Monthly Archives: February 2012

Audio Readings February 29, 2012 Wedensday of the1st Week of Lent

Jonah 3:1-10;Psalm 51:3-4,12-13,18-19; Luke 11:29-32 “The word of the Lord came to Jonah a second time.” (Jonah 3:1) Jonah wasn’t about to make the same mistake twice. After all, spend­ing a few nights in a fish’s gut can be very … Continue reading

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Audio Readings February 28, 2012 Tuesday of the1st Week of Lent

Isaiah 55:10-11; Psalm 34:5-7,16-19;Matthew 6:7-15   “If you do not forgive others, neither will your Father forgive your transgressions.” (Matthew 6:15) Someone causes you to be late for an important meeting. Someone accidentally dents your car while you are stopped … Continue reading

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Audio Readings February 27, 2012 Monday of the1st Week of Lent

Leviticus 19:1-2,11-18; Psalm 19:8-10,15;Matthew 25:31-46 “Inherit the kingdom pre­pared for you.” (Matthew 25:34) The sheep are puzzled. “What did we do to deserve such a won­derful thing as the kingdom?” they ask. “When did we ever see you hun­gry, thirsty, … Continue reading

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The Period of Purification and Enlightenment

  R.C.I.A.       The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) is the process through which interested adults are gradually introduced to the Roman Catholic faith and way of life. Sacred Heart currently has four adult catechumens and … Continue reading

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Audio Readings February 26, 2012 1st Sunday of Lent

Genesis 9:8-15; Psalm 25:4-9; 1 Peter 3:18-22; Mark 1:12-15 “It is … an appeal to God for a clear conscience.” (1 Peter 3:21) While St. Peter is describing the Sacrament of Baptism here, he could just as easily be talking … Continue reading

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Audio Readings February 24, 2012 Lenten Weekday

Isaiah 58:1-9;Psalm 51:3-6,18-19; Matthew 9:14-15 “Why do we fast, and you do not see it?” (Isaiah 58:3) Well-known film director Woody Allen once quipped that 90 percent of success is just showing up. Well, if that’s the case, then the … Continue reading

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Audio Readings February 23, 2012 Lenten Weekday

“If anyone wishest to come after me … ” (Luke 9:23) Deuteronomy 30:15-20; Psalm 1:1-4,6;Luke 9:22-25 Don’t you find it amazing that Jesus Christ, the all-holy Son of God, would give us, mere mortals, a choice? He won’t force us … Continue reading

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