Monthly Archives: August 2012

Audio Readings August 31, 2012 Friday of the 21th Week in Ordinary Time

1 Corinthians 1:17-25;Psalm 33:1-2, 4-5, 10-11 Matthew 25:1-13 “… Not with the wisdom of human eloquence, so that the cross of Christ might not be emptied of its meaning.” (1 Corinthians 1:17) No one can deny the excitement of hearing … Continue reading

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Audio Readings August 30, 2012 Thursday of the 21th Week in Ordinary Time

1 Corinthians 1:1-9;Psalm 145:2-7; Matthew 24:42-51 “He will keep you firm to the end.” (1 Corinthians 1:8) What a promise! Jesus will keep you firm in your faith. He will keep you steady, unwavering in your pur­pose. He will give … Continue reading

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Audio Readings August 29, 2012 Wednesday of the 21th Week in Ordinary Time

2 Thessalonians 3:6-10, 16-18; Psalm 128:1-2, 4-5;Mark 6:17-29 The Passion of Saint John the Baptist Herodias harbored a grudge against him and wanted to kill him. (Mark 6:19) What do I pass on to my children, my friends, and the … Continue reading

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Audio Readings August 28, 2012 Tuesday of the 21th Week in Ordinary Time

2 thessalonians 2:1-3, 14-17;Psalm 96:10-13; Matthew 23:23-26 “Stand firm and hold fast.” (2 Thessalonians 2:15) p>Have your children ever boarded an amusement park ride where the passengers are tilted and whirled all around? If they are seated, you want to … Continue reading

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Audio Readings August 27, 2012 Monday of the 21th Week in Ordinary Time

2 Thessalonians 1:1-5, 11-12;Psalm 96:1-5; Matthew 23:13-22 “We ourselves boast of you in the churches of God.” (2 Thessalonians 1:4) Words can do terrible and last­ing damage. A high school student threatens violence because of slan­derous comments posted about him … Continue reading

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Audio Readings August 26, 2012 Sunday of the 21th Week in Ordinary Time

“This saying is hard; who can accept it?” (John 6:60) What was “this saying” that the people could not accept? It was Jesus’ words that we needed to eat his flesh and drink his blood. You can understand how, if … Continue reading

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Audio Readings August 24, 2012 Friday of the 20th Week in Ordinary Time

Revelation 21:9-14; Psalm 145:10-13, 17-18; John 1:45-51 Saint Bartholomew, Apostle Come and see. (John 1:46) Can you hear the excitement in Philip’s voice as he went to find Nathanael? “We found him! We found him!” And yet Nathaniel, also known as … Continue reading

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