Monthly Archives: November 2011

Audio Readings November 30, 2011 1st Week in Advent

Romans 10:9-18;Psalm 19:8-11; Matthew 4:18-22 How beautiful are the feet of those who bring the good news! (Romans 10:15) With these words, taken from the Book of Isaiah, St. Paul paints a picture of someone dedicated to preaching the good … Continue reading

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Audio Reading November 29, 2011 1st Week in Advent

Isaiah 11:1-10;Psalm 72:1-2,7-8,12-13,17;Luke 10:21-24 “Blessed are the eyes that see what you see.” (Luke 10:23) Throughout history, God has always resisted the proud and wel­comed the humble. Those who learn to rely on his grace can testify to this fact. … Continue reading

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Audio Readings November 28, 2011 First Week in Advent

Isaiah 2:1-5;Psalm 122:1-9; Matthew 8:5-11 “Come, let us climb … to the house of the God of Jacob.” (Isaiah 2:3) Have you ever seen a building so massive that it took up your whole field of vision? Well, picture one … Continue reading

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Audio Readings November 27, 2011 1st Sunday in Advent

“Be watchful! Be alert!” (Mark 13:33) Announcement: The Most High God requests the honor of your presence at the entry of his Son into the world. The unprecedented event will be followed by a joyous celebration in two locations: heaven … Continue reading

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Audio Readings November 25, 2011 34th Week in Ordinary Time

Daniel 7:2-14;(Psalm) Daniel 3:75-81;Luke 21:29-33 “I saw One like a son of man coming, on the clouds of heaven.” (Daniel 7:13) Who is the holiest person you can think of? Francis of Assisi? The Virgin Mary? Or maybe it’s someone … Continue reading

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Audio Readings November 24, 2011 34th Week in Ordinary Time

Daniel 6:12-28;(Psalm) Daniel 3:68-74;Luke 21:20-28 “Your redemption is at hand.” (Luke 21:28) A young, inquisitive student asks his religion teacher a difficult question. Unable to give an adequate answer, the teacher replies: “It’s a mystery of the faith.” What is … Continue reading

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Audio Readings November 23, 2011 34th Week in Ordinary Time

Daniel 5:1-6,13-14,16-17,23-28;(Psalm) Daniel 3:62-67;Luke 21:12-19 http://www.usccb.org/bible/reflections/ “They will seize and persecute you.” (Luke 21:12) Persecution. The mere word evokes a sense of dread in our hearts. When Jesus spoke these words, he knew that we would all face some form … Continue reading

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