Monthly Archives: June 2011

Audio Readings June 30 13th Week in Ordinary Time

Genesis 22:1-19; Psalm 115:1-6,9;Matthew 9:1-8 http://www.usccb.org/video/reflections.shtml “The Son of Man has authority.” (Matthew 9:6) Matthew tells us that when Jesus  healed a man who was paralyzed,  the crowd “glorified God who had  given such authority to human  beings” (Matthew 9:8). … Continue reading

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Audio Readings June 29, 2011 13th Week in Ordinary Time

Acts 12:1-11;Psalm 34:2-9; 2 Timothy 4:6-8,17-18; Matthew 16:13-19 http://www.usccb.org/video/reflections.shtml Sts. Peter and Paul Peter was being kept in prison, but  prayer by the church was fervently  being made to God on his behalf.  (Acts 12:5)  In this wonderful story, we read  how … Continue reading

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Audio Readings June 28, 2011 13th Week in Ordinary Time

Genesis 19:15-29; Psalm 26:2-3,9-12;Matthew 8:23-27 http://www.usccb.org/video/reflections.shtml “Lord, save us!” (Matthew 8:25) The disciples were astounded:  Jesus created calm. “What sort of  man is this,” they wondered in awe,  “whom even the winds and the sea  obey?” (Matthew 8:27) What sort of … Continue reading

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Audio Readings June 27, 2011 13th Week in Ordinary Time

Genesis 18:16-33;Psalm 103:1-4,8-11; Matthew 8:18-22 http://www.usccb.org/video/reflections.shtml “Then Abraham drew  nearer to him and said: ‘Will you …’”  (Genesis 18:23) Abraham sure knew how to drive  a hard bargain, didn’t he? Reading  this passage, you may feel the urge  to take him … Continue reading

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Audio Readings June 26, 2011 The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

Deuteronomy 8:2-3,14-16; Psalm 147:12-15,19-20; 1 Corinthians 10:16-17; John 6:51-58 http://www.usccb.org/video/reflections.shtml The Body and Blood of Christ Not by bread alone does man live. (Deuteronomy 8:3)  Imagine entering a restaurant  where the owner promises: “Our  food will give you so much … Continue reading

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Audio Readings June 24, 2011 12th Week in Ordinary Time

Isaiah 49:1-6; Psalm 139:1-3,13-15; Acts 13:22-26;Luke 1:57-66,80 http://www.usccb.org/video/reflections.shtml The Birth of John the Baptist He will be called John. (Luke 1:60) Zechariah and Elizabeth wanted  so much to have a child, especially as  they watched their neighbors’ families  grow. But as … Continue reading

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Audio Readings June 23, 2011 12th Week in Ordinary Time

Genesis 16:1-12,15-16; Psalm 106:1-5;Matthew 7:21-29 http://www.usccb.org/video/reflections.shtml “Everyone who listens to  these words of mine and acts on them  will be like a wise man who built his  house on rock.” (Matthew 7:24) Aurelius seemed to have everything—  a great education, a … Continue reading

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