of Hebrews challenges the community to rid [themselves] of every burden of sin and to keep their eyes fixed […]