Monthly Archives: May 2012

Audio Readings May 31, 2012 Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Zephaniah 3:14-18 (Psalm); Isaiah 12:2-6;Luke 1:39-56 The Visitation of Mary Blessed are you among women! (Luke 1:42) Don’t you find it remarkable that God chose to bring about his work of redemption through two human babies and their mothers? Jesus … Continue reading

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Audio Readings May 30, 2012 Tuesday of the 8th Week in Oridinary Time

1 Peter 1:18-25 Psalm 147:12-15,19-20;Mark 10:32-45 “Grant that in your glory we may sit one at your right and the other at your left.” (Mark 10:37) It’s Friday night—family night at home, when everyone sits together to play a game … Continue reading

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Audio Readings May 28, 2012 Monday of the 8th Week in Oridinary Time

 

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Audio Readings May 29, 2012 Tuesday of the 8th Week in Oridinary Time

1 Peter 1:10-16;Psalm 98:1-4; Mark 10:28-31 “As he who called you is holy, be holy yourselves in every aspect of your conduct.” (1 Peter 1:15) At any other time in the church year, we might find this exhortation intimidating. There’s … Continue reading

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Audio Readings May 27, 2012 Pentecost

(Acts 2:1-11; Psalm 104:1,24,29-31,34; 1 Corinthians 12:3-7,12-13; John 20:19-23) Pentecost Scholars tell us that the first Pentecost took place during the Jewish Feast of Weeks. This was a festival at which the first fruits of the harvest were offered to … Continue reading

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Audio Readings May 25, 2012 Friday of the 7th Week of Easter

Acts 25:13-21;Psalm 103:1-2,11-12,19-20; John 21:15-19 “There is a man here left in custody by Felix.” (Acts 25:14) If you were talking about the apos­tle Paul, is it likely that you’d refer to him simply as “a man”? Probably not. To … Continue reading

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Audio Readings May 24, 2012 Thursday of the 7th Week of Easter

Acts 22:30; 23:6-11;Psalm 16:1-2,5,7-11;John 17:20-26 “I pray not only for them, but also for those who will believe in me through their word.” (John 17:20) When we enter into a time of intercessory prayer, it’s not uncom­mon to bring our … Continue reading

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