Monthly Archives: January 2012

Audio Readings January 31, 2012 4th Week in Ordinary Time

2Samuel18:9-10,14,23-25,30–19:3; Psalm 86:1-6;Mark 5:21-43 “Go in peace and be cured of your affliction.” (Mark 5:34) Jesus’ compassion and love really shine out in the miraculous events described in today’s Gospel reading. Moved with pity, he showed great mercy toward people … Continue reading

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Audio Readings January 30, 2012 4th Week in Ordinary Time

2 Samuel 15:13-14,30; 16:5-13; Psalm 3:2-7;Mark 5:1-20 “They caught sight of the man … sitting there clothed and in his right mind.” (Mark 5:15) Today we are once again reminded of Jesus’ power to heal and restore people. The Gospels … Continue reading

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Audio Readings January 29, 2012 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Deuteronomy 18:15-20; Psalm 95:1-2,6-9; 1 Corinthians 7:32-35; Mark 1:21-28 “Quiet!” (Mark 1:25) Today’s Gospel warns us to be on guard because evil spirits are con­stantly at work tempting us and harassing us. This warning is even more urgent today, as … Continue reading

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Audio Readings January 27, 2012 Friday of the 3rd Week in Ordinary Time

2 Samuel 11:1-10,13-17; Psalm 51:3-7,10-11;Mark 4:26-34 “Of its own accord the land yields fruit.” (Mark 4:28) If you’ve ever planted a seed in a garden or even in a pot inside your home, you can probably remem­ber the day that … Continue reading

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Audio Readings January 26, 2012 Memorial of Sts. Timothy and Titus, bishops

2 Timothy 1:1-8;Psalm 96:1-3,7-8,10; Mark 4:21-25 Sts. Timothy and Titus I remember you constantly in my prayers. (2 Timothy 1:3) Born in Galatia, in present-day Turkey, Timothy was appointed by Paul at an early age as a fellow apos­tle. He … Continue reading

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January 25, 2012 Wednesday of the 3rd Week in Ordinary Time

Acts 22:3-16;Psalm 117:1-2; Mark 16:15-18 The Conversion of  St.Paul About noon a great light from the sky suddenly shone around me. (Acts 22:6) Have you taken a close look at your bathroom mirrors lately? The daily routine of brushing your … Continue reading

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Audio Readings January 24, 2012 Memorial of St. Francis de Sales

2 Samuel 6:12-15,17-19;Psalm 24:7-10; Mark 3:31-35 “David and all the Israelites were bringing up the ark of the Lord with shouts of joy.” (2 Samuel 6:15) Having captured the city of Jerusalem and made it his capital, King David was … Continue reading

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