Monthly Archives: November 2012

Readings November 30, 2012 34th Week in Ordinary Time

Romans 10:9-18;Psalm 19:8-11; Matthew 4:18-22 Saint Andrew, Apostle “How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news.” (Romans 10:15) How appropriate a reading for the feast of St. Andrew! A native of Gal­ilee, Andrew and his brother Simon … Continue reading

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Audio Readings November 29, 2012 34th Week in Ordinary Time

Revelation 18:1-2, 21-23; 19:1-3, 9; Psalm 100:1-5;Luke 21:20-28   “When these signs begin to happen, stand erect and raise your heads because your redemption is at hand.” (Luke 21:28) In the science-fiction film Signs, a small-town minister, Rev. Hess, finds … Continue reading

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Audio Readings November 28, 2012 34th Week in Ordinary Time

Revelation 15:1-4; Psalm 98:1-3, 7-9;Luke 21:12-19 “I myself shall give you wisdom.” (Luke 21:15) Anyone who has watched a movie about a court case knows that you do not enter the courtroom with­out all your ducks in a row. Not … Continue reading

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Audio Readings November 27,2012 34th Week in Ordinary Time

Revelation 14:14-19; Psalm 96:10-13;Luke 21:5-11   “Do not be terrified.” (Luke 21:9) Time and time again since Jesus walked the earth, predictions of the world’s end have captured pub­lic attention, just as they do now, dominating the secular and reli­gious … Continue reading

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Audio Readings November 26, 2012 34th Week in Ordinary Time

Revelation 14:1-5; Psalm 24:1-6;Luke 21:1-4   “This poor widow put in more than all the rest.” (Luke 21:3) We so often concern ourselves with calculations and comparisons. We weigh the advantages and dis­advantages of a course of action. We look … Continue reading

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Audio Readings November 25, 2012 34th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Daniel 7:13-14; Psalm 93:1-2, 5; Revelation 1:5-8;John 18:33-37 Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe “Are you the King of the Jews?” (John 18:33) In honor of this great feast, let’s take some time to dwell on what it … Continue reading

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Audio Readings November 23, 2012 33rd Week in Ordinary Time

Revelation 10:8-11; Psalm 119:14, 24, 72, 103, 111, 131;Luke 19:45-48 Saint Clement I, Pope and Martyr “All the people were hanging on his words.” (Luke 19:48) Isn’t it amazing? Jesus’ enemies were hunting him like hawks circ­ling their prey, but … Continue reading

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