Monthly Archives: September 2011

Audio Readings September 30, 2011 26th Week in Ordinary Time

Baruch 1:15-22; Psalm 79:1-5,8-9;Luke 10:13-16 “Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida!” (Luke 10:13) http://www.usccb.org/bible/reflections/ Why was Jesus so upset with these towns? Essentially, because they didn’t do anything. Many of the people liked this miracle-worker from Nazareth, but … Continue reading

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Audio Readings September 29, 2011 26th Week in Ordinary Time

Daniel 7:9-10,13-14; Psalm 138:1-5;John 1:47-51 http://www.usccb.org/bible/reflections The Archangels You will see greater things than this. (John 1:50) Nathanael was impressed. Jesus had seen him from afar and made an insightful assessment of his personality. In fact, he may have even … Continue reading

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Audio Readings September 28, 2011 26th Week in Ordinary Time

Nehemiah 2:1-8; Psalm 137:1-6;Luke 9:57-62 http://www.usccb.org/bible/reflections/ “Let the dead bury their dead.” (Luke 9:60) Jesus sounds pretty extreme here, doesn’t he? Surely he would want a man to attend his own father’s funeral! Everything we know about him tells us … Continue reading

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Audio Readings September 27, 2011 26th Week in Ordinary Time

Zechariah 8:20-23; Psalm 87:1-7;Luke 9:51-56 http://old.usccb.org/video/reflections.shtml “Do you want us to call down fire from heaven to consume them?” (Luke 9:54) There can be no doubt that religion and politics have fueled some of the most terrible conflicts in human … Continue reading

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Audio Readings September 26, 2011 26th Week in Ordinary Time

http://www.usccb.org/bible/reflections/ Zechariah 8:1-8;Psalm 102:16-23,29;Luke 9:46-50 “The one who is least among all of you is the one who is the greatest.” (Luke 9:48) The disciples were people just like us. Some craved respect and esteem from others. Some sought power … Continue reading

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Audio Readings September 25, 2011 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Ezekiel 18:25-28; Psalm 25:4-9; Philippians 2:1-11; Matthew 21:28-32 http://www.usccb.org/bible/reflections/ “Which of the two did his father’s will?” (Matthew 21:31) This is a familiar story. A father sends each of his two sons to work in his vineyard. The first says … Continue reading

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Audio Readings September 23, 2011 25th Week in Ordinary Time

Haggai 2:1-9; Psalm 43:1-4;Luke 9:18-22 http://www.usccb.org/bible/reflections/ “But who do you say that I am?” (Luke 9:20) We can all answer this question to some degree or another. Maybe we have been taught our catechism and learned that Jesus is the … Continue reading

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