Monthly Archives: August 2011

Audio Readings August 31, 2011 22nd Week in Ordinary Time

Colossians 1:1-8;Psalm 52:10-11; Luke 4:38-44 http://old.usccb.org/video/reflections.shtml “We always give thanks to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you.” (Colossians 1:3) What confidence Paul exudes as he begins his letter to the believers in Colossae! … Continue reading

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Audio Readings August 30, 2011 22nd Week in Ordinary Time

Thessalonians 5:1-6, 9-11;Psalm 27:1,4,13-14; Luke 4:31-37 “All of you are children of the light and children of the day.” (1 Thessalonians 5:5) Isn’t that amazing? You were once in darkness, but now you have been brought into the light of … Continue reading

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Audio Readings August 29, 2011 22nd Week in Ordinary Time

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18;Psalm 96:1,3-5,11-13;Mark 6:17-29 http://old.usccb.org/video/reflections.shtml The Martyrdom of John the Baptist Give me at once on a platter the head of John the Baptist. (Mark 6:25) We probably have many questions about the end of the world or the … Continue reading

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Audio Readings August 28, 2011 22nd Week in Ordinary Time

Jeremiah 20:7-9; Psalm 63:2-6,8-9; Romans 12:1-2; Matthew 16:21-27 “You are thinking not as God does, but as human beings do.” (Matthew 16:23) Can you imagine being in Peter’s position? Jesus just called you the rock on which he would build … Continue reading

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Audio Readings August 26, 2011 21st Week in Ordinary Time

1 Thessalonians 4:1-8;Psalm 97:1-2,5-6,10-12;Matthew 25:1-13 http://old.usccb.org/video/reflections.shtml “God did not call us to impurity but to holiness.” (1 Thessalonians 4:7) Moved by his affection for them, Paul urged the Thessalonians to hold fast to all that he had told them. Judging … Continue reading

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Audio Readings August 25, 2011 21st Week in Ordinary Time

1 Thessalonians 3:7-13;Psalm 90:3-5,12-14,17;Matthew 24:42-51 “You do not know on which day your Lord will come.” (Matthew 24:42) No wonder Jesus warns us to stay awake! The end could come at any time, and he wants all of us to … Continue reading

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Audio Readings August 24, 2011 21st Week in Ordinary Time

Revelation 21:9-14;Psalm 145:10-13,17-18;John 1:45-51 St. Bartholomew You will see heaven opened. (John 1:51) Under a fig tree. That’s where Nathanael (Bartholomew) was when Jesus “saw” him (John 1:48). What was he doing there? Eating lunch? Thinking about his to-do list? … Continue reading

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